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Dolomiti Day Hikes Tour July 1-11, 2018

SIGN UP NOW….REGISTRATION LIMITED TO 8! $3,495* GET READY FOR JAW-DROPPING SCENERY! stay in comfortable hotels and pensiones private rooms – double occupancy breakfast/dinner transport during tour visit a new vista daily cultural sites along the way Belluno Pre Tour June … Continue reading

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Planning ahead for your next adventure!

Any trip worth taking deserves the time it takes to plan.  Spontaneity is nice and can definitely be built into a well planned trip, however the better the planning = more enjoyment.  This is true weather you are going on … Continue reading

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A Six-Day Walk Through the Alps, Inspired by Simone de Beauvoir

A lovely article on Simone de Beauvoir’s passion for hiking in the Alps.  I’ve hiked the GR5 and the areas referred to in the article.  “…. as Beauvoir put it, to think of nothing but “flowers and beasts and stony tracks … Continue reading

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Wines of the Savoie Region of France ~ 2017 Tour exclusive

  Bonjour!  This lovely alpine region produces many varietals most of us have never heard of nor experienced.  It’s a great adventure!  Some of my favorites are the Apremont (white) and Mondeuse (red).  We will have plenty of chances to … Continue reading

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Magical Corners of the Mont Blanc Massif July 4-14, 2017

Join us for this unforgettable tour as we explore the “Grande Dame of the Alps”.            Tour bases out of Chamonix, France and Courmayeur, Italy.   $3,495 includes view private rooms & baths (double occupancy) ~ all ground transportation … Continue reading

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Getting off the tourist path!

Getting off the tourist path…..tired of vacationing at all the popular tourist spots?  My experience is that most tourists flock to the same places.  There’s so much more out there! Deepen your experience, adventure where others don’t, travel in small … Continue reading

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Hiking European Style!

The European Alps offer the hiker a respite where they can enjoy a meal, their local beers & wines, wonderful coffee or tea. Enjoy a lively conversation, practice a new language, make new friends. Rest well in the mountain hotels … Continue reading

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Custom & Self Guided Tours ~ Your time, your way!

visit the magical Alps of France, Italy, Switzerland and cities of the region  It’s all your choice: when you travel  –  where you go  –  what type of lodging – difficulty of trails  –  travel itinerary –  cities and connections MAKE … Continue reading

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HAPPY WINTER SOLISTICE!

HAPPY WINTER SOLSTICE! Time to let go of all we don’t wish to have present in our lives and invite in that which we wish to fill our lives with. This is a great time to set out intentions (verses … Continue reading

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Mediterranean to the Alps ~ Photo presentation in Bend, OR ~ Oct. 14

Mediterranean to the Alps     Tuesday October 14, 2014   photo presentation from 7-8pm The Wine Shop & Tasting Bar 55 NW Minnesota    come early & enjoy a French or Italian wine ~ show 7-8 pm   Co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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