The Mart for June 2021


Places to Stay
Travel Gear


TO ITALY WITH LOVE TOURS: Two-week small group tours to enchanting Sperlonga, the pearl of the Mediterranean, staying 14 nights at Marconi’s charming B&B! Day trips to lovely quaint villages, gardens, castles, islands, Rome, Pompeii, Positano & more. 10 years’ experience with repeat customers. “A Trip of a Lifetime” personalized & customized to your individual needs. Great culinary experiences. Approx. $4,500-$5,000, includes air. Departures 2021: Sep 14-29, Sep 28-Oct 13, & 2022: May 2-17, May 17-31, Sep 14-29, Sep 28-Oct 13. JUNE MORROCCO, 233 Morewood Lane, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 971/706-9328, 621 

PRIVATE BULGARIA TOURS — Ultimate Balkan experience going far beyond your expectations. PATRICK PENEFF, 3A, Benkovski, 9000 Varna, Bulgaria;, 1-721

TRAVEL DOWNUNDER: Specializing in independent itineraries to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands for over 19 years. As an Australian, I visit my home country at least once every year and have made many trips throughout New Zealand and most of the South Pacific islands. We can customize a plan to suit your interests or book a small group tour. Wendy Schatz, TRAVEL DOWNUNDER, 100-98th Ave NE, E6, Bellevue, WA 98004; 425/454-0631,, 5-721

PANTANAL: Jaguars, Birds & much more! Contact Frank for more info. TUNDRA RIVER ADVENTURES, 4168 Wyman Way, Roseville, CA 95747; 541/441-2016,, 621

PAY 2020/2021 LAND TOUR PRICES ON 2021/2022 TOURS. Take additional 5% off on land tour (10% off for repeat customers). ACTC’s “Incredible Journeys” program is for people who view travel as an integral element of their lives. These tours deliver unique travel opportunities and experiences — precisely for you, the world explorer. Tours perfected over 35 years of experience. Small group tours & customized tours to Asia, Africa, South & Central America. A CLASSIC TOURS COLLECTION, 322 Vista Del Mar. #B, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 888/605-8687,; 5-721


Places to Stay

COTACACHI, ECUADOR – CASA MARANO: 4 condos/rooftop terrace, 1 block from downtown, (2)2BR/2B; (2)3BR/2B. Newly finished, modern interiors w/local themes. High-speed internet, common washer/dryer. Spectacular 360˚ rooftop view. No pets, no smoking/vaping. Min. 14 nights, 2 weeks/$400, 3 weeks/$550, 1 month/$650. MARILYN, 2668 E. 1st St., Idaho Falls, ID 83401; 208/403-7792,, 521-522 

PARIS: BEAUTIFUL 1-BR/STUDIO APARTMENT OFF CHAMPS-ELYSEES — Sleeps 2/5. Safest area, near Presidential Palace. Beautifully appointed, equipped for comfortable stay. Typical Parisian building, air conditioning, parquet floors, antiques, rugs, marble fireplace, designer fabrics, phone, Internet, printer, CNN, queen bed+. Double+. Kitchen, bath, washer. From $200/night. And also BEST OF THE FRENCH RIVIERA right on the Med! Beaulieu/Villefranche sur Mer large 2BR/2B – park and direct access to the Mediterranée. See photos and rates on VRBO, property #4615987, then call or email for special prices from $233/night. MARIE LEFEBVRE, 2521 Buckeye St., Newport Beach, CA 92660; 949/433-5110,, 621