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Asia 2016 Bhutan: Oct. 9 – 19Nepal: Oct. 20 – Nov. 3 & Nov. 3 – 7 (volunteer option)

Asia 2016
Bhutan: Oct. 9 – 19
Nepal: Oct. 20 – Nov. 3 &
Nov. 3 – 7 (volunteer option)

FOR INFORMATION ON THE VOLUNTEER PORTION OF THE NEPAL TRIP, PLEASE SEND ME A QUICK EMAIL SCOLONY@GMAIL.COM. Small countries wedged between the powerhouses of China and India, Nepal and Bhutan […]

Ethiopia 2016 SOLD OUTSept. 24 – Oct. 12, 2016

Ethiopia 2016 SOLD OUT
Sept. 24 – Oct. 12, 2016

It’s one of the best kept travel destination secrets – a country that can trace its roots to the 2nd millennium; is loaded with impressive archeological delights including churches hewn […]

Vietnam & Cambodia 2017February 1-21

Vietnam & Cambodia 2017
February 1-21

Vietnam – it’s a land of vivid colors, ancient traditions, incredible history, stunning pagodas, towering mountains, teeming markets and welcoming people. Not a country to be visited in a week, […]

Namibia 2017July 12 – 27

Namibia 2017
July 12 – 27

Namibia is a vast country, even by African standards, covering an area approximately twice the size of California and somewhat bigger than Texas, but with a population of a mere […]


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