India 2011

This tour is by invitation only. CLOSED.

South India – Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Natural Dye & Paper Making workshop

Special opportunity by invitation to travel through India with Yoshiko. She has been traveling throughout this country for over 30 years including living in Ahmedabad in 1983/84 on a Education & Culture Fellowship and frequent subsequent 3-month residencies continuing throughout the last 3 decades. TOUR FOCUS: natural dye and paper making with Mr. Shio, master  artisan of Japanese paper making. Other highlights: organic cotton cultivation, handloom weaving, khadi, natural dyeing, biodynamic farming, architecture, culture, and more.

This tour is an exploratory trip. It may be offered in the future as a regular SFS program.



1. Enroll via our SFS Registration page

2. Download form

3. Continue with instructions below.



Send reservation deposit. Instructions are here.

A confirmation email & password will be sent to you upon receipt. Use your password to access Travel Preparation files. These can be accessed from the main menu under “Registered Travelers”


Photocopy and fax -OR- scan & email an image of your passport. By law, this is required so our travel agents can purchase necessary domestic flights.

F: +1 510.527.0231  //  E: yiw [AT] yoshikowada [DOT] com


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Instruction on remitting balance payment will be emailed to you.


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