I am traveling to Israel in August. Is there anything, related to fibers, that I should be sure to see while I am there?
I am Miri from Israel. I'm trying to think of fibre-related locations in Israel and what just springs to my mind is the Bedouin town of Laqiyah, where you can see their very beautiful rugs being woven and purchase any. It is located in the south of Israel and here are two relevant links:
There is also a village for special needs children who weave, among other things:
You can write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and specify what exactly you are interested in and I will try to think of additional locations.
I Are there specific areas in Vietnam that are known for traditional textiles?
Any ideas of places of fiber interest to visit in Newfoundland? I'll be there for two weeks in July.
We are heading to Taos and Santa Fe in September. There are so many places listed in the AAA book it's hard to choose. Does anyone have any suggestions for these two areas.
Thanks to Deborah we found a superb place in Monument Valley. We are going to be in the 4 corners area for 2 weeks and have the trip all set, just 2 reservations needed.
Anyone traveling to India may want to look at this web site, which I run across and have no connection to. www.handlooms.com
Last fall a friend and I stayed in one of the Earthship houses outside of Taos. They are amazing.! Check it out at www.earthship.net. Click on nightly rentals. They are not cheap, but it is a whole experience in itself. Do you have a copy of the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails book? --Annie
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