Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Uruguay Trip 2023

Fairmount Fibers and Pom Pom Magazine present: Return to Uruguay 2023

Join us for an unforgettable 9-day trip!

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The 2023 Return to Uruguay trip includes:

Visits to workshops in the countryside, to meet the artisan members/owners of the cooperatives and see yarn being dyed
 Manos del Uruguay's central office in Montevideo, where we will meet with members of the Board of Directors and see the design studios and dye lab where new products are developed
 
Manos del Uruguay's flagship shop in Montevideo, where they sell ready-to-wear knit and woven garments and homegoods, as well as leather goods made by local craftspeople
A guided tour of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, to see sites both historic and modern
A stay in the seaside resort town of Punta del Este, known as "the Riviera of South America" 
A stay at a countryside hotel, which previously operated as the Uruguay's most historic ranch. There are a wide variety of leisure activities both indoor and outdoor, from the athletic (horseback riding!) to the relaxing (poolside knitting!)
 
Lunch at a winery featuring a range of wines crafted from Uruguayan grapes
A visit to an art museum that showcases the work of Uruguayan contemporary artists

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Along the way, we will enjoy freshly made and plentiful Uruguayan fare! Dietary restrictions will be accommodated.

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The price includes:

Eight nights accommodation 
Transport within Uruguay*
Bilingual guide
Most meals, including drinks
Commemorative tote filled with Manos del Uruguay goods
*Please note that travel to and from Uruguay is not included in the price
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Group size:

We keep the size of the travel group small, to ensure quality of experience as we travel around the country of Uruguay.
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