An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.”
–David Attenborough


• Expensive–there were no great deals
• An Event–people wore their Sunday best for the occasion
• Mostly Businessmen–a few families vacationed but you never saw an independent woman traveler

Times have changed BUT the desire for discovery remains the same.



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specialTeri’s Picks – Cultural Trips with themed interests
Like to travel comfortably yet still immerse yourself in the culture through your special interests?
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specialTeri’s Trails – Treks & Walking Tours
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specialTeri’s Adventures – Motorbike, Cycling, Water & Riding Sojourns
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Photo Tours with a Unique Focus

Tanzania: Birds & Big Game w/Daniel Edelstein & Edwin Osujaki

specialDeparture February 1-13, 2019
Join us on this rare chance to experience Tanzania Birds & Big Game with Avian Biologist and bird expert Daniel Edelstein & Tanzanian Ornithologist Edwin Osujaki on an exploration of wildlife, culture and landscapes.
This adventure offers special sightings include the calving of wildebeest and zebra during the Great Migration across the Serengeti Plains. This itinerary has been specially crafted for viewing & photographing birds, game, migration, culture and scenery in the particular areas. Detailed ItinerarySpace is limited to 10 persons
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Myanmar Monsoon Photo Tour with Win Kyaw Zan

specialDeparture July & August
Nature is mesmerizing during the monsoon in Myanmar! The photography is amazing with rain, umbrellas, colorful clouds, sky, trees, clear air, farmers working in the fields, busy rivers and amazing reflections of life everywhere. Win Kyaw Zan takes you on a photo adventure unlike any other. Myanmar Monsoon Photo Tour with Win Kyaw Zan is for those of you who want pictures of an unforgettable experience.Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW 415-331-3791

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Explore the Real Alaska

specialDepartures 2018: Tuesday August 14, Tuesday August 28 & Tuesday September 25
Fjords, Fishing, Rafting and Scenic Flight
If you are the outdoorsy traveler and looking for a special adventure close to home, then this tour is the one for you! Southeast Alaska has it all – temperate rainforest, the Inside Passage (a protected waterway), an abundance of wildlife such as brown bears, black bears, humpback whales, orcas, salmon, bald eagles and all to the backdrop of spectacular scenery. You stay at the family owned Glacier View Lodge the home of I Fish Haines Alaska, a charter fishing & sightseeing company in Haines. Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW 415-331-3791

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Photo Tour India: A Fusion of Color, Music & Soul with Paul Saltzman ( 17 days)

specialDeparture: September 15 – October 1, 2018 Celebrate 50 years since the Beatles were in India with Beatle’s friend & photographer, Paul Saltzman! No one describes this cultural tour of India better than Paul.
“Long ago, I realized that if I could only visit one country during the rest of my life it would be—India. It is many, many cultures—an amazing fusion of modern and ancient, of adventures and discoveries. I’ve been there more than 50 times, and each time is a new exploration. It’s the most colourful country of the many I’ve visited.” Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW 415-331-3791

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Nordic Adventure (5 Countries)

special Departure May – September
Intriguing Scandinavia welcomes you to enjoy its heritage, culture and its breathtaking landscapes. On this tour, you see 5 countries in the way they were meant to be seen. You travel by car, by boat and by train. Begin your trip in Iceland and head north where only the more adventurous travelers go. Visit the waterfalls of the gods. Nordic Adventure is that trip of a lifetime! Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW to BOOK 415-331-3791

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Textiles of North India

India, Jaipur, Rajasthan fabrics

specialDiscover the vibrant and diverse world of costumes and traditions of North India learning about its textiles and symbolic designs. Now’s your chance to learn about their origin which can be traced as far back as the Indus valley civilization when homespun cotton was used for weaving their garments. See how gold and silver threads are used to make brocade in Varanasi. Textiles of North India is the fabric of Indian life. Detailed tinerary BOOK NOW 415-331-3791

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Discover Wellness in Bali (13 days)

specialDeparture April, May, Oct, Nov
This tour combines “authenticity” with “well-being” on the island of Bali. A real makeover and “youth therapy” awaits you to relax and most importantly to pamper yourself. This program includes local handicraft workshops, traditional massages, Balinese flora discovery, and journeys into Mother Nature, yoga, meditation, and support to local projects. Discover Wellness in Bali is your magical getaway to rejuvenate and help you rediscover your inner peace.Detailed Itinerary
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Gold of Peru (14 days)

specialDeparture June – September
Besides its wealth of nature Peru has been home to ancient cultures dating as far back as 3000BC. Gold of Peru is an adventure in which you explore out of the way valleys, ridge tops and ruins that are usually overlooked by the casual traveler. The trek to Choquequirao, the lost sister city of Machu Picchu, is the highlight of this journey. Gold of Peru is a challenge of mind and body in traditional Inca style. Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW 415-331-3791

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