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Croatia & Her Beautiful Sisters (Montenegro & Bosnia/Herzegovina)

Our friends at Photofly Travel Club (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) have planned another great adventure and we're all invited! E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! GO HERE to Sign Up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/croatia-small-group-tour/ August 21st - August 30th 2020 From Zagreb to Dubrovnik, we’ll explore the best of the best when it comes to this Eastern European gem. And since this gorgeous country is surrounded by gorgeous neighbors, we’ll explore a few of them too: Bosnia Herzegovina and Montenegro! Our Croatia small group tour is filled with beauty for us to soak in, photograph, and marvel at. We’ve custom built this adventure to experience the highlights of Croatia and her neighbors including some of the country’s amazing islands just off the coast. * 9 nights/10 days throughout the best of Croatia and her stunning neighbors (Bosnia/Herzegovina & Montenegro) * Charming & Unique Boutique style hotels throughout *Breakfast Everyday * Welcome/Farewell Dinners, & 1 lunch included * Privately guided tours throughout (City tours of Zagreb, Split, & Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Mostar, & Montenegro) _________________________________ Croatia: * Zagreb: We’ll explore the capital of Croatia via a panoramic bus and walking tour of the historical and photogenic highlights (Trg Bana Jelacica (“main square”, Fruit Market, St. Markus Church) * Plitvice Lakes National Park: Oldest park in Southeast Europe & an UNESCO World Heritage Site. * Trogir: Explore the picturesque city known as “The Stone Beauty”, a charming stone town which takes Trogir small group tours pride in their fascinating Romanesque cathedral, churches, towers and beautiful palaces. * Split: The second largest city in Croatia and “the capital of Dalmatia”. ____________________________________ Bosnia & Herzegovina: *Mostar: As we continue south we’ll take a slight detour across the border to Bosnia & Herzegovina’s wonderland town of Mostar. _________________________ Montenegro: Often called “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”. Kotor: This medieval walled town on the coast is situated in the Bay of Kotor. ________________________________ Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik City Tour: Reclaimed, not just as a Croatian treasure but also as one of the world’s treasures. * Optional Sea Kayaking Adventure: Become acquainted with Dubrovnik from its stunning seacoast! An easy paddling kayak excursion beneath the old city walls, is a unique opportunity starting beneath the ancient Fort Lovrjenac in the small port called Pile. We’ll set off to explore caves and beauties of the mysterious Lokrum Island accompanied by our experienced kayaking guides. ____________________________ * Plenty of free time throughout to explore on our own * A range of optional excursions excellent for photography (Unique farm to table, off the path dinner at family farm in mountainous countryside, white water rafting in Split, walk Dubrovnik city walls, bike/wine tours, & more…) * Optional extra night Dubrovnik: Wind down, relax, swim, or explore more of the Dubrovnik area by staying an extra night at our resort on the coast. A roundtrip boat ride to Lokrum Island with great nature trails, swimming, & the “Game of Thrones” museum is included. Price/details in daily itinerary-E-mail to request! * All Taxes, Transfers, & Fees included * Airfare is not included but we will help you find a good flight! (Home Airport → Zagreb International Airport (ZAG) & Dubrovnik International Airport (DBV) → Home Airport) * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! * Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked] _________________________________ Join Us! *For our solo travelers, we will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/croatia-small-group-tour/

Norway: Vikings, Fjords, & the Arctic Circle!

Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (https://www.photoflytravel.org/) have crafted a brand new trip for us! September 2nd – 11th 2020 E-mail [masked] for the daily itinerary! https://www.photoflytravel.org/norway-small-group-tours/ * 9 nights/10 days Norway small group tour * Private, Local English Speaking Guide Throughout * Domestic Flight INCLUDED ($300.00 Value!) * Breakfast Every day * Welcome & Farewell Dinner Included Oslo (2 Nights) * Privately guided orientation tour of the city; Highlights: - Explore different areas and architecture styles from the 1600s to beautiful, ornate buildings of the 19th century. - Photograph functionalist style City Hall, the site of the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony every December - Baroque style Oslo Cathedral from 1697 - Vigeland Park, a sculpture park and museum which display the works of Gustav Vigeland and other temporary art exhibitions. * 48 Hr “Oslo Pass“: The most convenient way to experience Oslo * Free public transport * Entrance to museums and attractions * Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower * Discounts on sightseeing, restaurants, and services Flåm (1 Night) The Flåm Railway w/ “Norway in a Nutshell” “Norway in a Nutshell” takes us through some of Norway’s most beautiful scenery. Experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva. * Flåm-Gudvangen Fjord Cruise: UNESCO’s World Heritage-listed Nærøyfjord is spectacularly narrow and surrounded by steep mountains and snow-covered peaks that stand 5900 ft above sea level, with thundering waterfalls and picturesque villages along the fjord. Bergen (2 Nights) * Privately guided tour of Bergen; Highlights: * Photograph & explore the charming indoor Fish Market * Stroll around Bryggen – the medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of the old Hanseatic Wharf & buildings. * Bergen Fortress area with one of the oldest and best-preserved fortresses in Norway * Town Square and City Park * Fløibanen Funicular: Connects the Bergen city center with the mountain of Fløyen. It’s one of Bergen’s must-do activities with mountain walks and magnificent views of the city. * Free time to explore, hike, visit museums, etc. Lofoten (4 Nights) * Silent Fjord Cruise: Experience this Lofoten classic aboard a silent electric catamaran * Reaching the Top: 3 hikes to choose from (easy, moderate, difficult) * Very Easy: A simple excursion & beautiful walk immersed in the nature surrounding Svolvær. Enjoy the silence, while admiring extraordinary scenery and landscapes. * Moderate: Hike along a path that hugs a stunning mountain lake, and passes through green fir tree forests. * Difficult: Hike through high peaks and follow a path that has the ocean on one side and the imposing mountains on the other! Lofoten Scenic Road Trip: Learn about the fascinating Viking history among old fishing villages, sit on pure white sand beaches facing crystal seas, and admire imposing mountains & magnificent cliffs, which for billions of years have guarded the settlements like ancient Viking warriors… Lofotr Viking Museum: The world’s biggest Viking Age longhouse has been found and excavated at Borg in the Lofoten Islands. * Trekking the famous Reinebringen: This steep scramble leads to one the most beautiful viewpoints on all the Islands: an epic panorama of Reinefjorden and the Lofoten Wall. (*Easier hike or nature walk will also be available) E-mail [masked] for the daily itinerary! ---------------- Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $4,995.00 *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit: $[masked] Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/norway-small-group-tours/

Adriatic Trip : Croatia, Slovenia & Bosnia-Herzegovina - 6 SPOTS LEFT!

ADRIATIC TRIP : CROATIA, SLOVENIA & BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA! *6 SPOTS LEFT! Dates : September 12 - 24, 2020 (13 days / 12 nights) Cost : $4000 (per person, excluding flights) Single supplement : $600 Details : https://globe-drifters.com/tour/adriatic-tour/ Highlights : - Visit Sali Island (Salt Island) with a local fisherman. - Stay on the charming island of Korcula with its quiet villages small beaches. - Visit Sarajevo and Mostar to learn about the violent wartime events whose wounds are still visible throughout the country. - Eat at family-owned restaurants and taste the local specialties. - Hit up the must sees : Bled Lake, Plitvice National Park and cliffs of Telascica. Included : 12 nights accommodation (Double occupancy, breakfast included) Local guides Trip host Private ground transportation in air-conditioned vehicles Most activities (As noted in itinerary) Airport pick-up For more information, please visit : https://globe-drifters.com/tour/adriatic-tour/ or email : [masked].

Poland, Finland & the Baltics - 9 Day Escorted Tour from $1,952

On this Fully Escorted Baltics and Northern Europe group tour, you will journey from Poland to Finland traveling through the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Along the way, relish UNESCO World Heritage Sites, old cities, beautiful scenery, and fascinating historical sights—with overnights in Warsaw, and the capital cities of Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, and Helsinki. In each city, enjoy guided sightseeing of the must-see attractions. Warsaw's sightseeing includes the Stare Miasto (Old Town), founded in the 13th century, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and 14th-century St. John’s Cathedral, once the spot for weddings, coronations, and royal funerals. In Vilnius, visit the Old University, founded in 1569 by Jesuit monks, and the KGB Museum, situated in the former KGB building, which tells about the occupation regimes that took over Lithuania from[masked]. In Riga, walk through the Art Nouveau Quarter and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a variety of architectural styles—romantic, gothic, baroque, classic, and modern. Tallinn's Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its watchtowers, cobbled lanes, and medieval houses. Here, visit the onion-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Estonia's opulent Russian Orthodox cathedral built in 1900, and the medieval St. Nicholas’ Church. Helsinki's sightseeing features a visit to the Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852, the Sibellus Monument and Helsinki’s famous open-air market, where you can browse for local arts, crafts and food. Some unique experiences for you have also been included, such as a private Chopin concert in Warsaw, hometown of the composer, Riga Balsam and Laima chocolate tasting in Riga and a visit to Vilnius’ artist quarter Užupis All of this—and much more—await you on this fantastic Baltics and Northern Europe tour. This fully escorted tour will be conducted by Globus Tours. one of the oldest and largest tour companies in the world. Our discounted price for this tour is only $1,952* per person, based on double occupancy, not including the airfare from the US. The discounted price for solo travelers staying in their own room is only $460 additional for a total $2,412* plus airfare. Our price includes superior hotel accommodations for 8 nights, ground transportation via deluxe motorcoach and ferry crossing, full buffet breakfast daily (8), three-course dinners with wine (4), Wi-Fi in the motorcoach and most hotels plus the complete tour as outlined below... Optional excursions and extended stays may be available for an extra charge. To confirm your space on this tour, you must call in your deposit of $250 per person, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.) Don't wait too long or you might miss out on the great trip. Destinations & Sightseeing WARSAW Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit Stare Miasto and St. John’s Cathedral; private Chopin concert VILNIUS Guided walking tour, visit the Old University and the KGB Museum, and Vilnius’ artist quarter, Užupis HILL OF CROSSES Take pictures of the memorial site RIGA Guided sightseeing, including a walking tour of the Old Town and a visit to the Art Nouveau quarter; Riga Balsam and Laima chocolate tasting TALLINN Guided sightseeing, visit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and St. Nicholas’ Church TALLIN–HELSINKI Ferry crossing HELSINKI Guided sightseeing, visit the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, and the open-air market Headsets throughout the tour. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies. The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation: • Historic Centre of Tallin (Old Town) • Historic Centre of Riga • Historic Centre of Warsaw • Vilnius Historic Centre For additional information or to make your reservation, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.) Discover Cruises & Travel cst[masked]

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