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Galapagos Islands and Peru

11/3/2018 10:00 AM

Journey to India

11/3/2018 1:00 PM

Norte Camino de Santiago Coastal Trek

11/10/2018 10:00 AM

Turkey-Where East meets West

11/10/2018 1:00 PM

Southern Africa: Botswana and Zimbabwe

11/17/2018 10:00 AM

Southern Africa: South Africa, Namibia & Zambia

11/17/2018 1:00 PM

Southern Spain and Morocco

12/1/2018 10:00 AM

Exploring Jordan and Petra

1/12/2019 10:00 AM

Journey to Ladakh, India

1/12/2019 1:00 PM

Egypt: Treasures of the Nile

1/19/2019 10:00 AM

Hut to Hut Hiking in the Alps

1/26/2019 10:00 AM

Gorillas in our Mist: Primate Safaris

1/26/2019 1:00 PM

Southern Spain and Morocco

2/2/2019 10:00 AM

Eye on Zimbabwe: Things are stirring in the Bush

2/9/2019 10:00 AM

Walking Hadrian's Wall & Scotland's Antonine Wall

2/16/2019 10:00 AM

Walking to the End of the World

2/23/2019 10:00 AM

Footpaths of Scotland and West Highland Way

3/9/2019 10:00 AM

Spain's Camino de Santiago

3/30/2019 10:00 AM

Packing like a Savvy Traveler

4/6/2019 10:00 AM


Wildland Adventures
November 3
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Galapagos Islands and Peru
One of the most popular Wildland Adventures destinations through the years has been the Galapagos Islands, a wonderland of wildlife, geology and activities ranging from hiking to kayaking to snorkeling in crystalline waters with astounding sea life. Join Wildland Adventures South America Program Director, Sherry Howland, for an exploration of the many ways to experience Darwin's Enchanted Isles, from luxury yachts to deluxe tented camps recalling the mobile tented camps of Africa. Along the way, Sherry will also touch on combining this iconic destination with another jewel, Machu Picchu. The two are amazingly compatible - the archaeology, history and culture of Peru playing well with the wildlife and natural history of Galapagos. The combinations are endless but Sherry has been helping our intrepid travelers find the right fit for nearly 2 decades!
 
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Spiritual India Journeys
November 3
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Spiritual India Journeys
Journey to India
Kelley McHenry and Fran Gallo from Spiritual India Journeys, will talk about what we have learned from many years of traveling in India and share with you some of our favorite photographs. We take you to a deeper level of understanding the complex and beautiful cultures of South Asia. We love India and want to share the experience of traveling there with you. Meet India's beautiful people, fascinating customs, and rich cultural heritage. Learn where and when to go, how to prepare, what to pack, and what to read.

Kelley McHenry, trip organizer, is a librarian at Seattle Central College and holds an MA in International Studies, South Asia from the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. She has lived and worked in Kenya and the Netherlands and traveled widely in Asia and Europe, but India is her passion. In addition to academic studies, Kelley has been to India many times, lived with Indian families, studied Hindi, and been leading tour groups to India for the past 16 years.

Fran Gallo has led several trips to India for Know India Travel and Spiritual India Journeys. She was formerly an English instructor at Green River Community College and now devotes herself to teaching hatha yoga to share its healing and empowering effects. She studied hatha yoga at Ananda Yoga Centre in Nepal and furthered her studies at Ved Niketan Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India. For Fran, yoga's magic is in discovering how to go beyond what we perceive as our limits and in the profound sense of wholeness, peace, and balance one obtains from cultivating a yoga practice.
 
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Transformational Journeys
November 10
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Norte Camino de Santiago Coastal Trek
Come discover the mystery of the Camino less traveled, the 500+ mile sojourn from Irun to Santiago along the picturesque northern coast of Spain that makes up the Camino Norte. Explore charming historical seaside towns, breathtaking coastal trails, white sandy beaches, and walks through fragrant Eucalyptus and Pine Tree forests as you experience this once in a lifetime trek.
The Camino de Santiago, or the Way of St. James, is one of the historical Christian Pilgrimage routes from the Middle Ages. The most popular trail of the Camino de Santiago is the Camino Frances from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago. This popular trail attracts thousands of people from around the globe with varying cultures, languages, and belief systems.
With the growing popularity of the Camino Frances, today's pilgrims are looking to branch out to less crowded trails that also lead to Santiago. This northernmost route was used throughout history when the Camino Frances was too dangerous to walk. Today it is one of many official routes to Santiago used by those who love the ocean and those who prefer a more intimate, less crowded journey. Come find out about the less traveled Camino Norte from 3X Camino Pilgrim, Sheri Goodwin of Transformational Journeys and start planning your trip today. You will learn everything you need to know to be successful on this incredible adventure!
 
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Treasures of Travel
November 10
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Treasures of Travel
Turkey-Where East meets West
Turkey - the part of the world where East meets West and ancient meets modern, was home to number of millenniums-old civilizations and reflects the footprints of them thus offering unforgettable opportunity to experience the traces of the heritage and treasures they left. Join Umit Dogan from "Treasures of Travel" to learn more about traveling through the land, which has more Greek ruins than Greece and more Roman ruins than Italy, where two of seven wonders of ancient world are located (Temple of Artemis near Ephesus; and the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, in Bodrum on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey), birthplace of Greek epic poet Homer and historian Herodotus, home to legends such as Noah's Ark, Garden of Eden, Mt. Nemrut, the world's oldest temple of Gobekli Tepe, with splendid sceneries of ancient Mesopotamia and Fertile Crescent, dramatic views of the Black Sea coast combined with charming village life, impressive fortresses and ancient monasteries, not to say anything about some mouth watering specialties. Turkey has so much to offer, has something in store for everyone, but what makes Turkey particularly special is the warm hospitality that visitors experience from Turkish people.
 
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Wildland Adventures
November 17
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Southern Africa: Botswana and Zimbabwe
From the Moremi and Okavango Delta to Victoria Falls, Makgadigadi Pans of the Kalahari to Chobe, Hwange and Mana Pools National Park, Wildland Adventures Africa Program Director, Chris Moriarty will share his experience and insight into the best camps to stay at, best times of year to visit and what makes these two countries some of the finest and unique safari destinations in southern Africa. Having just returned from nearly a month in both of these countries, he'll explain how to use trains, helicopters, mountain bikes, and dugout canoes to allow you to explore these wild places and at the end of the day retire to your comfortable, stylish and remote bushcamp.
 
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Wildland Adventures
November 17
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Southern Africa: South Africa, Namibia & Zambia
For the first-timer or seasoned safari-goer, these exceptional countries have something for everyone. Wildland Adventures Africa Program Director, Chris Moriarty will share what he's learned from living and traveling through this region. Cosmopolitan Cape Town and the world-class wine region of South Africa make a perfect start or end to an exploration of this region. What could be better than the wine of Cape Town with the wildlife of Kruger National Park. In Namibia, you can feel like you are perched on the edge of the world while marveling at the desert-adapted lions and rhinos. With towering dunes, shipwreck strewn beaches and the Big 5 in Etosha, it's no wonder this country is a favorite among safari alumni. Learn why Zambia has the best walking safaris on the continent led by some of the most skilled guides. Learn about what makes these destinations so iconic and the inside information that you'll need to plan the safari adventure of a lifetime.
 
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Archeo Adventures
December 1
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Archeo Adventures
Southern Spain and Morocco
Discover two enchanting countries, geographically separated by the Gibraltar Strait; yet intimately connected through their shared Moorish history. Join Genevieve Hathaway, Founder of ArchaeoAdventures Tours, on a photographically stunning journey through the highlights of southern Spain and the best of Morocco. Southern Spain, often referred to as the Andalucía region, is rich in history and culture. Marvel at the spectacular architecture of Seville, Granada and Cordoba, heavily influenced by the North African Moors. Enjoy tapas crawls, flamenco, sherry, and stunning sandy beaches. Then it's across the Gibraltar Strait to the port town of Tangier, the northern tip of Morocco. Ancient medinas and towering mosques dominate city skylines. The mighty Sahara desert, white-capped rugged peaks of the High Atlas Mountains and turquoise waters of the Mediterranean provide breathtaking views. Explore Morocco's color-coordinated Imperial cities (Fez, Marrakech, Casablanca and Chefchaouen), get off the beaten path in the massive sand sea of the Sahara, listen to the melodious call to prayer echoing through towns, and dine on some of the best cuisine in North Africa. In this presentation, learn about the highlights from these two regions and the best ways to combine them in a trip.
 
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Archaeo Adventures
January 12
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Archaeo Adventures
Exploring Jordan and Petra
Jordan has been delighting travelers for decades with its stunning world heritage sites, dramatic landscapes, tasty food, legendary local hospitality and famous ancient cities, especially Petra. Join Genevieve Hathaway, Founder of ArchaeoAdventures Tours, on a photographically beautifully journey through the best of Jordan and Petra. It is an exciting area of the world to explore - the modern metropolis of Amman, well-preserved Roman ruins of Jerash, dramatic Mars-like landscape of Wadi Rum, the famous below sea level Dead Sea, and the colossal Nabataean ruins of Petra. In this presentation, learn about the highlights and travel tips for exploring the very best of fascinating Jordan.
 
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Global Family Travels
January 12
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Global Family Travels
Journey to Ladakh, India
Often called "Little Tibet," Ladakh is one of the last places in the world where the Buddhist way of life is unpressed and many Tibetan refugees have settled here. The region was once an independent Buddhist kingdom at the crossroads of the Silk Road between China and the Middle East. Ladakh is now part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in one of the northernmost regions in India, and although it is a remote part of India, it is a destination that Global Family Travels will always travel to. Join Global Family Travels' Founder and CEO, Jennifer Spatz as she shares her expertise and vibrant images of the region along with practical advice on what you need to know to prepare for a trip to Ladakh! Learn more about Global Family Travels Ladakh: Learn, Serve & Immerse itinerary, which includes the opportunity to contribute meaningfully in the village of Stok by living, working and learning with a host Ladakhi family, and to participate in a community service project with students from the Siddhartha School Project. During the home-stay part of our tour, your family will be immersed in the Ladakhi communal culture and gain a deep understanding of the Buddhist culture and traditions of this stunning region.
 
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Archaeo Adventures
January 19
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Archaeo Adventures
Egypt: Treasures of the Nile
The Pharaohs, ancient temples and monuments, and legendary tombs of Egypt still draw us in millennia after this ancient civilization. Whether visiting the legendary Pyramids of Giza, diving in the Red Sea or cruising down the mighty Nile River, marveling at Tutankhamun's treasures, mosque-hopping in Islamic Cairo, taking a pilgrimage to important religious sites – Egypt has an adventure or two for every traveler. Join Genevieve Hathaway, Founder of ArchaeoAdventures Tours, on a photographic adventure through the very best Egypt has to offer. In this presentation, learn about traveling in Egypt, tips for making the most of your time in this fascinating country, why now is a great time to go, how Egypt has changed since the Arab Spring, and learn about Egypt's top experiences and sites.
 
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Transformational Journeys
January 26
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Hut to Hut Hiking in the Alps
Discover hut to hut hiking in the Alps of Switzerland, France and Italy. Well-marked trails of the Alps take you along lush mountain meadows, past aqua colored lakes and receding glaciers, up and over mountain passes with spectacular snow capped mountain views and eventually lead you to the days final destination - your mountain hut.

Unlike most long distance mountain treks in the US, hiking through the mountains of the Alps means a lighter backpack. Thanks to the mountain huts you don't have to carry your overnight accommodations. The huts provide warm showers, home-cooked 3-course dinners, a bed, as well as breakfast the next morning and a sack lunch for that day's hike.

Come learn the ins and outs of these mountain huts as well as what the trails are like that lead you to them. The talk will focus on the trails and mountain huts of the Tour de Mont Blanc and the Haute Route.
 
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World Away Safaris
January 26
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
World Away Safaris
Gorillas in our Mist: Primate Safaris
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Archaeo Adventures
February 2
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Archaeo Adventures
Southern Spain and Morocco
Discover two enchanting countries, geographically separated by the Gibraltar Strait; yet intimately connected through their shared Moorish history. Join Genevieve Hathaway, Founder of ArchaeoAdventures Tours, on a photographically stunning journey through the highlights of southern Spain and the best of Morocco. Southern Spain, often referred to as the Andalucía region, is rich in history and culture. Marvel at the spectacular architecture of Seville, Granada and Cordoba, heavily influenced by the North African Moors. Enjoy tapas crawls, flamenco, sherry, and stunning sandy beaches. Then it's across the Gibraltar Strait to the port town of Tangier, the northern tip of Morocco. Ancient medinas and towering mosques dominate city skylines. The mighty Sahara desert, white-capped rugged peaks of the High Atlas Mountains and turquoise waters of the Mediterranean provide breathtaking views. Explore Morocco's color-coordinated Imperial cities (Fez, Marrakech, Casablanca and Chefchaouen), get off the beaten path in the massive sand sea of the Sahara, listen to the melodious call to prayer echoing through towns, and dine on some of the best cuisine in North Africa. In this presentation, learn about the highlights from these two regions and the best ways to combine them in a trip.
 
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World Away Safaris
February 9
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
World Away Safaris
Eye on Zimbabwe: Things are stirring in the Bush
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Transformational Journeys
February 16
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Walking Hadrian's Wall & Scotland's Antonine Wall
Hadrian's Wall and the Antonine Wall were built over 1,800 years ago as defensive fortifications by the Romans stationed on the frontier of the empire. The more popular of the two, Hadrian's Wall, located in Northern England is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was built in AD 122, spans 117 kilometers (83 miles) and can be followed on foot along the Hadrian’s Wall Path. The trek along the old wall with its active archaeological sites, museums, lively pubs, B&B's, and beautiful countryside has become popular as an adventure walker's destination. The Antonine wall, located in Scotland between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde represented the northernmost frontier fortification of the Roman Empire for only 20 years. It was built 20 years after Hadrian's Wall in AD 142 and spans 63 kilometers (39 miles). Unlike Hadrian's Wall, the ruins of the Antonine wall are less evident yet still profound and there are many historical and unique modern sites that you will see along the way. Learn the history of these walls, walking routes, places to stay along the way, what to pack, when to go and more! Training insights will be provided for this physical adventure, so that you don't just survive your journey, you THRIVE!
 
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February 23
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Walking to the End of the World
In April 2015, Beth and Eric Jusino, laden with backpacks and nerves, walked out of a cathedral in the historic village of Le Puy, France, down a cobblestone street, and turned west. Seventy-nine days, a thousand miles, two countries, two mountain ranges, and three pairs of shoes later, they reached the Atlantic Ocean.More than two million pilgrims have walked the Way of Saint James, a long distance hiking trail familiar to most Americans by its Spanish name, the Camino de Santiago. Each pilgrim has their own reason for undertaking the journey, and most opt to do only part of the distance. The Jusinos' pilgrimage was about taking a break from the relentless pace of modern life, getting away from all their electronic devices, and experiencing a three-month sabbatical from regular life in order to complete the entire trail. They just had to walk twelve to fifteen miles every day along a generally well-marked path. Simple.

Beth is not an athlete, not into extreme adventures, and, she insists, she is not a risk-taker of any sort. She does not even speak French or Spanish. But she can tell a story. Walking to the End of the World is a warm-hearted and engaging story about an average couple going on an adventure together, tracing ancient paths first created in the tenth and eleventh centuries, paths that continue to inspire and reveal surprises to today in the twenty first.
 
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Transformational Journeys
March 9
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Footpaths of Scotland and West Highland Way
Scotland is quickly becoming one of the more popular destinations for those who love to explore by foot. Sheri Goodwin of Transformational Journeys will share her latest trekking adventure along The West Highland Way, the most popular trek in Scotland, as well as share highlights of trekking The Arran Isle Coastal Path, the Orkney Isles and Isle of Skye.
Scotland's trails take the hiker past castles, ancient stone circles, Neolithic homes, and old pubs; as well as stunning views of the highlands, lochs, coastal cliffs, and the sea. Sightings of puffins, diving gannets, highland cows and dolphins make it easy to understand why Scotland trails are so popular.
You will not only learn about the treks Sheri took, but how to find the best trail for you. Scotland boasts 32+ options of long distance hikes ranging from 38km to 864km. Along the way hikers can stay in B&B's, small hotels or wild camp. Scotland has a trail for every type of hiker.
Come find out how to explore Scotland by foot, where to stay along the way, options for places to eat, packing tips, training tips and more.
 
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Transformational Journeys
March 30
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Transformational Journeys
Spain's Camino de Santiago
The Camino de Santiago, or the Way of St. James, began as one of the 3 major Christian Pilgrimage routes in the middle ages. It is alive and well today, walked by thousands of people from around the globe from varying cultures, languages, and belief systems. This fun, practical, and informative talk covers everything you will need to know to be successful on the Camino. Learn about way markings, where to stay, food along the way, packing, training for this 500-mile journey and more. There will be a question and answer session at the end. The talk will be presented by trek trainer and 3XPilgrim SHERI GOODWIN. Sheri has walked the Camino Frances, Camino Norte and Le Puy Camino as well as many other treks around the globe
 
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April 6
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Packing like a Savvy Traveler
Packing a Carry-on like a Savvy Traveler! All the Packing tips you need to make your travels easier and less stressful and still have everything at your fingertips!

Petra and Alexandra Rousu have visited more than 70 countries combined and will share their experience in packing light and still be in style with everything you need in a carry-on size. Your will learn:
  • How to select the best luggage for your trip,
  • How to built a travel wardrobe that gets you from touring during the day to a formal dinner in the evening,
  • Safety and security tips,
  • How to stay healthy during your travels,
  • And how to do it all in style and comfort

All in all you will walk away with many practical tips for packing and less wrinkles! $5.00 fee

Join us for a fun seminar and enjoy a glass of Mimosa while you are shopping!
 
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