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“Awamaki Patacancha tour” 5 of 5 stars
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Patacancha Valley
Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Brockport, New York
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“Awamaki Patacancha tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My son and I took a half day tour to Patacancha with the non profit group Awamaki. This was one of the highlights of our adventure to Peru. After a 45 minute drive we visited a weaving cooperative run by Awamaki. Taylor, our volunteer and guide, was extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend any of the tours offered; keep this non profit alive!

Visited July 2013
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Gibsons, B.C.
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“A Highlight of the Sacred Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Wonderful visit to the village of Patacancha with Eco-Inca guide Jhon and driver Ronald. Delicious full meal, a home visit, walks, weaving demonstration and an opportunity to buy directly from the textile producers. We brought bread, pencils and notebooks for the local children, who we encountered on their way home from school. Gained an understanding of the village economy, delivery of education in remote areas, and the fragility of these places.

Visited April 2013
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Traverse City, Michigan
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“Rural taste”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Nice walk along the river and among the hills. Good birding. Got a sense of country living. Saw a woman using the digging stick.

Visited April 2013
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Mt.Shasta,CA
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“Wow! sooooo beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I had a guided tour with a local man. He was great and so conscious of the culture...it was an amazing view...and a steady easy 2hr walk back to town. We walked through peoples land so we brought gifts of fruit, or bread in thanks. One of the highlights of my month long trip.

Visited March 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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“Terrific cultural tour with Awamaki!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Spend a morning at 12,800 feet getting to know this little village and its growing weaving cooperative, courtesy of the NGO, Awamaki. We learned about the village's culture, saw 20 women gather to turn in completed weavings and weave together as their children played, and were taken into one woman's home briefly. Highly recommended!

Visited August 2012
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