Cultural Tour of South Africa
Starts: Saturday, 11 April, 2015 12:00am
Ends: Saturday, 11 April, 2015 03:00am
Join textile artist Val Hearder for an extraordinary journey to South Africa. Visit world-class galleries, museums and into rural areas to meet artisans who make embroidered textiles, beadwork, baskets, wood and textiles. Val will take you off the beaten track to meet local artisans and to special places. Visit studios to view fibre arts, weaving, ceramics, carving and more. Visit Nelson Mandela's house in Soweto Township, see ancient San Bushmen cave paintings in the Drakensberg, overnight in a Zulu beehive hut, view wildlife in Kruger National Park, and so much more. Optional 5 day Cape Town add-on. Itinerary and details at http://www.africanthreads.ca.