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Ollantaytambo Discovery Tour: The Peruvian Woodcarving Tradition

Duration: Flexible
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  • Master the basics of Andean woodcarving with a local artisan while helping support local women with building sustainable incomes..Discover the long history and techniques of this ancient tradition..Craft the perfect memento to take home using traditional tools and local cedar wood.
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Test your woodcarving skills alongside a Peruvian craftsman! Julio and his family have continued the traditional art for generations, and now Julio will guide you through the basics of woodcarving in the heart of the historic Incan section of Ollantaytambo. Learn how to use simple hand tools to carve with unfinished cedar wood. After honing your skills, you'll create a memorable keepsake to take home with you from your Andean adventure.
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