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At the top of any pom pom lover's bucket list should be a trip to Peru. Colorful pom poms are everywhere - from the country's capital Lima, to the floating islands of Uros.
To the ancestors of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec, weaving was extremely important and highly valued - almost every woman wove, and textiles were once used as currency. Among them, Inca weavers were considered the most accomplished. They usually wove on backstrap looms, a heritage which has been passed down through generations and still lives today.
A "city of art and history", Grasse takes pride in its prosperous perfume industry, whose history can be traced back to the 17th century. The favorable microclimate in Grasse prompted the cultivation of various fragrant plants, and subsequently the production of the finest essential oils and concentrates.
When I first learned about these weaving villages in Vietnam, I was blown away by the intricacies involved in creating their traditional textiles, and the amount of time and skill it takes to make them. I was also shocked to learn that these weaving techniques are in danger of going extinct, ...
Sri Lanka, the jewel of the Indian Ocean, is a teardrop shaped island at the foot of the Indian subcontinent. It is blessed with beautiful beaches, rain forests, rivers and highlands, and has the highest biodiversity density in Asia.