Post-Meeting Field Trip


Post-Meeting Field Trip: July 15 to 22, 2017

(Preliminary Programme)

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16: Visit to Tlahuica people who are able to distinguish and consume more than 150 species of edible mushrooms in central Mexico.

Monday 17: Visit to Nanacamilpa town, a village with a mushroom name from the Aztec language nanacatl= mushroom. Prehispanic frescos in Cacaxtla, Tlaxcala.

Tuesday 18: Gathering of  endemic wild edible mushrooms in a cloudy moist mountainous subtropical forest, in eastern Mexico, Xalapa, Veracruz.

Wednesday 19: Colonial city of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.  Visit to archaeological pre-Columbian site of Monte Alban.

Thursday 20 and Friday 21: Visit to Ixtlán, a small typical village and visit to subtropical and temperate forests with local mycophilic communities of Oaxaca.  Sleeping in the ecotouristic centre of  Cuajimoloyas, state of Oaxaca, Southern Mexico.

Saturday 22: Return trip to Mexico city.


Field Trip Cost and Payment

The estimated cost of the Post-Meeting field trip is around USD 1,000 per person for a single room and USD 800 per person for a double room. Final prices will be provided by March 15, 2017. This price includes: i) all the activities planned according to the schedule; ii) accommodations for seven nights, from Saturday, July 15 to Friday, July 21; iii) all meals from lunch on Saturday, July 15 to the breakfast of Saturday 22; iv) all the transportation costs according to schedule concluding in Mexico city the afternoon/evening of Saturday, July 22; and v) all entrance fees and English-speaking guides to archaeological sites listed in the schedule. We expect to conclude the Post-meeting field trip around 7 pm in Mexico City. If you plan to join us on this trip, we would greatly appreciate it if you could inform us as soon as possible, in order that we can plan all of the activities, arrange proper accommodation and the best possible transportation well in advance. We also ask that you make your payment for the field trip by Paypal or bank transfer (as with the registration fees), by May 20, 2017 at latest.