Quinto Sol Adventures Tours

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QUINTO SOL ADVENTURE TOURS P.O. Box 151 Olema, CA. 94950 (415) 663-1525 Quinto Sol means the Fifth Sun. According to Nahuatl legend, it is a time of the spiritual evolution of human consciousness. We are presently in the time of the Quinto Sol. We resonate with the call of a higher frequency. Now is the time to make that energetic leap forward! This is your opportunity for conscious travel. This is a call of the Spirit, to all who want direct connection with ancient native roots, through meaningful travel. South of the border, in Mexico, lies a cultural treasure beckoning you to come and experience the magic and the wonder. Have you ever wanted to travel to magical places known to the native locals? Do you want to make a journey, perhaps a pilgrimage, with a special guide, who knows the customs and the way? CAMILA MARTINEZ, M.A., CMT, is a curandera (a practitioner of traditional native Mexican medicine), ethnobotanist, world traveler, educator, and field researcher on traditional native herbal and spiritual healing. She is the first western woman to receive a graduate degree in Ayurvedic medicine (the traditional medicine of India), and Tibetan Medicine. She has apprenticed with Dona Julieta, a Mazatec curandera and shamaness, for 20 years. She has lectured and taught at colleges and universities, in the U.S. and abroad. She has lived in Mexico, India, Singapore, Alaska, and Hawaii with the native peoples, and converses in eight languages. In addition she has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for the past 21 years, receiving teachings and Tantric initiations in the past 13 years from eminent Tibetan Nyingma Lamas, as well as His Holiness the Dalai Lama. ALL TOURS originate in Mexico City. Cost includes all accommodations, food and travel within Mexico. Airfare from the U.S. to Mexico is not included. Summer tours are scheduled from June through August. There are also journeys in Fall and Winter. Here is a look at the basic tours: THE VALLEY DISCOVERY (10 day journey) MEXICO CITY: On our arrival, we will have Mexico City, the historic Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, beneath our feet! There are priceless art treasures both pre-Columbian and modern. Tour the Museum of Anthropology; visit Frieda Kahlo's house; see the magnificent murals of Diego Rivera; journey to ancient goddess sites; climb the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon in the sacred city of Teotihuacan; Pay homage at the temple of Quetzalcoatl; decipher the powerful symbolism. OAXACA: Then we travel south to the Womb of the Earth Mother, Oaxaca. This is the crossroads of the 7 tribal regions, an ancient power place. Experience the charm and beauty of Monte Alban, the Zapotec archaeological wonder; art treasures of jade and gold; the markets, full of tribal peoples; the colorful regional dances; the daily life of native villages; traditional textiles and ceramic arts; numerous indigenous dialects; excellent regional cuisine. ($1400) THE RUMBO PACIFICO (14-day journey) The Pacific coastal region, includes the entire Valley Discovery, plus crossing the pine forested mountains; boat exploring a nature preserve; bird watching; swimming; snorkeling; tropical delights. ($2000) THE MAYA TRAIL (14-day journey) The Caribbean coast, includes the entire Valley Discovery, plus round-trip air travel to Cozumel; archaeological site visit; exploring a nature preserve; bird watching; swimming; snorkeling; tropical native surprises. ($3000) CUSTOM JOURNEY (14 or 21 days) Here is your opportunity to arrange a custom journey. Exploratory - shamanic - ecological - ethnobotanical... QUINTO SOL ADVENTURE TOURS offers journeys, tours, retreats and classes on a variety of subjects. A few topics include Pre-Columbian Art and Indigenous Folk Arts; Native Ethnobotany (studying plants and their uses); Ecological Journeys; Native Cuisine; Women's Journeys; Men's Journeys; Vision Quests; Equinox and Solstice Retreats; Meditation and Yoga Retreats; Meditation and Yoga Retreats; Ayurveda; Lomi Lomi (traditional Hawaiian massage); Spiritual Emergence.

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