Oaxaca, "Quesillo & Paper"

“De quesillo y papel” distinctive business activity of the Etla valley at Oaxaca. Located only 17 km away from Oaxaca city, Etla has a cooperative dedicated to the paper elaboration with regional natural fibers like tree barks, branches, cotton, flowers and pigments. This place has an offer of things you can buy, like notebooks and paper jewelry.

Also, you will meet San Agustin´s art center, an old ex yarn factory; and “Tejidos la Soledad” founded in 1883, where raw cotton blanket was made, the building is enigmatic in its architecture and emblematic for its exhibitions of contemporary art and culture.

In the last part of this excursion, be witness of the whole process of the “Quesillo” elaboration, a cheese with unique texture and flavor, original from Oaxaca and created in Etla, in the house of a cheese producer family

Recommendations: bring camera, sunblock, hat or cap, comfortable shoes and clothes, and cash

Includes: Transportation Hotel-tour-hotel with A/C, Tour guide (Spanish/English), Access to: San Agustin´s art center, Etla market, cheese producer house

Exclusions: Tickets, Food or Tips, $30.00 pesos fee in the paper workshop

Operation: 1,3,5,7

Duration: 4 hrs with 30 minutes

Schedule: 10:00 hrs

Minimum 2 pasenger.