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Meetup on The Orient Express!!!! The Autumn Edition. The Orient Express, . . . you have heard it many times. The romance, the mystery, the adventure!! Of course with the opulence too! This trip brings back the romance and adventure of train travel, along with the mystery of new cities and countries. Brought back in a special way; adding value and removing inflated expense of excessive opulence by replacing it with service and contemporary refinement. The journey will mirror elements of the original Orient Express route and go from Paris to Istanbul. You will visit Paris, Venice, Vienna, Prague, Budapest and Istanbul. The trip starts in Paris and has a full two days there. Also staying two full days in Vienna, 1 3/4 days in Budapest, with full days in Venice, Prague, and Istanbul. Included Guided Tours in each city, with at least one meal a day and a wine tasting also included! Included additionally are many other options and extras. We travel as a group, and also have the flexibility of hop-on, hop-off tours and museum passes with "skip the line" option so you enjoy a complete independence. You are free to do your own thing, cater to your special interests, visit other sights and locations in the cities. You can do it independently, or you can join new friends traveling with you, and do it together. The idea is come alone, meet new like-minded people and make lifelong memories...without being stuck with the "one size fits all" tour formula. Here is a basic thumbnail: ** Paris for two full days. * Night Train Paris to Venice **Venice for a full day * Night Train Venice to Vienna **Vienna for two full days * Night Train Vienna to Prague ** Prague for a full day * Night Train Prague to Budapest ** Budapest for two (almost full) days * Late flight Budapest to Istanbul ** Istanbul for full day. * Hotels nights in Paris, Vienna, Budapest and Istanbul What was The Orient Express? The Orient Express was long-distance passenger train service that began in 1883 with the original endpoints being Paris to Istanbul. In Istanbul the Pera Palace Hotel was built in 1892 as the accommodations at the terminus. And we are staying in it!!! Although the original name became synonymous with intrigue and was a showcase of luxury with comfort at a time when traveling was still rough and dangerous. The route changed many times, and was eventually shortened to Bucharest, then later shortened to Budapest as the endpoint. And again shortened to either Venice or Vienna. By 2007 The Orient Express was only Paris to Strasbourg, and in 2009 stopped service altogether. With the train cars being updated all along they way too. So the real Orient Express is but a memory. There is a price for opulent luxury, . . . and we are not paying it. With this trip, we visit more cities, with guided tours included in each, a meal a day, as well as all transfers and hotels with concierge quality service. Give in to the lure of the rails with adventure, tempered with value resulting in memories of a lifetime. EVERY aspect of this trip is epic. Visit picturesque and storied cities. Enjoy four night trains and experience the enchantment of the rails. We are even staying in the original destination of Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul with it's grandeur and opulence. All the details are taken care of so all you have to do is join in & revel in the magic of all the places we are traveling to. In the end you will have visited 6 countries: France, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Turkey! Includes: all trains all accommodations all train cabins all transfers guided tours in each city a meal a day and more The only way to secure your spot is a $500 deposit. Fully refundable to 90 days before the event. Final payment due 60 days before $500 deposit plus the $2,790 final payment = $3,290 total cost. Limited capacity of 24 total. This trip will fill up extremely quickly. Eight spots already filled. Live the adventure instead of only dreaming it !!!
****Please read all the details below before RSVPing. Thank you. RSVPing Yes, you agree to the "Disclaimer/Release of Liability" listed below.**** Let's have some adult fun and go to the LA County Fair. This is the last weekend!!! GAMES!!! RIDES!!!! SHOPPING!!!! FOOD!!!!! FUN!!!! ADMISSION $20 per person Park in the Blue Gate area (See Interactive Map below). We will meet at the ticket booth at 3:30pm. Please be on time so we don't have to wait for anyone. Please allow enough time for traffic because you know there will be some. We're in LA! WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THIS DAY https://www.lacountyfair.com/docs/default-source/2019/fun-guides/9-21-19-saturday_final.pdf?sfvrsn=9ebb4a5a_2 PARKING FEE $15 to park. Bring cash! INTERACTIVE MAP https://www.lacountyfair.com/visit/2019-la-county-fair-map CARPOOLING If you would like to volunteer to carpool, please write in the comments. DISCLAIMER / RELEASE OF LIABILITY: • Don't be a flake by signing up and not showing up. • If you can’t make it to the event, change your RSVP to No. • Please, no dogs unless otherwise indicated in description. • If you choose to sign up for this event, you are releasing the organizers of this group from all liability in case of possible injuries. • The organizers of this group are not trained leaders. By participating in any posted event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. • Hiking and other outdoor events are inherently dangerous and accidents can happen. All participants take full responsibility for their own actions and abilities. • Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience. This applies to any guests you may invite.
Q's Billiard Club & Restaurant
100+ RSVPs!! Calling all ladies!! Tired of terrible dates and awful pick-up lines? Let's take a break from the Y chromosomes and get together for some quality girl time-- all ages welcome! Come Join new friends for fun, games and awesome drink specials! This event will be hosted at a cool little bar in West LA -- Q's Billiards. Seriously, this place is fantastic! Located next to the 405, Q's makes for an easy spot to get to! Come join us for a fun-filled evening, with great food and drinks, awesome ladies, exciting games and a wonderful atmosphere! Details: Cost: Recommended donation to cover org. expenses: $5-10 Dress Code: Casual When: 7:00-9:00PM Parking: Street parking **This Meetup event is crossed-posted on many other groups, expect a large number of attendees**
Join us for Bowling and Dinner afterward. Invite your friends. NEW BOWLERS are welcome to join us. You don't need to know how to bowl, we'll show you how. We'll cheer each other on and have fun! _____________________ MEETING TIME: Please arrive promptly at Pickwick Bowl by 4:30PM to check-in with Louis. You'll have time to get your bowling ball, shoes and meet your fellow bowlers. We'll have 2 hours for bowling and you're guaranteed 2 games with your team, so you don't have to feel rushed. _____________________ PRE-PAYMENT is REQUIRED 🛑 An RSVP is not enough to reserve your space for bowling. 💚 Please PAY $20 IN ADVANCE to save your space for bowling with PayPal by clicking here: https://paypal.me/paylouis/20 This payment is for 2 games of bowling and rental of bowling shoes and bowling ball. Dinner is not included. You cannot pay at the bowling alley. You must pre-pay in advance for bowling. After Friday, September 20, 2019, no refunds will be given, and the price will increase to $25. _____________________ 🔶 IMPORTANT 🔶 _____________________ 💜 BEFORE YOU CLICK ON "Send Payment Now" SCROLL UP to where it says "Add a note" and type your: 1. First and Last Name and 2. "50+ TEAM" 💚 Do NOT check the box that says "Paying for goods or a service?" If you check this box PayPal will charge Louis a fee, and you'll have to pay Louis an additional $7. _____________________ DINNER: Join your new friends and get a bite to eat after bowling at Viva Rancho Cantina Mexican Restaurant 900 W Riverside Dr. Burbank, CA 91506 which is across the street from the bowling alley. You can leave your car parked at Pickwick Bowl. _________________________________________________ This event is crossposted on other Meetup groups, so you'll get a chance to meet lots of new people.