In this month’s eNewsletter
Egypt and South
America and Borneo are all fantastic
destinations to visit in our autumn and winter months
and that’s why they are featured in this month’s
eNewsletter. And if you haven’t booked your Christmas
holiday yet, you’ll find a late availability
update below. Looking for a destination off-the-beaten-track?
Then read our new "Ever thought
of going to..."- series.
Photography Course continues this month, with Paul
Goldstein explaining the use of shutter speed.
And on the Responsible Tourism
side we write about one of our latest projects, the Kenya
miss our NEW Discovery, Wildlife & Adventure
2007 brochure, which has been totally re-designed
to be more inspiring and user-friendly than ever before.
With almost 100 countries and over 200 thrilling adventures,
this is a brochure not to be missed. Overall, 27 new holidays
have been introduced in the 2007 brochure, offering new
and exciting destinations such as Korea,
hot off the press is our NEW Polar 2007
brochure, which contains 6 fantastic trips to the most
remote parts of the world, the Arctic
New in the brochure is our Northwest Passage trip, which
seeks to emulate Amundsen’s fabled expedition.
Get inspired for your next
holiday: request your brochures by clicking
Due to popular demand, we have added Extra
Departures on several Trips. Don't miss out on them!
Finland to Jordan, from Bhutan to Kenya, from Morocco
to Andalucia, there are still a few places available for
departures. If you haven’t booked yet you better
do so quickly to avoid disappointment!
thought of going to ... Borneo
In our new “Ever thought
of going to …” series, we aim to highlight
destinations that you may not have considered travelling
Agency Sales Manager, writes his impressions
of Borneo, so if you’re tired of hearing about the
“classic must-see-destinations” don’t
miss his article! >>>
journey through South America
The first thing you think of
when you imagine South America is the immense humid rainforest
of the Amazon, and it is true – despite the alarming
rate of deforestation – that it accounts for over
half of the world’s remaining rainforests. But there
really is so much more to this amazing continent, and
if you haven’t travelled there you might not realise
just how diverse this land is.
Over the next three editions
of our eNewsletter, we will take you on a journey of the
highlights of this amazing continent. This month we travel
from Colombia on the Caribbean, along the Pacific Ocean
side of the continent before heading inland to Bolivia.
Great Treks to do before you die – Kilimanjaro
This month's “10 Great
Treks to do before you die” series brings us to
the summit of Kilimanjaro.
At 5895m, Kili is certainly not an easy stroll, but the
reward for those of you who make it to the top is one
of the most spectacular sunrises you will ever experience.
Rather than following heavily trekked Marangu route, our
treks use the Shira
routes, thus ensuring a far quieter ascent and much better
acclimatisation, and therefore a much better chance to
reach the summit of the highest free-standing mountain
on the world. >>>
month’s hot spot – Egypt
One of the passions of Andrew
Appleyard, our Agency Sales Manager,
is archaeology. In his article, Andrew gives us an insight
into the mysteries of Egypt, whose history and treasures
make this country a favourite amongst archeologists. >>>
photography class – Jargon
The first thing we all do as
soon as we get back from our holidays is going through
our photographs. Often however, we look at them with disappointment,
and it is not rare to say “This picture really doesn’t
do the country justice. It’s much better in reality!”
If you're looking for some professional advice on how
to improve your photography, make sure you read
Paul Goldstein's Travel Photography Class over
the next few issues of our eNewsletter. >>>
of the month – Vitus
The Bering Strait, the Bering
Sea, Bering Island, and the Bering Land Bridge –
their name goes back to Vitus Bering, famous Danish navigator.
Vitus Jonassen Bering,
the famous Danish navigator, was born in August 1681.
His work in the service of the Russian Navy led to a series
of explorations of the north coast of Asia, including
Read more about his life
and expeditions. >>>
Tourism – Kenya School Project
is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, yet
unfortunately also one of the poorest. We are proud to
have started a new
Responsible Tourism Project, to help the local school
children get a better education.
The new project we have started,
together with Friends of Conservation, is at Aitong, about
30 minutes from where we camp on our Classic
Kenya Safari. At the request of the local people,
a tree nursery has been established and there are plans
to help fund a building project at the local school.
month’s winner of our photo competition is
Mr Phil Turley, who took the lovely shot on the
right whilst on our Cape
Escapade Family Holiday in August this year. Congratulations
Phil, Paul Goldstein’s photography book is on its
way to you.
Our photo competition continues
for a few more months, so send your favourite pictures
and you might be the next winner! Please note that we
cannot accept digitally manipulated photographs. And please
remember to tell us on which of our trips the photo was
to put faces to the voices you speak to at Exodus? Then
come and meet us at one of our presentation evenings.
These free shows are informative, fun and ideal if you
are looking for a first-hand insight into what an Exodus
holiday is really like.
Photographer and wildlife enthusiast Paul
Goldstein will present our next Africa
slideshow on 31 October. Don’t miss a night of dazzling
images, provocative commentary, hilarious anecdotes and
On 28 November, Ian
Picken, ex Overland leader and now Americas
Team Manager, will give a presentation on the
Americas, from Anchorage to Ushuaia, for the trip
of a lifetime.
on the links above to reserve a seat on one of our slideshows
and to see our slideshow calendar with information on
dates and venues for the next few months.
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