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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)

INFORMATION FOR THE VOLUNTEER PORTION OF THE NEPAL TRIP TO COME… Small countries wedged between the powerhouses of China and India, Nepal and Bhutan each offer travelers cultural wonders and […]

 
Ethiopia 2016(ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT!)Sept. 24 – Oct. 12, 2016

Ethiopia 2016
(ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT!)
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 2016 (SOLD OUT)Feb. 15-March 1 & March 6-22

Vietnam 2016 (SOLD OUT)
Feb. 15-March 1
& March 6-22

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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