In this month’s eNewsletter
you're lucky enough to have some holiday left for this year,
then this month's eNewsletter will inspire you. Whether its
trekking in Nepal, discovering
India's beauties, or simply relaxing
at the Cortjio Rosario in Spain,
we have what you are looking for.
Happy reading (and travelling!)
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the Lens – Jargon Busting
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. >>>
Great Treks to do before you die – Fitzroy
If you're after spectacular
mountain scenery combined with wildlife and remoteness, then
it doesn’t get much better than our Fitzroy
& Paine trek. Patagonia, the most southerly region of
offers a magnificent combination of jagged peak formations,
glittering lakes and the third largest ice mass in the world,
the Perito Moreno glacier.
Click here for a complete list
– Back on trek
“Everything I’d heard
about Nepal was positive; the food is great, the scenery amazing,
the people are so friendly. Could it really be that good? The
simple answer is YES! After months of excitable planning I was
worried it wouldn’t live up to my expectations, but I
needn’t have been.”
Hannah Wood, from
our Asia Product Team, gives her impressions of Nepal.
memoirs – India’s GSOH
When Dan Jackson,
UK Agency Sales Manager, came back from his holiday
in India, his first comments were: “I think "GSOH",
the ubiquitous acronym to be found in the lonely hearts columns
(I only read them for a giggle…) should be stamped over
all Exodus Trip Notes for itineraries to India. >>>
– Taking it easy at the Cortijo
Not everybody likes full on holidays.
For some people a relaxing few days by a swimming pool, combined
with gentle walks through the olive groves in the sun-blessed
region of Andalucia is the ultimate break, as Ben Colbridge,
Exodus Travel Consultant, discovers. >>>
of the month – James Cook
On 27 October 1728 Captain
James Cook, the explorer, navigator and cartographer,
was born. He initially trained to be a greengrocer however,
a brief encounter with John and Henry Walker meant he was taken
on as a merchant navy apprentice on their small fleet of vessels
plying coal along the English coast. He soon progressed through
the merchant navy ranks, until in 1755 he was offered command
of a vessel. But within the month he volunteered for service
in the Royal Navy. >>>
Tourism – Peru Kiya Survivor Centre
Hundreds of thousands of people
travel to Peru
every year to discover the splendours of Machu Picchu and the
ancient Inca kingdom. Far fewer people visit the Rainbow Centre
in Urubamba, the first school dedicated to special-needs children.
At Exodus, we have supported the centre for many years and this
year we had one more reason to keep up the good work.
Marketing Executive, reports. >>>
are glad to announce this month’s winner of our photo
competition, Mr David Fawcett. David took the beautiful shot
on the left in Ethiopia whilst on our Lalibela
& The Simien Mountains trip in December last year. Congratulations
David: Paul Goldstein’s photography book is on its way
Our photo competition continues
for a few more months, so send your favourite pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
and you might be the next winner! Please remember to tell us
on which of our trips the photo was taken.
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.
Polar expert Paul Goldstein will present our
slideshow on 11 October. Don’t miss a night of dazzling
images, provocative commentary, hilarious anecdotes and forthright
Paul will also host
our next Special
Travel & Wildlife Photography Talk in Cheltenham on
10 October. Anyone interested in either travel photography or
wildlife should attend this evening. It will be an informal
talk with plenty of tips and hints on how to take better photographs.
Rather than being bogged down by technical details, it will
show a lot of dazzling images, and plenty of flawed ones.
here or 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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