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Upcoming trips 2018/2019 : Cuba - Myanmar - Croatia, etc. - Africa - Tuscany!
Amazing upcoming trips in 2018! See below for some details. Email [masked] if interested in a trip or if you have questions. Detail for each trip can be seen here : http://globe-drifters.com. ----- CUBA (9 days / 8 nights) Small groups usually between 5-10 people and mostly solo travelers. Local and authentic trips with stays in Cuban privately-run B&B style accommodations. December 26, 2018 - January 3, 2019 *3 SPOTS LEFT!* 1 solo female and male looking for roommates. ----- MYANMAR (15 days / 14 nights) Myanmar has been shrouded in mystery for many travelers over the last half century, but has recently opened to tourists. It is much more than golden pagodas as far as the eye can see though. We'll explore the serenity and diversity of Inle Lake, wander among extensive stretches of fields filled with ancient pagodas in Bagan, visit the newly opened Chin State with many distinct ethnic tribes and unique customs. December 27, 2018 - January 10, 2019 *6 SPOTS LEFT!* ----- EASTERN CUBA (10 days / 9 nights) Travel the Cuba that few travelers get to see. It is the birthplace of the revolution and home to Cuba’s oldest city. With its pristine beaches, charming colonial towns, and a captivating history, Eastern Cuba is full of fiercely proud people with an independent spirit. February 3 - 12,[masked] solo female and male looking for roommates. ----- TURKEY (11 days / 10 nights) Historic churches, mosques and palaces of Istanbul. Subterranean tunnels and homes that date back to the 7th century B.C in Cappadocia. Crystal-blue, natural thermal pools at the ‘Cotton Castle’ of Pamukkale. Sunrise hot air ballooning over fairy tale valleys. And more! May 11 - 21, 2019 ----- TUSCANY VILLA STAY (2 / 4 weeks) We’ll enjoy life at a slower pace as we soak up the culture, food and amazing vistas of the Italian countryside. Head to the local markets to pick out some cheese and wine and stroll through narrow passageways that will take us back to medieval times. Ride a bike or take a leisurely walk to back to our 18th century luxury villa while passing olive groves during an amazing Tuscan sunset. This is the Italy that few tourists get to see! 4 week trip : May 4 - June 1, 2019 2 week trip : May 4 - 18, 2019 // August 24 - September 7, 2019 ----- CROATIA, BOSNIA, SLOVENIA & MONTENEGRO (11 days / 10 nights) Discover Croatia’s cascading waterfalls at Plitvice National Park, old towns with remnants of a heartbreaking past in Bosnia-Hercegovina, the picturesque Kotor Bay of Montenegro and fairytale-like castles and lakes in Slovenia! September 7 - 17, 2019 ----- ZIMBABWE, BOTSWANA & SOUTH AFRICA (13 days / 12 nights) Explore stunning landscapes, amazing wildlife and majestic waterfalls in Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. Witness the power of Victoria Falls. Try to spot the Big Five and other beautiful animals. Go camping in the park of Africa’s largest elephant population as you fall asleep under a night sky full of sparkling stars. June 8 - 20, 2019

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We're pretty much the most active backpacking specific group in the bay area. From beginner to expert our people are the best. We get outdoors a lot but also have non-backpacking social events. In the summer it's all about the backpacking and in the winter we try to have a range of activities from snow camping to resort skiing days. So if you want to meet other outdoors enthusiasts, whether you're a hardcore hiker or an aspiring novice, sign up.

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