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Aphrodite's Artful Boot Crafting Retreat
Are you seeking the perfect getaway? Willing to craft felting masterpieces and have an unforgettable experience? We have something special for you!
We are pleased to invite you to a 10-day felting retreat in Cyprus, the land of love and beauty.
The retreat will take place in October 14-23, 2024.
Explore the history of Cyprus. During our trip we will explore the history of Cyprus, visit the old city of the capital and walk around the ruins of an ancient palace. We will discover the hidden architectural gems and cultural heritage of the Greeks.
In this workshop the participants will master skills of classic shoemaker adapted to felted boots, thus creating felted orthopaedic shoes. This involves creating felted shoes with a good level of foot support, having inner soles and stiff shoe back (heel box).
During 5 days master class students will create ankle boots with new techniques in a short time, with different type of décor. Students will learn how to make a heel box using technologically advanced materials in the production of shoes.
Immerse yourself in an interactive experience where you'll journey through the rich history of Cypriot wheat production. Get hands-on as you grind wheat using ancient hand-mills, just like in Neolithic Cyprus. Feel the texture of fresh flour produced from the very stone-mill.
But that's not all – you'll have the unique opportunity to learn the art of making traditional Cypriot bread, known as 'coulouri.' Let the essence of Cyprus's culinary heritage fill your senses as you master the secrets behind this time-honored delicacy.
Take a moment to relax...Within retreat, you will attend one of the best hammam spa in old town of Nicosia city. In addition, our program includes time on the coast with the opportunity to experience the Mediterranean Sea in velvet season.
Cyprus is known for its spiritual places, which are visited by people from all over the world. Together we will experience the depth of spiritual culture and visit sacred places.
Try the best of what Aphrodite's Island could offer! Together, we'll taste traditional Cypriot cuisine, treat ourselves to freshly caught fish, and enjoy halloumi, the island's signature cheese.
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The program balances workshop time, integrated into travelling, relaxing and private time.
Opportunity to learn felting techniques
Throughout the retreat, you will learn techniques to venture into the world of felted boots, shaping wearable art with your own hands. Join us for two unique and inspiring creative journeys!
Our program is designed to provide you with amazing experiences, including crafting, tasting traditional food, exploring hidden treasures of the island