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Lovers of travel unite. Join our community to find awesome group adventures that strive to explore off the path and authentic experiences in the places we visit. We take group travel to a whole new level with fun local hikes, wine tasting, and lots of international group tours perfect for solo travelers, couples, & everyone in between. If you love photography, culture, food, & adventure than you will fit right in. Forget those large boring bus tours and become a Globetrotter!

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The Peru Adventure!

Cusco

March 18th-March 27th 2019 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://photoflytravel.com/) have had some epic adventures here over the years and we’re invited for round 6! Don’t miss this one since the threat of Machu Picchu being shut down forever is real! Seeing this wonder of the world with your own eyes is truly mind blowing. More Info here: http://www.photoflytravel.org/peru-adventure-tour/ Email us at [masked] to get the daily itinerary and more details! * 9 nights/10 Days throughout the best of Peru * Boutique hotels and quaint lodging (Encompasses the feel, culture, & atmosphere of each destination) * Breakfast everyday * 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners * Guided walking tour of Cusco * Free day to explore the wonders of Cusco. Lots of great optional activities to choose from: * Weaving, cooking, and gardening classes, river rafting the Urubamba, Mountain Biking, silver workshop, and more in Cusco * Guided tour of the beautiful and historic Sacred Valley (Great photo opportunities here!) * Pisac market and Ollantaytambo village and ruins * Explore Maras village and salt pans and Moray archaeological terraces * Vista Dome train journey to Machu Picchu * Optional Inca Trail hike from Winay Wayna and the Inti Punku (sun gate), lunch en route. * Additional costs apply * Private guided tour of Machu Picchu * All Transfers & Taxes Included * Inter-trip airfare included * International airfare is not included. (We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! Flying in and out of Lima International Airport (LIM). Arrive on 04/18/18 and depart after 8:15 PM on 04/27/18) * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! * Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked] Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement: $535.00 OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/peru-adventure-tour/

Amazing Australia

Sydney

The Land Down Under March 27th - April 7th 2019 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://www.photoflytravel.com/) have invited us to this amazing new adventure! Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/australia-group-tours/ E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! This time we will explore the beauty, beaches, & iconic buildings of Sydney, The Great Barrier Reef around the stunning Whitsunday Islands, & the history, food, & cultural epicenter that is Melbourne! Our tour leader and travel club founder, Steve Juba, used to live in Sydney and has explored much of the “Land Down Under”. We’re excited to show you some of our favorite parts of the great country of Australia! * 11 nights/12 days throughout the best of Australia * Breakfast Everyday * 1 lunch, 2 Dinners Sydney: 3 Nights - Privately Guided City Tour throughout highlights of Sydney (Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Darling Harbor, “The Rocks” historic district, Parliament House, Kings Cross, Watson’s Bay, Bondi Beach) Port Stevens & Nelson Bay Full Day Adventure: The Whitsunday Islands & Great Barrier Reef: 4 Nights - Great Barrier Reef Full Day Adventure The Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the great wonders of the natural world and a “must-see” for any visitor to Australia. “Reefworld” Pontoon: Morning tea, afternoon tea and a sumptuous buffet lunch included Snorkel Gear (fins & mask, wetsuit) included Intro and certified diving options (additional cost) Scenic helicopter flights (additional cost) - Whitehaven Beach Cruise and Island Exploration beach in Australia and name “Queensland’s Most Beautiful Beach”. - Explore Hamilton Island * Entry into “Wild Life Hamilton Island * Relax and explore the beaches of Hamilton Island * Use of catamarans, paddle skis, windsurfers, and snorkeling equipment * Use of gym, spa, & sauna * Unlimited use of the scheduled ‘Island Shuttle’ service Melbourne: 4 Nights Enjoy Melbourne’s “Old World charm. - Private guided city tour throughout the highlights of Melbourne (eclectic architecture of central business district, Captain Cook’s Cottage in the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens, Botanical Gardens, Queen Victorian Markets, Shrine of Remembrance, St Patrick’s Cathedral). - Unique, privately guided Lanes & Arcades walking tour: 4 handpicked venues: Uncover Melbourne’s cutest laneways. Wilsons Promontory Full Day Adventure: Australia´s best kept secret, Wilsons Promontory or “the Prom” as it is affectionately known to many people, is one of Victoria´s most loved and cherished natural attractions. - 3-4 hours of bush walking & exploring: Enjoy an amazing hiking experience and be astounded by some of Victoria´s best vistas on this bush walking adventure! - Wildlife: The prom is home to many marsupials, such as kangaroos and wombats, native birds and other native animals such as emus, which with a little luck we are able to see up close. Hike through some of the spectacular tracks such as Mt Bishop, Vereker Outlook or Pillar Point (easy – medium graded walks). Squeaky Beach: Be entertained by the pure white quartz ‘singing sands´ as we walk towards Tidal River. Breathtaking Coastal Views - One of a kind Farewell Dinner at the Colonial Tramcar * Tour Leader and photographer to help those interested in photography throughout these Australia group tours * 2 Domestic flights INCLUDED (Sydney –> Hamilton Island / Hamilton Island –> Melbourne) * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! (Flying into Sydney (SYD) & Departing from Melbourne (MEL) * All Taxes, Fees, & Transfers Included E-mail us at [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: $[masked] *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit:[masked] Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/australia-group-tours/

Redwood Forest & Waterfall Trek & Historic Underground Winery Tour & Tasting !

Aloha all members. This is Indie Tom (Koma) in Hawaiian. If you have never had the enjoyment of one of my unique Wine & Nature adventure experiences; Don't wait any longer. Life is short ; so buy the shoes ! My outings & trips, etc. are for the energetic & adventurous. All are unique & super fun . Come once & be hooked. My events are the cure for "Ho Hum" activities. Our super amazing Hawaii trip is full. The next awesome trip will be in early Dec. Miss it again & weep ! Two more great events are on the schedule for this weekend. You also missed two very unique & cool events last weekend. For a peek at some of the past events & great photos; go to: meetup.com/backroadswineandnatureadventures. Aloha.

Epic Tanzania Safari!

Meru Hotel

April 13th-20th 2019 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club ( http://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have put an amazing, unbeatable Tanzania safari together! E-mail [masked] for the DAILY ITINERARY! Sign up here: https://www.photoflytravel.org/tanzania-safari-tour-group-travel/ It’s clear we just can’t get enough of Africa based on everyone’s requests and how quickly these trips are filling up! East Africa is known as the pinnacle safari experience and it’s been too long since we’ve visited Kenya’s famous neighbor, Tanzania! We’ve really gone to bat for our travel club on this one and created an epic safari in Tanzania for an unbeatable price (FREE single supplement for solo travelers!). Honestly, we have such awesome friends and partners in Africa these trips just can’t be beat! Tanzania is perhaps the most famous and sought after destination in East Africa to see the Big 5 and the tallest mountain in Africa: Kilimanjaro. This is going to be a photo dream trip in style with luxury boutique accommodations, all delicious meals included, and so much more! Email us to see the daily itinerary at [masked] * 7 nights/8 days Tanzania Safari * Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner Every Day * Charming Boutique Safari Lodges with authentic African ambience throughout - Safari across plains and foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro! * Wild Life: Elephants, Buffalos, Antelopes, Water Bucks, leapords and more… * Safari in Tarangire National Park, well known for its huge herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as lion, cheetah and leopard. * Wild Life: Elephants, Lions, Leapords, Cheetahs, Giraffes, Zebras, 100′s species of birds, and more…. * Ngorongoro Crater (Unesco World Heritage & Natural Wonder of the World!) - Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact caldera (collapsed volcano). We descend the 2,000 feet into the crater by a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a half day safari. Over 30,000 animals live within this enormous natural bowl, the most densely packed concentration of wildlife in Africa! * Visit a local Masai Village for an authentic experience of life in the wild. -The Serengeti! *Sites: Olduvai Gorge, ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) as well as huge herds of zebra and wildebeest -Lake Manyara in the Great Rift Valley: * Game drive, and we may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Manyara’s famous tree climbing lions! * Our drivers & guides are some of the most experienced wildlife experts in the world whose knowledge and ability to spot the animals and birds will astound us! * All Taxes, Transfers, & Fees included * Airfare is not included but we will help you find a good flight! Flying in & out of Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! *BUT-Check out the SWEET NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT TO HAVE YOUR OWN ROOM IF JOINING SOLO! * Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked] ------------- Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement: FREE *Limited single rooms available, first come first serve OR Deposit:[masked] Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/tanzania-safari-tour-group-travel/

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