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Creating One-of-a-Kind Shoes made of Recycled Mayan Textiles and Repurposed Car Tires, handmade just for you by Indigenous artisans.
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    Support the Cause

    Thank you for helping us change our relationship to nature and planting a seed to revitalize our relationships to each other and to the natural world!

    Your heart approves of this decision.

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    Handmade Chocolate Bar

    Indulge in a stone-ground chocolate bar, the food of the gods!

    We are happy to offer a flex goal of divinely made cacao in the form of a bar.

    Each bar is stamped with a Nahual - giving you the opportunity to look up what day on the Mayan calendar your bar was made and what energies are associated with that day and the bar itself.

    Enjoy!

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    Kinship Bracelets

    Receive 3 kinship bracelets. We appreciate your support in our cause!

    Generosity is the virtue that produces peace.

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    Become Kin to the Cause

    Become a Kin member at $20 per month and outfit yourself with indigenous made beauty from head to toe.
    Every 6 months of recurring donations, you'll receive a custom pair of shoes.

    Kickstarter exclusive Kin starter kit includes:
    Ceremonial-grade drinking Cacao
    Healing Black Salt from Sacapulas, Guatemala
    A naturally plant-dyed handwoven scarf

    Choose one of the 6 scarf color options:
    Grey
    Purple
    Yellow
    Blue
    Brown
    Rose

    After the campaign we'll send you an email to set-up a recurring donation of $20 per month.

    Each scarf is hand dyed individually. Please allow for some variations in patterns and shades, all scarves are one-of-a-kind.

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    The Lifestyle

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 30% off retail**

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed shoes of The Lifestyle model. Lightweight and easy on the eyes...Take your style anywhere.
    Always One-of-Kind.

    Choose from one of the 5 sacred color options:
    Red
    Natural
    Yellow
    Turquoise
    Black

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles

    **These shoes are vegan**

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    The Revolution

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 31% off retail**

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed shoes of The Revolution model. Rise up in style.
    Stay Resilient.
    Always One-of-Kind.

    Choose one of the 4 sacred color options:
    Black
    Tan
    Grey
    Maroon

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles & hand-woven huipil.

    **These shoes are vegan**

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    The Freestyle

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 27% off retail**

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed boots in The Freestyle model.
    A Minimalist barefoot boot. Find where the road ends.
    Always One-of-a-kind.

    Choose one of the 5 sacred color options:
    Black
    Coffee
    Tan
    Maroon
    Dark Purple

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles, & leather.
    **Vegan option available. Specify if you'd like the vegan version of this style upon check out.**

    Free shipping in the US.

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    The Remix

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 21% off retail**

    Receive one pair of 100% of reclaimed boots in The Remix model. Wear them high or low to explore in style.
    Always One-of-a-kind

    Choose one the 6 sacred color options:
    Maroon
    Teal
    Black
    Tan
    Dark Blue
    Dark Purple

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles, huipil & leather.
    Customize the inside textile by telling us where and how you’ll explore with these boots.

    **No vegan option available**

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    Mayan Art Boots

    **50% off retail!**

    Handmade Mayan Art Boots to take you dancing!

    Choose from these sacred colors:
    Dark Chocolate
    Black
    Tan
    Red

    We'll collect your color, size and pattern preference once the campaign closes!

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    2 Pair Combo

    Receive 2 pairs of one-of-a-kind shoes.

    Models available: The Lifestyle, The Revolution, The Freestyle & The Remix.

    Choose two DIFFERENT models and colors.

    The Lifestyle sacred color options:
    Red, White, Yellow, Turquoise, Black

    The Revolution sacred color options:
    Black, Tan, Grey, Maroon

    The Lifestyle sacred color options:
    Tan, Black, Maroon, Dark Purple

    The Remix sacred color options:
    Maroon, Teal, Black, Tan, Dark Blue, Dark Purple

    Discounted shipping in the US.

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    Discover Guatemala

    **Includes airfare from the U.S. to Guatemala**

    Backpacking trip + 2 pairs of custom-designed, one-of-a-kind pairs of shoes.

    Discover the highlands of Guatemala with Xol Original Founder, Valentino Romero.
    Steep yourself in the safari of indigenous world view, meet our kin across borders and design your own shoes. Discover the beauty of Lake Atitlan, Antigua, Salcapulas, Chichicastenango and wherever the road leads us.

    EXPLORATION INCLUDES:
    -An opportunity to experience Guatemala unlike any travel agency or self-exploration can offer
    -5 nights with basic accommodation in Antigua, Lake Atitlan, El Paradon, and Tikal
    -Tour of Tikal
    -Meeting our indigenous kin
    -Travel around the country to meet and find material for your custom pair of shoes
    -Kayaking in Lake Atitlan (if you wish)
    -Ground transportation and any guide fees
    -Basic meals, including traditional Guatemalan fare

    Not included: Personal shopping, and other expenses beyond what's listed.

    This trip is geared toward those comfortable with a "backpacker" style of travel, including outdoor activity, sharing rooms, local buses, occasional moments of feeling out of your element and even discomfort, adventure and friendship.

    The wealth is in the experience and cultural immersion! Join us for an incredible once-in-a-life-time opportunity to connect first-hand with indigenous culture, peoples and the shoes on your feet. Walk with integrity.

    Talk with us directly to discuss discounts for couples or small groups at info@xoloriginal.org.

    Dates: Travel to Guatemala is ideal during November (2018), December (2018), January (2019), February (2019), March (2019) and April (2019). Other months are available for travel, however, keep in mind during those months it's rainy season in Guatemala.

    Choose a week during any of these months for your trip!

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    Deluxe lux Trip

    **Includes airfare from the U.S. to Guatemala**

    Live the richness of discovering your own sacred relationship to ancient wisdom and beauty, with all the comforts of the ancient kings.
    Bask in the glow of the radiant sun on the black sand beaches of Guatemala, rest and relax in a small village far away from large crowds and noise. Treat yourself to tropical food and drink, unwind in luxury by the beach. Venture down Rio Dulce on a private boat to visit the hot spring waterfalls and hidden ruins, before entering the musically vibrant indigenous culture of Livingston. Delight your curiosities with a trip to the most elaborate temple carvings of Copan, Honduras. Visit traditional jade carvers and have a custom pendant made just for you. Taste the bounty of the original food of the gods, Cacao. Be a part of ceremony to heal your heart and body with the depth and wisdom of a healer who holds the honor of the sacred agreement.

    Take an incredible trip of a lifetime + 2 pairs of custom-designed, one-of-a-kind shoes, work directly with master Mayan artisans to craft your true personality into one-of-kind wearable art, only limited by your imagination.

    Journey with us into the world of indigenous wealth, with style and class.

    Join us as we Feast everyday on the incredible gifts the Mayan world has to offer: Black salt making, cacao cultivation, fine meals at each stop, hot spring pools, sacred blue cold springs, organic farm excursions, the largest indigenous open market in Central America, an overnight Land Rover trek into the deep jungle ruins, volcanos hikes on horseback, a river boat trip to view the giant tortoises, many ceremonies to heal and connect to the spiritual world and more magic than you could ever imagine.

    Come visit this sacred world with us!

    DELUXE LUX INCLUDES:
    - 7 nights of luxury sleeping accommodations
    - Ground transportation and any guide fees
    - Feasts and meals, including traditional Guatemalan fare

    Not included: Personal purchases

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    The Lifestyle - EARLY BIRD

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 40% off retail**

    Save money buying your pair sooner!

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed handmade shoes of The Lifestyle model. Lightweight and easy on the eyes. Take your style anywhere. Always One-of-Kind.

    Choose from one of the 5 sacred color options:
    Red
    Natural
    Yellow
    Turquoise
    Black

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles
    **These shoes are vegan**

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    Pledge US$ 69 or more About US$ 69

    The Revolution - EARLY BIRD

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 40% off retail**

    Save money buying your pair sooner!

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed shoes of The Revolution model. Rise up in style. Stay Resilient.
    Always One-of-Kind.

    Choose one of the 4 sacred color options:
    Black
    Tan
    Grey
    Maroon

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles & hand-woven huipil.

    **These shoes are vegan**

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    Pledge US$ 89 or more About US$ 89

    The Freestyle - EARLY BIRD

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 35% off retail**

    Save money buying your pair sooner!

    Receive one pair of 100% reclaimed boots in The Freestyle model.
    A Minimalist barefoot boot. Find where the road ends.
    Always One-of-Kind.

    Choose one of the 5 sacred color options:
    Black
    Coffee
    Tan
    Maroon
    Dark Purple

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles, & leather.

    **Vegan option available. Specify if you'd like the vegan version of this style upon check out.**

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    Pledge US$ 99 or more About US$ 99

    The Remix - EARLY BIRD

    **Exclusive Kickstarter Offer | 34% off retail**

    Save money buying your pair sooner!

    Receive one pair of 100% of reclaimed boots in The Remix model. Wear them high or low to explore in style.
    Always One-of-a-kind.

    Choose one the 5 sacred color options:
    Maroon
    Black
    Tan
    Dark Blue
    Dark Purple

    Reclaimed car-tire sole, Mayan textiles, huipil & leather.
    Customize the inside textile by telling us where and how you’ll explore with these boots.

    **No vegan option available**

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