Ocotlán, Santo Tomás Jaliezta & San Bartolo
Highlights / General details
This tour is only carried out on Friday, the traditional market day in Octolan de Morales, 30 KM to the souch of the city of Oaxaca. This is one of the most authentically Indigenous markets near the capitol. During the tour, we visit two more towns. In Santo Bartolo Coyotepec we have the opportunity to observe the ancient Mesoamerican potters traditional methods of creating pots and jars by hand without the use of a potter's wheel. This technique was revived by the legendary Dona Rosa who worked exclusively in black clay to produce black pottery known the world over. In Santo Tomas Jalietza, the women use a simple traditional back strap loom to weave a great variety of imaginative and delicate textile products.
Hotel pick up; Guided tour.
Food and beverage; Gratuities (optional).
Hours of operation
Approximately 5 hours.
Minimum of 2 passengers per trip.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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