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A small village known for its production of quality rugs.

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Bulmaro Perez Mendoza

The highlight of visiting Teotitlan has always been calling on the Zapotec weaver and artisan Bulmaro Perez Mendoza. A professional couple we know, who are very involved in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Steven S
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Bellingham

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Bellingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The highlight of visiting Teotitlan has always been calling on the Zapotec weaver and artisan Bulmaro Perez Mendoza. A professional couple we know, who are very involved in the NYC art world, are astounded by the craftsmanship and artistry of Bulmaro Perez Mendoza. He has rugs and wall hangings in all sizes, shapes, colors and designs, along with handwoven bags,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I was remiss in reviewing this wonderful site after our Spring 2015 visit (April 2015). Four US-based adults spent an informative 2 hours learning about natural dyes, watching weaving, and viewing the products of the artisans at the Bulmaro Perez Mendoza family's site in Teotitlan de Valle. Our hosts were friendly and accommodating. The processes interesting and the results exquisite.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Teotitlan del Valle is comprised of a number of workshops producing hand-woven rugs and other textiles. Many will give a demonstration of spinning, dying, and weaving. Even if you have seen similar demonstrations, you may learn something new and it is fun to watch. Our first visit was with a guide. Since it had been a long day and we... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is the city to buy rugs (tapetes) and bedspreads. Thousands of rugs. Check out its Centro first for a grand selection woven by many local vendors.

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Chapala, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This village is incredible if you have a desire to see a close-by village outside Oaxaca & have an interest in learning about the production of Mexican carpets. Head to Isaac Vasquez's for a lesson in natural dyes & processes, then dawdle a bit & oogle the finished products. Bet you don't leave without a rug (they pack down quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

On the way from the Tlacolula market tour with Nora Andrea Valencia Gutierrez, we stopped in the charming village of Teotitlan del Valle, a lovely, simple community which has a long tradition of textiles. After visiting the cathedral we went to the Perez Mendoza compound, and were treated to a 30 minute presentation by Bulmaro Perez Mendoza on the art... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

So the little "tour" is quite interesting, if you haven't seen something like this before. It's essentially leading up to a hard sell at the end. They show you various natural ingredients to make the colours etc. They would tell you that every single colour used in their rugs is derived naturally. NOT TRUE. They would tell you that the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

You'll save a lot by making the trip to Teotitlan del Valle. This is the town with the real Zapotec weavers. From here, the rugs go to Oaxaca and beyond and the prices get multiplied. We had a great time there.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

we ended up negotiating for a taxi in oaxaca for 100 pesos, and he agreed to pick us up at the end of the day. this was super, as it was a holiday and no busses were running. we went mostly to hike up el picacho... which was really nice. just a perfect amount of hiking and great views along... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

My friends and I decided to visit Teotitlan to visit the town and to buy textiles (woven bedspreads, napkins, purses, etc). We took the local bus (10 pesos one way) from the bus station on road 190. The station is between the "Estadio Eduardo Vasconcelos," McDonalds and the bus takes you to the middle of the Pueblo and it takes... More 

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