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September 26 - October 5, 2020 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club ( http://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have invited us to a one of a kind adventure throughout Japan! E-mail [masked] for the DAILY ITINERARY! Sign up at: https://www.photoflytravel.org/japan-group-tours/ Our Japan group tours are chock full of diverse activities including unique cultural experiences, fantastic landscape & people photography, and all the beautiful temples and architecture which make Japan so iconic. E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! * 9 nights/10 days throughout the highlights of Japan * Breakfast Everyday * 1 lunch, 3 Dinners (Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner) Tokyo: 2 Nights Everything that you have heard about Tokyo is true – and it is not. For if ever there was a city that you could not confine to one definition, this would be it. Tradition and technology stand side by side in this city that can be whatever you want to make of it. Highlights: * Privately guided tour throughout Tokyo (Meihi Shrine, Harajuku Fashion District, Imperial Palace Plaza, Asakusa Kanon Temple, Ginza area): – The Electric Town - Asakusa Kanon Temple (Sensoji Temple) – Meiji Shrine – Shinjuku The Japanese Alps & Her Wonders; 3000 Ft Ropeway, Hot Springs, & Waterfalls Highlights: * Shin-Hotaka Ropeway * Shin-Hotaka no Yu Hot Springs * Hirayu Great Falls Takayama: 2 Nights Mountains in Japan were once believed to be the sacred dwelling places of divine spirits. The Hida, Kiso, and Akaishi ranges, known collectively as the Japan Alps, rise majestically in northern Honshu. Highlights: * Privately guided tour throughout Takayama: - Takayama Morning Market - Takayama’s Old Town - Optional Hida Folk Village Tour Hiroshima & Charming Miyajima Island: 1 Night Hiroshima is a city that needs little introduction. Despite its tragic past, Hiroshima is now a bustling and vibrant city which has risen phoenix-like from the ashes. No visit to Hiroshima would be complete without sampling okonomiyaki, a Japanese savoury pancake. While in Hiroshima we’ll take a ferry ride to Miyajima Island where the world famous Itsukushima Shrine is located. Hiroshima: *Privately guided tour of Hiroshima: – Memorial Peace Park, Museum, & A-Bomb Dome - Miyajima Island – Vermilion Torii Gate & Optional Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Kyoto: 4 nights Oozing with tradition, Kyoto is the ultimate destination for anybody who wants to soak up time-honoured Japanese culture. Highlights: * Privately Guided Tour of Kyoto: – Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion) - Okochi Mountain Villa – Monkey Park Iwatayama – Gion District (The Old Geisha Quarter) & Optional Geisha Photo Shoot – Free time in Kyoto to explore on your own – Fushimi Inari Shrine *Japan is wonderful country to see by train and of course they are world famous for their advanced bullet train system. For many of our journeys between each city we visit, we’ll use this fun and efficient way to travel the country. This is one place where local public transit is a lot faster than using a vehicle! * All Transfers, All Rail tickets, All Public Transit Passes, All Entry fees and activities as listed in the daily itinerary, & Taxes included! * Tour Leader and photographer to help those interested in photography throughout these Japan group tours * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! (Flying into Narita International Airport in Tokyo (NRT) and departing from Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka) 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: $600.00 Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/japan-group-tours/ CST[masked]
Our August Yosemite Vacation sold out immediately, so we are doing it again in October! Explore America's favorite National Park on a luxury trip! You will enjoy 2 days and 2 nights at a beautiful vacation home, hiking in Yosemite National Park. We provide the opportunity and our guides ensure a fun-filled, friendly atmosphere. This is a great way to meet other singles, see the sights and really explore Yosemite! Adults of all ages. Friday, Oct 2 – Sunday, Oct 4, 2020. HIGHLIGHTS: * Vernal and Nevada Falls * Glacier Point * Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias * Two Nights at Private Mountain Home Inside Yosemite * Delicious Home Cooked Meals CARPOOLING: Recommended car & gas sharing $35 to pay the driver who will drive their own car for this trip. FRIDAY- Leaving Bay Area early afternoon (2:00 PM). Happy Hour in the evening. SATURDAY: Hiking the Mist Trail (Vernal and Nevada Falls)! Rising early we prepare breakfast and lunch and head off for a fun day in the park full of hiking, sightseeing and exploring. The Mist Trail is Yosemite's signature hike. While many of Yosemite's trails are popular due to having a single spectacular destination, the Mist Trail has fabulous views scattered all along it, beginning at the bridge overlook, progressing to two unforgettable waterfalls that fall a combined total of more than 900 feet. After whole day hiking, We will head house to cook a delicious meal (Italian Night), ending the day with some wine and social. SUNDAY: A. Glacier Point. B. Sentinel Dome Hike C. Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias TWO NIGHTS TRIP COST: $208 to $258. Includes 2 nights at a beautiful vacation home, happy hours, 5 meals and all park fees. LUXURY VACATION HOME: 5 Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms - Sleeps 18 - Multi-Level - Bronze rated - 2,628 Sq. Ft. + 1,186 Sq. Ft. Deck. Yosemite Mountain Lodge, is a private mountain home located inside the gates of Yosemite National park. It has 5 bedrooms, 3 & 1/2 bathrooms, one of the largest and most popular cabins. It will accommodate 18 people which makes it a perfect destination for a large group. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a dishwasher and enough dishes and silverware for our large group. As a bonus, you will also find a washer and dryer. The comfortable living room sports new carpet, a large fireplace, that is surrounded with comfortable couches and chairs, a flat screen satellite TV, and WiFi. It is a perfect setup for a large gathering of friends around a cozy fireplace. The newly-built large, private deck offers beautiful views and features a gas BBQ, picnic table, and chairs, perfect for our outdoor cooking and dining under the stars! MORE EVENTS 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 events are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Tuesday, Sep 1, Real Connection… Virtually Sunday, Sep 13, Masked Speed Dating Saturday, Sep 26 – Sunday, Sep 27, Russian River Wine Tasting & Canoe Friday, Oct 2 – Sunday, Oct 4, Yosemite Hiking Vacation 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 on 26 different 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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The wild & Fun "New Tree Top" Zip Line experience ! How to find us: Meet in front of the Union Hotel. . What we'll do The Forest Flight Zip Line experience ! And the NEW "Tree Top" Experience" A Bucket List event ! We meet at the Historic Union Hotel in Occidental. In front parking area. We will be in the beautiful & tall Redwoods near the Russian river & Occidental. There are 7 runs, 2 sky bridges, A spiral staircase & a the rappel platform down. Highest part is 250 ft. & the longest run is about 1900 ft. ft. Almost 5000 ft. of Zipping ! You may reach speeds of 25-40 mph ! 70 lbs is the min. wgt. & 250 lbs is the max. Shorts are ok. (You will go faster with less clothing) . Or wear smooth tight clothing. Tie back long hair. No open toed shoes. *********Bring a camera with a strap. or rent a helmet cam or bring your Go-Pro. Cell phones will not work properly. Our dinner option in Occidental follows the Zip lining. I'll have drinks & snacks for all in case you missed Wildflour. (Don't miss it)! The New Tree Top Zip Tour is[masked] Only 10.00 more than the Forest Flight tour. But it is higher, faster & farther!! And better & more advanced equipment, etc. The reg. prices were[masked] last year. Pymts can also be mailed to: T. Bold 2471 Solano ave. #112 Napa, CA 94558 NOTE: No deposit means no reservation . ** I have reserved 2 tours of 8 people each. They run about 20 min. apart. This is a "BUCKET LIST" event !!!!!!!!!!! You will love it !!!! NOTE: After our Zip Line event we will have our early super delicious dinner option at the historic Union Hotel in Occidental. My friend Barbara the owner will have free super delicious Bruchetta appetizers for us. ***** If we are still in some sort of a lock down; we will not have our super fun dinner option. Hopefully we will not have to use masks? *****I will be available at the Petaluma Fairgrounds lot in front of the Library (100 Fairgrounds Dr.) off Washington St. for pickups at 11:15 am. **Must call/text for ride. [masked] NOTE: Please remove your rsvp if deposit is not sent within 7 days of your RSVP. ***If you have a paypal account: you must use the friends & family option or an Xtra fee will be assessed. Pay with Chase.com/zelle if having a problem. Or just send me a check. Or pay upon arrival. (Pymt. is required if you are a no show) ***NOTE: Always give me your em. & phone #. It's best to text me when the date is close as I may miss emails. ** I will also have drinks, snacks, etc. for all. NOTE: DO NOT wait till the last couple of days like last time as i was bombarded with p.pal pymts & some missed out & I had to send refunds. And some were very disappointed. Send in your deposit or full pymt in a timely manner. (See above) . **ALWAYS advise when & how you paid !!! Thanks ! ( I have to pre pay in advance for all participants.) ***Remember: Once you RSVP; you must send a deposit or full paymt. within one week. (And advise me when & how pymt. has been made) . This is an exciting & super fun & Bucket List outing ! ***Attendee limit is 8 people per Tour on the platforms. Note: Don't be scared ! This is a piece of cake. Great equipment & great guides. NOTE: rent a Go Pro or bring a camera with a strap to take photos. ** And I must have a minimum of 8 people to reserve this Tour time. ** Please use a desktop computer to RSVP & print up the page for reference with your mobile app. (If not; you may miss important info) ONE MORE THING: Bring your face masks ! **
While nothing is 100% safe, experts all agree that face-to-face socializing is safest when four precautions are taken: 1. Outdoors. A study of 6,000 Covid-19 positive people in China revealed that only one of the 6,000 is believed to have contracted the virus outdoors! 2. Masked. We provide free masks and require they be worn in order to be admitted to our speed dating parties. 3. Social distancing. Tables are spaced apart. 4. Limited Exposure. With speed dating you only interact with the same person for 5 minutes. Saturday, October 17, 2020. 3:00-5:00pm – Advanced Degrees Speed Dating, ages 35-55 5:00-7:00pm – Young Single Professionals Speed Dating, ages 30-45 7:00-9:00pm –Single Professionals Speed Dating, ages 45-60 LOCATION: Off the Rails Brewing Co., 111 S Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale CA. Our party is on the lovely and spacious back patio, with social distancing. Free parking! TICKETS: $25/Advance or $30/Door (If space permits), per session. We recommend you prepay on www.thepartyhotline.com, as some sections are likely to sell out. We especially need men 45-60. That age group always sells out early for women (women please DON’T sign up for the men’s section, as that destroys the male-female balance!) Food and drink available at additional cost. PLEASE NOTE: We don’t have a 60+ section because unfortunately most men over 60 will not speed date with women their own age. A sad fact of life, nothing we can do about it. MORE EVENTS 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 events are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Saturday, Sep 26 – Sunday, Sep 27, Russian River Wine Tasting & Canoe Friday, Oct 2 – Sunday, Oct 4, Yosemite Hiking Vacation Saturday, Oct 17, Live Face-to-Face Masked Speed Dating Party! 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 on 26 different singles meetups and dozens of major websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Yahoo, Google, etc., plus email blasts to over 100,000 Bay Area singles..