Saturday, January 2, 2010 10:14 AM
Happy New Year!
Here is an update on what?s happening with Budget Treasures Travel Club
Volunteer Vacations 2010
Our resident "Volunteer Guru", Jane Stanfield, author of Mapping Your Volunteer Vacation, will be offering a number of classes this year that will help you design your own volunteer project! You can contact her directly at [address removed].
Volunteer Vacations - Traveling on Purpose
Colorado Free University - www.freeu.com, Feb 13 OR June 5, 2010 - 9:30-Noon - Lowry Campus
Map and Plan Your Volunteer Vacation (A four-part workshop)
Arapahoe Com College - www.arapahoe.edu
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 2010 - 6:30-8:30 pm OR May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2010 - 6:30-8:30 pm
and also at
Front Range Com College - www.frontrange.edu Westminster Campus
Jan 6, 12, 20, 27, 2010 - 6:30-8:30 pm OR Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010 - 6:30-8:30 pm
Upcoming Budget Travel Treasures 2010
Nepal and Tibet May 31-June 18 w/ Myanmar Extension June 18-June 27
This trip has it all...cultural experience, political drama and geographic wonder. Explore Kathmandu Valley and then fly to Lhasa, Tibet. After 5 days we being the overland journey across the Tibetan Plateau with overnight in village and visit to Everest Base Camp. $2575 + airfare (US to Kathmandu) Myanmar extentions $1520 (includes 3 airfares)
Road Trip from Italy to Mongolia via the Stans!
Organized by a Denver couple who love road trips!
Contact Richard at [address removed] June 2010
Sailing the Caribbean with James Creasey
For information contact James at [address removed]
Upcoming 2010 Budget Treasures Travel Club presentations:
January 28: ?101 Countries? with guest presenter P.J.Parma.
Join P.J. Parmar for a fun, colorful presentation on his independent low-budget travels to over 120 countries on six continents. He visited his first 101 countries in his mid 20s for $12,000 and in less than one year total time; his travelogue "101 Countries: Discovering the World Through Fast Travel" will be available. P.J. is also cohost of America's Dining and Travel national weekly radio show and The World A La Carte podcast, both with Pierre Wolfe.
February 25: "The Saharan Desert in the Algerian Hoggar" with guest speaker Greg Mandel. Eight hundred miles of off-road travel without GPS or compass...an Algerian equivalent of a John Wayne and Indiana Jones adventure!
For further information contact Willie at [address removed] or go to www.budgettreasurestravelclub.com