TEXTILES AND MORE 2012 During 2012 Alumni Travel is offering a number of textile based tours, which of course explore other aspects of the cultures and – TAASA Review September 2012


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communities in which the textiles flourish. Carole Douglas has a 2 part tour India: Stitches in Time which travels across the subcontinent from Mumbai to Lucknow (18 Oct ­ 8 Nov and 11 Nov ­ 1 Dec) Gay Spies takes her annual tour, Laos: Textiles and other Treasures (25 Nov-18 Dec 2012), which will include the That Luang Festival.

The group size is limited to 8. Rob Lovell explores cultural events in North East India including in the Nagaland Hornbill Festival (20 Nov ­ 5 Dec) Steve McHardy visits Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim (01-17 Dec), three nations squeezed between the great powers of China and India. ...