Overseas Adventure Travel articles

A gorilla in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park, observing Jeffery Carrier., At a village market in Eritrea in October 2015, these women were negotiating for cooking oil. Photo by Jeffery L. Carrier, A shy village girl in Eritrea. Photo by Jeffery L. Carrier, Pointing to a rock that marks the dividing line between the Southern and Indian oceans at the top of the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Photo by Pat Hines, On ASI Tours' “Around Australia Tour” in March 2020, we visited Salamanca market in Hobart, Tasmania. Photo by Pat Hines, Jim, our driver/guide in Tasmania, chatted with Fred, a 105-year-old cockatoo at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart. Photo by Pat Hines
Following is an excerpt from a letter submitted by Linda Vogel of Pomona, California: "I had a happy experience with the travel insurance company Generali Global Assistance (San Diego, CA, 800/874-2442; www.generalitravelinsurance.com), from whom I had purchased insurance for a March 30-April 22 tour of Algeria, Tunisia and Malta that was subsequently canceled due to COVID-19. ..."
Matera’s cave dwellings, once “the shame of Italy,” are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site., The oldest area of trulli in Alberobello., Ture Cacamo, a Sicilian dairy farmer, relaxing in front of his barn., Chef Paolo Austero welcomes our group to Osteria Scopari in Mazara., The ruins of a Greek temple at Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples.
When I think of Puglia, my mind’s eye sees swooping swallows, stands of ancient olive trees and fields carpeted with red poppies. I hear church bells chiming, announcing not just the hours but the quarter hours as well. 
Items that locals may find helpful or of interest — travelers tell how they went about leaving contributions of various types in countries they visited (2 of 2)
Karen Heady reading “The Cat in the Hat” to children at the Dickey Orphanage in Lhasa, Tibet. Photo by Rod Smith
Items that locals may find helpful or of interest — travelers tell how they went about leaving contributions of various types in countries they visited (1 of 2)
I was very pleased with the trip “NEPAL and the Mystical Himalayas” that I took with Overseas Adventure Travel (Cambridge, MA; 800/955-1925), my 11th trip with OAT.
Our Spice Village cottage at Thekkady, Kerala, India. Photo: Towler
Subscribers recall special relaxing massage experiences outside of the US
I took a tour of El Salvador, Honduras, Belize and (mostly) Guatemala called “Route of the Maya” with Overseas Adventure Travel (Cambridge, MA; 800/955-1925), Jan. 2-18, 2012.
A fruit vendor in traditional costume in the walled city of Cartagena. Photos: Keck
Highlights of Cartagena (3 of 3 on Colombia)
Our group talking with children at Hacienda Venecia, outside of Manizales, Colombia.
(Part 2 of 3 on Colombia)
A Guatapé local poses by a pub-front “socket” for which he served as a model.
Bogotá, Medellín and Guatapé (1 of 3 on Colombia)