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We do all sorts of fun events in the Bay Area. From beach parties and hikes to weekend camping trips there is something for everyone. We even do big international trips from time to time! All are welcome and we hope to see you on an adventure soon!

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The Real China Adventure

71 Beichang St

May 20th - June 2nd 2020 E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/china-group-tours/ Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club have invited us to another cultural and life changing adventure to China! Check out all the excitement below and E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! * 13 nights/14 days throughout the real China * Private local guides throughout * Breakfast Everyday * 3 lunches, 2 Dinners (Welcome and Farewell Dinner Celebrations) Beijing (3 Nights) – Temple of Heaven – Tiananmen Square – The Forbidden City – Huttong Alley Adventure by Rickshaw The Great Wall: Walk the stunningly beautiful, and much less visited, Mutianyu section of the Great Wall Guizhou Province: Guiyang & Huangguoshu (2 Nights) → Li Bo & Xi Jiang (3 nights) – Huangguoshu Waterfalls: This is the largest waterfall in Asia and stretches to a height of 243 feet. – Little & Big Seven Caves: Visit the Small Seven Hole Bridge – Li Bo Town: This town is surrounded by the beautiful Karst mountains which have recently been added into the World Natural Heritage List. – Encounter the Miao People: Known for their hospitality and etiquette Guilin & Yangshuo (3 Nights) – Day Trip to Longsheng & the Longji Rice Terraces – The Yao Tribe – Li River Cruise to Yangshuo Explore West Street: Yangshuo’s oldest street, with a history dating back over 1400 years, has also been this region’s confluence of eastern and western cultures since the 1980s. – Bike Tour to Moon Hill: Rice paddies, centuries-old farmhouses, limestonekarst formations, orchards, and of course the stunning mountains serve as your backdrop as we ride along narrow country roads and the banks of the beautiful Li River. Shanghai (2 Nights) China’s commercial and financial hub pulses with its own unique energy. Its futuristic skyline alone is enough to merit a visit to this thrilling city, but its fascinating museums, spectacular gardens, world-class restaurants, and stunning hotels will make it hard to leave! – Stroll Through Yu Garden & Old Town Bazaar – “The Bund” and Nanjing Road: The Bund is the famous waterfront regarded for hundreds of years as the symbol of Shanghai. – Tianzifang – Optional Day Trip to Suzhou & Tong Li Water Town : * Tiger Hill: Nicknamed the “Leaning Tower of Pisa” of China, this tall structure was built for the emperor Helu by his son along with 300 swords * Humble Administrator’s Garden: This is the largest and most renown of Suzhou’s famous gardens * Tong Li Water Town: Originally named Futu (meaning a rich land), Tongli is an age-old but very well preserved water town with a history of more than 1,000 years. * Optional Shanghai Tower Sky Deck Visit: The world’s tallest sky deck is a must see if you’re leaving on an evening flight on our final day or staying an extra night(s) in this great city. Aside from amazing panoramic photographs to be taken of the entire city, there’s a fascinating exhibit about the world’s mega skyscrapers before heading to the top. * Tour Leader and photographer to help those who want to learn more about using their camera’s, taking better pictures, etc throughout these China group tours. (PhotoFly Travel Club adventures are laid back when it comes to photography. They are not workshop style based tours and you do not need to be an avid photographer to join. All are welcome!) * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! (Flying into Beijing (PEK) & flying out of Shanghai (PVG) ) * All Taxes, Fees, & Transfers Included E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! 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: $595.00 OR Deposit: $600 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/china-group-tours/

The Real China Adventure

71 Beichang St

May 20th - June 2nd 2020 E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/china-group-tours/ Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club have invited us to another cultural and life changing adventure to China! Check out all the excitement below and E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! * 13 nights/14 days throughout the real China * Private local guides throughout * Breakfast Everyday * 3 lunches, 2 Dinners (Welcome and Farewell Dinner Celebrations) Beijing (3 Nights) – Temple of Heaven – Tiananmen Square – The Forbidden City – Huttong Alley Adventure by Rickshaw The Great Wall: Walk the stunningly beautiful, and much less visited, Mutianyu section of the Great Wall Guizhou Province: Guiyang & Huangguoshu (2 Nights) → Li Bo & Xi Jiang (3 nights) – Huangguoshu Waterfalls: This is the largest waterfall in Asia and stretches to a height of 243 feet. – Little & Big Seven Caves: Visit the Small Seven Hole Bridge – Li Bo Town: This town is surrounded by the beautiful Karst mountains which have recently been added into the World Natural Heritage List. – Encounter the Miao People: Known for their hospitality and etiquette Guilin & Yangshuo (3 Nights) – Day Trip to Longsheng & the Longji Rice Terraces – The Yao Tribe – Li River Cruise to Yangshuo Explore West Street: Yangshuo’s oldest street, with a history dating back over 1400 years, has also been this region’s confluence of eastern and western cultures since the 1980s. – Bike Tour to Moon Hill: Rice paddies, centuries-old farmhouses, limestonekarst formations, orchards, and of course the stunning mountains serve as your backdrop as we ride along narrow country roads and the banks of the beautiful Li River. Shanghai (2 Nights) China’s commercial and financial hub pulses with its own unique energy. Its futuristic skyline alone is enough to merit a visit to this thrilling city, but its fascinating museums, spectacular gardens, world-class restaurants, and stunning hotels will make it hard to leave! – Stroll Through Yu Garden & Old Town Bazaar – “The Bund” and Nanjing Road: The Bund is the famous waterfront regarded for hundreds of years as the symbol of Shanghai. – Tianzifang – Optional Day Trip to Suzhou & Tong Li Water Town : * Tiger Hill: Nicknamed the “Leaning Tower of Pisa” of China, this tall structure was built for the emperor Helu by his son along with 300 swords * Humble Administrator’s Garden: This is the largest and most renown of Suzhou’s famous gardens * Tong Li Water Town: Originally named Futu (meaning a rich land), Tongli is an age-old but very well preserved water town with a history of more than 1,000 years. * Optional Shanghai Tower Sky Deck Visit: The world’s tallest sky deck is a must see if you’re leaving on an evening flight on our final day or staying an extra night(s) in this great city. Aside from amazing panoramic photographs to be taken of the entire city, there’s a fascinating exhibit about the world’s mega skyscrapers before heading to the top. * Tour Leader and photographer to help those who want to learn more about using their camera’s, taking better pictures, etc throughout these China group tours. (PhotoFly Travel Club adventures are laid back when it comes to photography. They are not workshop style based tours and you do not need to be an avid photographer to join. All are welcome!) * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! (Flying into Beijing (PEK) & flying out of Shanghai (PVG) ) * All Taxes, Fees, & Transfers Included E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! 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: $595.00 OR Deposit: $600 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/china-group-tours/

Colorful Cuba!

Havana

May 20th-28th 2020 We're invited to another incredible adventure with our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club! (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) Sign up & Secure your spot at: https://www.photoflytravel.org/cuba-small-group-tours/ Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked] *Deposit needed to secure spot, RSVPing does not secure your spot. --------------------- * 8 nights/ 9 Days throughout the best of Cuba with amazing off the path experiences! * One-of-a-kind “Casa Particulares” (small converted homes & guesthouses!) * Privately guided adventures throughout * Expert Local Guides Throughout * Breakfast everyday * 3 Dinners, 4 Lunches INCLUDED * Fully LEGAL, licensed & permitted program throughout with all USA compliance requirements met under the *SCP Program * Support for the Cuban People: Includes document support to comply with US Law. Havana * Old Havana: With a majority of the buildings over 100 years old, rich history oozes out of every street, building, & alleyway. Soroa * Las Terrazas: Nearby Soroa, this mountain community was built as a reforestation project in the 1960s and is now part of the same Unesco Biosphere Reserve. * Orchid Garden: The highlight of Soroa is arguably this specialized botanical garden, with a collection of 20,000 specimens and more than 350 species of orchids, some Cuban and others from Asia & Latin America. Viñales * Valley Walking Tour & Tobacco Plantation: A beautiful walk through the valley will take us to a local tobacco farm to learn about the making of Cuba’s famous cigars. * Cuban Cooking Class: Learn to cook Cuban-style with a cooking demonstration of ‘platos tipicos’. Cienfuegos * Bay of Pigs: Enjoy a scenic drive along the site where the landing of U.S. sponsored counter-revolutionary exile militia occurred in 1961. * Sinkhole Snorkel: Stop for a swim and snorkel by a sinkhole which resembles a huge natural tropical fish tank! Trinidad * Guided Trinidad Walk: Home to numerous churches and many beautiful colonial buildings, we’ll begin with a cultural tour of Trinidad. * Salsa Lesson: Visit a local dance school for a demonstration and lesson in the dances of Cuba. And of course, experiencing Trinidad wouldn’t be complete without a night of dancing and music, and what better way to burn calories and practice what we’ve learned! * Salto de Javira Waterfall: An easy hike brings us to this beautiful waterfall, perfect for photos and a dip to cool off! If we’re lucky, we might even be able to swim behind the falls and see the stalagmites and bats that call the small “cave” their bedroom for their day-long slumber. ---------------------- * Tour Leader and photographer to help those who want to learn more about using their cameras, take better pictures, etc throughout these Cuba small group tours. (PhotoFly Travel Club adventures are laid back when it comes to photography. They are not workshop style based tours and you do not need to be an avid photographer to join. All are welcome!) * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! * Flying into & out of Havana International Airport (HAV) * Specific arrival/departure times needed will be sent directly to the group. * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! * All Taxes & Transfers Included * Don’t forget to e-mail us for the daily itinerary of our Ireland small group tours at [masked] ---------------- Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement: $595.00 OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/cuba-small-group-tours/

InterRacial/InterEthnic Speed Dating Online Party!

Online event

$20.00

Are you open to dating someone with a different racial or ethnic background? Our ONLINE parties, using Zoom, are the safe and fun way to meet new friends during the pandemic! $20/prepaid, using your credit card. Saturday, May 30, 2020, 7:30-9:30pm. MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com. CLICK on the date(s) you want to attend. Co-sponsored by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization. All parties are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Thursday, May 14 – Confidence Building for Dating Success Saturday, May 16 - Advanced Degrees Speed Dating. Saturday, May 23 - Dating Outside the Box (dating people who are in a different age or financial group than yourself). Saturday, May 30 - InterRacial & InterEthnic Speed Dating PLEASE NOTE: RSVPs do NOT guarantee a spot. You have to prepay by credit card in order to attend all events. Also please note that the number of people who RSVP on this meetup doesn't reflect all who have registered or will be attending. We promote our events through numerous singles meetups and dozens of major websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Yahoo, Google, etc., plus email blasts to over 100,000 Bay Area singles.

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