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How to take Great Travel Photos

1/10/2015 10:00 AM

Trekking the Himalayas: Ins & Outs-Ups & Downs

1/10/2015 1:00 PM

Exploration of Botwana: Wild Rivers & Beyond

1/17/2015 10:00 AM

Bhutan: Land of Gross National Happiness

1/17/2015 1:00 PM

Turkey-Crossroads of Civilization

1/24/2015 10:00 AM

Volunteer Tourism

1/24/2015 1:00 PM

China: The Old and New

1/31/2015 10:00 AM

Southern Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia

1/31/2015 1:00 PM

Modern Iran-Ancient Persia

2/7/2015 10:00 AM

Gorilla Trekking in Congo

2/7/2015 1:00 PM

The Ledgenday Silk Road

2/14/2015 10:00 AM

French For Travelers

2/19/2015 - 3/19/2014 6:00 PM

Italy Day: Northern and Central Italy

2/21/2015 10:00 AM

Italy Day: Southern Italy & Sicily

2/21/2015 11:30 AM

Italy Day: Practical Planning of a Trip to Italy

2/21/2015 1:00 PM

Exploring Regions of Argentina

2/28/2015 10:00 AM

Exploring Tanzania

2/28/2015 1:00 PM

Adventures in Morocco

3/7/2015 10:00 AM

Tantalizing Thailand and Amazing Angkor

3/7/2015 1:00 PM

Hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain

3/14/2015 10:00 AM

Hiking the Way of St Francis: Assisi to Rome

3/14/2015 1:00 PM

Packing like a Savvy Traveler-Cruising to Casual

3/21/2015 10:00 AM

Tigers and Palaces of India

3/28/2015 10:00 AM

India, Incredible India!

3/28/2015 1:00 PM

Italian For Travelers

4/2/2015 - 4/30/2015 6:00 PM

Successful Treks: Patagonia, Nepal, Peru, Camino

4/4/2015 1:00 PM

Africa in Focus: Our Favorite Spots

4/25/2015 10:00 AM

Indochina: Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam

5/2/2015 1:00 PM

Galapagos for the Holiday Season

5/16/2015 10:00 AM

Packing like a Savvy Traveler

5/30/2015 10:00 AM


January 10
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
How to take Great Travel Photos
Jim Nilsen and Magrit Baurecht Nilsen of Photography Travel Tours will present a talk and slideshow on some of the photographic highlights of Tuscany, Venice, Cinque Terre, the Dolomites, Provence, Croatia, and Slovenia. Join them for this informative talk and learn some tips from the pros on how to create stunning photographs. Jim and Magrit will also share some of their favorite small towns and villages, where to stay and eat, and the best time of the year to visit them.

Jim Nilsen of Edmonds, WA., has been a full-time professional travel and fine-art photographer for over 20 years. Jim exhibits and sells his images locally and nationally and has won numerous awards for his compelling photographs. Magrit Baurecht Nilsen is a graphic designer and gifted photographer with a trained eye for detail and design. Her design firm, "Core Creative Team," is located in downtown Edmonds.
 
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10:00 Session

Grand Asian Journeys
January 10
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Grand Asian Journeys
Trekking the Himalayas: Ins & Outs-Ups & Downs
Ever wanted to go trekking in Nepal but don't know where to start? Come hear Pam Perry of Grand Asian Journeys and a seasoned trekking veteran and Sheri Goodwin of Transformational Journeys, talk about what you need to do to prepare for a Himalayan mountain adventure. How do I get prepared physically? Which is the right trek for me? What do I pack? How much will it cost? How much time do I need? How do I stay healthy? Is it safe for women? Can I do it? She'll answer all of these questions and more. If you've ever dreamed of trekking in the Himalayas this presentation is for you.
 
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1:00 Session

Acappella Safaries
January 17
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Acappella Safaries
Exploration of Botwana: Wild Rivers & Beyond
-Yes, there are Tigers in Africa Too!
Botswana is a top wildlife destination in Africa for those seeking a true safari experience - one with fewer people in private, pristine places. Its jewel is the Okavango, the world's largest inland delta. Locals refer to the Okavango as, The River that never Finds the Sea. Nothing like it exists anywhere else on the planet.
Rain in the highlands of Angola travels over 600 miles through a narrow panhandle before fanning out into a vast inland delta of lush lagoons, artistic channels, and palm islands. This annual flood arrives during Botswana's dry season just when it is needed the most, thus sustaining a diversity of life that includes Africa's most extraordinary plants and animals. Often overlooked though, is the Delta's population of incredible fish.
Fish Biologist and Acappella Safaris tour leader, Dan Eastman, will share Botswana's amazing places and wildlife with you as well as introduce you to the voracious tiger fish that follow a migration of catfish in the Okavango's panhandle. Stunning imagery of animals you would hope to see in Africa - lions, leopard, elephants, giraffe, etc., will be presented along with those less seen beneath the surface of the Okavango Delta.
Over forty percent of Botswana's unique habitat is being conserved through the country's low volume, high quality tourism approach. Learn how to best access the areas of the Okavango region via overland and fly-in safaris. An overview of safari options and activities available to travelers today will be presented by Dan.
 
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10:00 Session

Grand Asian Journeys
January 17
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Grand Asian Journeys
Bhutan: Land of Gross National Happiness
A mysterious Himalayan kingdom, Bhutan is a serene place where Buddhism is the essential fiber interwoven throughout daily life. Intense storms in these dramatic mountains gave Bhutan its name which means "Land of the Thunder Dragon." The landscape of deep valleys, lush forests and striking mountains is treasured by the Bhutanese people. Wildlife such as the golden langur, endangered snow leopard, black-necked crane and takin, the national animal of Bhutan, call this stunning country home. Bhutan maintained its independence for hundreds of years and remained closed to the outside world until 1974. Today, the country remains off the beaten path: full of vibrant culture and natural wonders that few people have the chance to experience. Bhutan's constitutional monarchy aims to preserve traditional Bhutanese values and a quality of life that centers around spiritual values which has been famously measured in terms of "Gross National Happiness." Come learn about this unique country and get a sensory immersion into the cultural and artistic spirit of Bhutan.
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
January 24
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Turkey-Crossroads of Civilization
Wildland Adventures takes you from the modern age into the past to discover authentic travel opportunities in Turkey on routes used by ancient silk and spice traders between Europe and the Far East. Turkey was a land coveted by many conquerors, each successive empire leaving its mark on the culture, folklore and way of life. Twenty-first century Turkey is a modern, secular and western-oriented republic, best represented by the contemporary bustling city of Istanbul. And, still the grandeur of Asia Minor predominates everywhere.

Wildland Adventures' founder, Kurt Kutay, who is of Turkish heritage, will share stories from their travels walking through Istanbul, hiking and hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, visiting an Imam at a mosque near Konya, staying with a village family in the Taurus Mountains, and cruising in a traditional gulet along the Turquoise Coast to reach the ancient Roman city of Epheses. Kurt will share ideas for itineraries geared to small groups as well as private trips for individuals and families. Experience Turkey's living history surviving through its customs, gracious hospitality and exquisite cuisine. Discover why Turkey continues to rate among the best travel experiences by veteran travelers.
 
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10:00 Session

Crooked Trails-Travel with a Purpose
January 24
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Crooked Trail-Travel with a Purpose
Volunteer Tourism
Volunteering while touring is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. Why? Come find out at this interesting seminar put on by the always entertaining and meaningful speaker Christine Mackay, founder of the local non-profit tourism organization Crooked Trails. Crooked Trail offers programs to improve the cultural, ecological and economic conditions around the world by changing the way people travel. They work with indigenous communities to create cultural exchange and community development programs that enrich the lives travelers and the communities they visit. Chris will share her stories of volunteering around the world and give you plenty of advice about what to look for in your volunteer experience and why this kind of travel is so fulfilling.
 
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1:00 Session

Interlake China Tours
January 31
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
China: The Old and New
Dave Bruels owner of Interlake China Tours of Seattle has been travelling to China for the past 26 years. He has seen the dramatic changes first hand during his 50+ trips to the far corners of China and Tibet during his on-site research trips. He has just returned from his 8th cruise on the beautiful Yangtze River which he highly recommends to all his clients. This year's program will include some of the natural sites of China as well as remote interesting areas now opened up to tourism. Some of the popular places shown will be Guilin and the Li River Cruise, Juizhaigou National Park, the Silk Road, the Tibetan people of Sichuan province and other well known sites.
Your questions on China will be answered and you may want to read his Blog with photos that he has mostly taken himself at www.interlakchinatours.blogspot.com, which is very helpful inplanning your own tour.
 
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10:00 Session

Acappella Safaries
January 31
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Acappella Safaries
Southern Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia
The first question you need to ask yourself when contemplating a safari in Africa is where to go. For most safari-goers it boils down to a question of East vs. Southern Africa. Southern Africa is host to some of the world's most unique places, for example, the Skeleton Coast and Namib Desert of Namibia, the Okavango Delta of Botswana, and Victoria Falls of Zambia/Zimbabwe. The gateway to southern Africa, South Africa, should also not be overlooked, particularly the Cape Town region.

Join Erica Varga of Acappella Safaris for an exploration of southern Africa. Key features and areas of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia will be highlighted as well as best ways to combine travel among those countries.
 
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1:00 Session

Treasures of Travel
February 7
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Treasures of Travel
Modern Iran-Ancient Persia
Modern Iran--ancient Persia, is the home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world, which has contributed so much to the mankind throughout the history. The fabled cities of the country and their well-preserved archeological gems, such as Ziggurat and Persepolis, for example, portray the rich cultural and historical heritage, thus offering unforgettable opportunity to experience the treasures of one of the friendliest and most hospitable people in the world.

Join Umit Dogan from 'Treasures of Travel' to learn more about traveling through the land of Cyrus the Great, Darius the Great, Omar Khayyam and other renowned historical and literary figures. Despite numerous invasions from the Greeks, Arabs, and Mongols, Iran and its people firmly retain their own identity and character: sophisticated, diverse, and cultured; embracing it, is worth lifetime experience.
 
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10:00 Session

Acappella Safaries
February 7
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Acappella Safaries
Gorilla Trekking in Congo
Equatorial forest covers much of the Republic of Congo's landscape forming part of the larger Congo Basin, a region that spans six countries and contains a quarter of the world's tropical forests. Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the northwest is a vast green wilderness of over 3 million acres of pristine rainforest. A major feature here is the occurrence of "bais" or saline pockets that attract wildlife.

This vast and truly wild region is home to Forest Elephant, Forest Buffalo, Leopard, Bongo, Giant Forest Hog, and Hippopotamus; alongside the greatest density of Western Lowland Gorilla in Africa, the highest numbers of Chimpanzee yet recorded, Colobus monkeys, and other primates. Clouds of spectacular but-terflies are characteristic of the region and close to 440 bird species have been recorded here. Learn how to best access the pristine areas of the lesser known of the two Congos, at a time when sustainable tourism is in the foreground.

Program presenter is Erica Varga, who in the 1990s led people from around the globe on overland safaris across Botswana and into Zimbabwe. She owns Acappella Safaris.
 
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1:00 Session

Treasures of Travel
February 14
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Treasures of Travel
The Ledgenday Silk Road
For years the art, old crafts, and cultural traditions of the gems of the Silk Road, West China and Central Asia, lay undiscovered. Now we have the opportunity to experience what many travelers and merchants did for thousands of years. Join Umit Dogan from Treasures of Travel to learn more about what this destinations could offer, including the beautiful mountain scenery, the unforgettable Caravansaries, the heritage of deep rooted ethnic people, the fabled cities with their intriguing cuisine, magnificent art and crafts, and the joyful people in their colorful local costumes who love to dance and sing with big smile. The combination of these six countries offers an unforgettable cross-cultural travel experience as you discover their ethnic, linguistic, and cultural background.
 
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10:00 Session

February 19
6:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
French For Travelers
Thursday Evenings 6 to 8 pm,
February 19 to March 19, 2015

Seattle-born Chantal Burns returns to home base after a long career in Paris. Not only does she have native-fluency in French but after many years in France, has a deep understanding of and appreciation for France, its language, people, culture and customs. She will help build your confidence with the French language and share tips on how to "fit in" and avoid the common pitfalls of the casual traveler.

Chantal's career in Paris took her from the American Embassy where she served as Chief of Protocol, headed up the Global Public Relations Department for French luxury firm Baccarat Crystal, and then founded her own PR firm specializing in event management.

In this course you will learn the basics about ordering in restaurants, transportation, emergencies, money questions, polite phrases and much more.
Join us for these five fun evenings for $85, including materials.
 
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6:00 Session

Italy 4 Real
February 21
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy 4 Real
Italy Day: Northern and Central Italy
Travel to Northern & Central Italy with Italy4Real and a fun, informative slide show lecture. We'll cover romantic Verona, the home of Romeo & Juliet, and elegant Lake Maggiore. You'll also hear about the scrumptious region of Piedmont, the now-famous Cinque Terre and not-to-be-missed Parma. Then we'll move to two of the most breathtaking regions of Italy: Umbria and Tuscany. We'll journey to undiscovered Medieval Villages and see rare Renaissance art & architecture. Learn not only where to taste delicious wines in ancient Etruscan caves, but also how to tempt your taste buds with olive oil and genuine balsamic vinegar. Presented by professional guide, travel writer and photographer Rem Malloy President of Italy4real.com. There will be a Question and answer period between each session.
 
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10:00 Session

Italy 4 Real
February 21
11:30 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy 4 Real
Italy Day: Southern Italy & Sicily
Gorgeous Italian ruins, stunning Roman mosaics and Moorish Palaces are just a few of the things that await you in Southern Italy and Sicily. Add beautiful ocean views, tropical flowers and palms waving in the breeze and you have some idea of the beauty southern Italy has to offer. See the Bay of Naples, The Sorrentine Coastline and the towns of the Amalfi Coast then continue to Sicily and the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, wonder at powerful Mt. Etna and gaze over the Mediterranean from your center-stage seat at the Greek theater in Taormina. We will even touch on the Aeolian Islands! You'll see all this and more at our Sizzling Southern Italy & Sicily slideshow presented by professional guide, Italian foodie and CEO of Italy 4 Real, Deborah de Maio who is from this region of Italy.
 
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11:30 Session

Italy 4 Real
February 21
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy 4 Real
Italy Day: Practical Planning of a Trip to Italy
ItalyTips and insights to planning the perfect trip to Italy! From choosing the best route and making most of your time to knowing how to pick fun, authentic and original accommodations in Italy to make your trip memorable. This seminar is will teach you the nuts and bolts of what is required for a smooth trip abroad. Money matters, types of accommodations, getting around and more! Rem is the co-owner of Italy4Real.com and has advised thousands of travelers on the best ways to explore Italy, take advantage of the best exchange rates, the most efficient routes and he will share all the facts with you in this informative seminar.
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
February 28
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Exploring Regions of Argentina
Travel to Argentina: Seamlessly combining various region within one trip

Planning your first trip to the wine and tango capital of South America? Or maybe you've had a taste of Buenos Aires' vibrant culture and you want to now dive back in for a more extensive Argentine adventure? Argentina is a country that is as long as the United States is wide, covering numerous geographical regions and landscapes. When planning a 10-14 day trip, it can often be daunting trying to figure out just how to see it ALL. Having lived between Argentina and Seattle for almost nine years, South America Program Director, Gretchen Traut, will share experiences, tantalizing images and useful information on the different regions of Argentina and how to successfully go about combining them into one, fluid, master itinerary. Join us on journey through the lush green forests of Iguazu, the multicolored desert mountains of the Juyjuy, the highest vineyards in the world in Salta, the Mecca of Malbec in Mendoza, the Patagonian wildlife refuge of Peninsula Valdes, the hiker's haven of El Chalten, the wonders of the fastest advancing glacier in El Calafate, and finally, the Paris of the south: Buenos Aires. For more information on some of Wildland's top Argentina itineraries, check out: Wines, Cultures & Canyonlands: Mendoza and the Northwest, Best of Argentina and Argentina Wildlife Adventure.
 
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10:00 Session

Acappella Safaries
February 28
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Acappella Safaries
Exploring Tanzania
Tanzania is considered by many in the safari industry as one of the top wildlife countries on the African continent.
Our presenter fell in love with Africa as an Anthropology student in 1993, while bouncing along Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda in an overland vehicle. The dramatic Ngorongoro crater, sprawling Serengeti, and abundance of wildlife in parks like Lake Manyara and Tarangire were, and still are, impressive. It is the people of Tanzania though that leave a lasting impression. Learn options for exploring Tanzania on safari and best times to go in terms of rates, seasons, wildlife, and the wildebeest migration from Erica Varga of Acappella Safaris.
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
March 7
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Adventures in Morocco
Travel to Morocco on an all encompassing odyssey following ancient caravan routes of the Maghreb. This program delves deep into the exotic culture and diverse landscapes from the walled Imperial Cities seemingly suspended in time, through scenic high-Atlas Mountain passes and cliff-clinging kasbahs, among remarkably well preserved Roman ruins, and riding camels through the shifting dunes of the mighty Sahara to our camp in the desert. Colorful and vibrant Marrakech and the medieval souks of the Fez medina are introductions to Morocco's rich culture of art and craft. What really makes a Morocco Wildland Adventure extraordinary are connections in local communities and the gregarious hospitality, flavorful cuisine and lavish Moorish-style of the boutique accommodations. Our in-depth exploration of the Magreb's history and culture lifts the veil on a society balanced between an enchanting past and a vibrant role in the modern world. Hosted by Wildland Adventures Founder Kurt Kutay.
 
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10:00 Session

Imprint Tours
March 7
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Imprint Tours
Tantalizing Thailand and Amazing Angkor
Thailand has long been one of the foremost jewels of Southeast Asian travel. Blessed with a dizzying array of natural wonders, a welcoming society, a splendid cultural heritage, and a well established tourism infrastructure, Thailand makes for a perfect first foray into Asian travel. Furthermore, Thailand is a great bargain for American travelers, making this exotic destination increasingly attractive. Join Reid Coen of Imprint Tours on a visual journey that takes in the best of Thailand’s sights plus a bonus of neighboring Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Our virtual tour will include the Buddhist temples and imperial wonders of Bangkok, the northern city of Chiang Mai, the spectacular natural wonders of the Andaman coast, and the World Heritage sites of Ayuthaya, Sukhothai, and Angkor Wat. Come learn the ins and outs of travel in this gateway to Southeast Asia.
 
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1:00 Session

Transformational Journeys
March 14
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain
Preparing for your Journey!

Local Trek Trainer and owner of Transformational Journeys, SHERI GOODWIN will teach you everything you need to know to walk all 500 miles of the Camino. Sheri will inspire you with stories, profound spiritual moments and photography from her journey. You will learn what to pack, when to go, routes and places to stay along the way. Finally you will leave with an understanding of how to physically train so that you don't just survive your journey, but THRIVE!
 
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10:00 Session

Transformational Journeys
March 14
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Hiking the Way of St Francis: Assisi to Rome
The Camino de Santiago has become well known as a journey that can change your life, however it is not the only one. Join Sheri Goodwin of Transformational Journeys to learn about the next big trek that is sure to be on every adventurers bucket list....The Way of St. Francis. Sheri will teach you everything you need to know to walk the 150 miles from Assisi to Rome. She will inspire you with stories, and photography from her 12-day journey through the forested hills, valleys of olive orchards and the scenic medieval villages of Central Italy. You will learn what to pack, when to go, routes and places to stay along the way. Sheri will also provide training insights for this physically demanding adventure, so that you don't just survive your journey, you THRIVE!
 
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1:00 Session

March 21
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Packing like a Savvy Traveler-Cruising to Casual
All the Packing tips you need to make your travels easier and less stressful!

Petra Rousu and Alexandra Rousu have visited more than 60 countries combined and will share their experience in packing light and still have everything you need in a carry-on size. They will go over how to select the best luggage for your trip, how to build a travel wardrobe that gets you from touring during the day to a formal dinner in the evening, explain the latest security and health tips, and how to do it all in style and comfort. All in all you'll walk away with many practical tips for packing and less wrinkles! $5.00 fee
 
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10:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
March 28
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Tigers and Palaces of India
To quote Paul William Roberts, India is the "Empire of the Soul." Wildland Adventures' Director, Kurt Kutay, has traveled extensively throughout India and will share his experiences searching for the elusive Bengal tiger, on the Ganges in Varanasi, exploring Rajasthan, and on to the soaring temples, tropical Malabar backwaters and plantations of the Spice Hills in the south. The program features segments of an action-packed documentary movie produced by an Indian filmmaker of Wildland's Tigers and Travels adventure to the tiger parks in Madhya Pradesh (including exceptional footage of tigers), the deserts, villages, historic cities and majestic forts and opulent palaces of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal, the spiritual city of Varanasi. Kurt will share his personal stories of recent travels to India and opportunities to stay in Maharaja's palaces, home-stay on a cardamom spice plantation, riding elephants and searching for tigers, and exploring the great Rajasthani cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur, the Taj Mahal, and the erotic temples of Khajuraho, including what to see and do in Delhi.
 
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10:00 Session

Imprint Tours
March 28
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Imprint Tours
India, Incredible India!
"India, incredible India" proclaims the international add for Indian tourism. For once the destination equals the hyperbole. Incredible, captivating, seductive, extraordinary, mystical, enchanting-- the experience of India outstrips any attempt of description. It is an intricate tapestry of amazing sounds, sights, colors, smells, mysticism, beauty, culture, and history. Come join Reid Coen of Imprint Tours on a virtual tour of northern India featuring the Mughal sights of Delhi, the holy city of Varanasi, the splendid temples of Khajuraho, the Golden Temple of Amritsar, the Taj Mahal, and the cities, forts, temples, palaces and desert of colorful Rajasthan.
 
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1:00 Session

April 2
6:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italian For Travelers
Just in time for your Spring trip to Italy!
Learn how to communicate in Italian in five easy and fun classes offered by Nicoletta Machiavelli, an Italian native. A great class to help you overcome language barriers. Nicoletta will cover ordering in restaurants, transportation, emergencies, directions, money questions, polite phrases and much more.

$85 for all five classes and materials. A small price considering how much more enjoyable your next trip will be by getting closer to the people and culture.
 
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6:00 Session

Transformational Journeys
April 4
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Successful Treks: Patagonia, Nepal, Peru, Camino
Discover the top 3 ways to prepare for a successful trekking adventure!

Learn what it takes to hike into magnificent Machu Picchu, trek in the breath taking Annapurna region of Nepal, hike all the way across Spain along the Camino de Santiago and more! Sheri Goodwin, of Transformational Journeys, will introduce you to appropriate ways to train for your dream journey. She will also give you tips on finding the best shoes for your feet and packing smart & light. Sheri's multiple trekking adventures have inspired her to help others have pain free and rewarding life changing journeys!
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
April 25
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Africa in Focus: Our Favorite Spots
Planning an African safari? Trying to decide which countries, destinations, parks and style of safari are right for you? Join Wildland Adventures Africa Program Director, Jeff Stivers, for a detailed discussion of his favorite safari locations and brand new itineraries pushing the frontiers of wildlife exploration on the continent. In particular, he'll discuss Botswana's vast Okavango Delta and which locations make a sublime pairing, what it means do to a walking safari in Zambia, the undiscovered parks of Western Tanzania, and how to have true cultural immersion with the Maasai in Kenya's Merrueshi village. Learn from his personal experiences and insight on the best times to travel, where to avoid crowds, how to pack, when to go and what to expect. Discover what makes our Wildland Adventures in Africa truly unique and enjoy a follow Q & A session to cover any specific topics or questions.
 
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10:00 Session

Grand Asian Journeys
May 2
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Grand Asian Journeys
Indochina: Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam
Come take a visual journey though Indochina... from the majesty and grandeur of the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, to the peaceful UNESCO-protected town of Luang Prabang in Laos, to the history and vibrant culture of Vietnam in Hanoi, to the dramatic karst landscapes in Halong Bay. Southeast Asia is full of culture, history, wonder and nature. You'll learn about Cambodia's history and builders of Angkor Wat, the Mekong River culture and Buddhist monks in Laos, be enchanted by the wonder of "old" Hanoi and be awed by the stunning landscapes of Halong Bay. Join Pam Perry of Grand Asian Journeys as she shares photos and stories of three of her favorite places.
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
May 16
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Galapagos for the Holiday Season
What are you doing for Christmas in 2015? How about New Years Eve? Yes, I know those dates seem a lifetime away. Now. But the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador rank at the top of Wildland Adventures' most popular holiday destinations. And why not? The weather is perfect - 65-80's and only a trace of rain, the iconic wildlife is in mating or hatching season, with lots of activity on every island, the kayaking and snorkeling are at their best, and the gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage city of Quito is decked out in beautiful holiday attire and celebrations. We sold out of ALL of our holiday space for December 2014 by the end of January 2014! That's nearly a year in advance. This upcoming season we have more dates, more cabin space, and more variety of accommodations - from the uber family-friendly yachts of Eric, Flamingo and Letty to the classic elegance of the M/Y Grace (named for her former owner, Princess Grace) to the casual luxury and spaciousness of the M/V Eclipse. Come meet Program Director, Sherry Howland, and see why you should be considering the Galapagos and Ecuador for your holiday plans. Cheers!
 
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Packing like a Savvy Traveler
From Cruising to Casual-All in a Carry-on Bag!


All the Packing tips you need to make your travels easier and less stressful! Petra Rousu and Alexandra Rousu have visited more than 60 countries combined and will share their experience in packing light and still have everything you need in a carry-on size. They will go over how to select the best luggage for your trip, how to build a travel wardrobe that gets you from touring during the day to a formal dinner in the evening, explain the latest security and health tips, and how to do it all in style and comfort. All in all you'll walk away with many practical tips for packing and less wrinkles!
 
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