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Fundacion San Lorenzo De Barichara

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Paper making

The tour begins in a small garden where the plants used in the process are shown. Next the process... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Bonnie S
Chilliwack, Canada
via mobile
Magic place

What a magic place, so quiet, so nice with wonderful paper based art such lights, booklets... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
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5 Dec 2017
“Paper making ”
25 Feb 2017
“Magic place”
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The tour begins in a small garden where the plants used in the process are shown. Next the process is explained and you can try making a sheet. Women from the area make and dye this paper for sale and there if a small shop...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

What a magic place, so quiet, so nice with wonderful paper based art such lights, booklets, etc. It’s a small paper factory you can visit and learn all the process to make this very special organic paper.

Thank LucL
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Interesting workshop to visit and wonderful wares for purchase. Staff friendly and helpful. Purchases available include stationary, mobiles, animal figures, picture frames and more.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Very interesting place to visit. Local ladies work many ways to make paper and ended up with beautiful books, lamps, paper, etc. The house is also very nice, clean and well organized. One of the ladies gives you the tour and shows you the process....More

Thank Milclau
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful place to visit. The artists of paper explain all the process of the making of the hand crafted paper. Incredible papers to buy, lamps and other paper crafts.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 9 July 2016

One of our tour group had an interest in paper making, so we visited this small community enterprise and found a real gem. For a small fee, you enjoy a tour of the process of papermaking from the harvesting of the pique plant to the...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

you not only learn a lot about local hand-crafted goods, but you support a great institutions that manages to give opportunities to women in this cozy Andean Colombian town

Thank marx-engels
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Paper handmade from many local plants with different colours and finishes depending on the actual plant used.Training and employing local people.

Thank jamesdiana2016
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a state granted workshop producing products for sale which in turn contributes towards the funding of specialised training for local people, including handicrafts and pottery. Many of the products are appealing and highly original and well worth a visit to both the workshops...More

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