Colleen Callaway Besman Bio

Colleen grew up in Central and South America, and is English-Spanish bilingual. She has traveled extensively in Mexico, both on her own and with tours she has organized for 15 years. She holds degrees in Latin American Studies and Education from the University of the Pacific, the University of New Mexico and the University of Washington. Colleen was a teacher of highly capable students for over 30 years in Seattle, before she moved to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Colleen is a member of the Sociedad de Audubon de Mexico, in San Miguel de Allende. She is co-founder/organizer of Travelian Eco Tours. She is deeply committed to her work as organizer, writer and guide with Travelian and for its clients. She and Rodrigo Lopez are dedicated to creating first rate small group tours that allow their travelers to explore Mexico’s rich cultural and natural diversity in depth.