The Mart for October 2020

 

Tours
Places to Stay
Travel Gear
 

Tours

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, info@travel-downunder.com, www.travel-downunder.com 1020

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

PRIVATE BULGARIA TOURS — Ultimate Balkan experience going far beyond your expectations. PATRICK PENEFF, 3A, Benkovski, 9000 Varna, Bulgaria; bulgariaprivateguide@gmail.com, www.guide-bg.com 7-1220

BARGING IN CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE on hotel barge Merganser. Experience tranquil scenery, vineyards, village boulangeries, regional attractions & magnificent cathedrals. Six- night cruises inclusive en-suite cabins, first-class food, wines and visits. No single supplement. Brochure & DVD from UKWH, Ltd., 31 Wellington St., Hertford SG14 3AN, UK; phone +44 1992 550616, ukwh@bargedirect.com, www.bargedirect.com 9-1220

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 and more. 10 years’ experience with repeat customers. “A Trip of a Lifetime” personalized and customized to your individual needs. Great culinary experiences. Approx. $4,500-$5,000; includes air. Space available Sept. 15-30, 2020 and Sept. 29-Oct. 14, 2020. 2021 departures in May, mid-Sep and early Oct. JUNE MORROCCO, 233 Morewood Lane, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 971/706-9328, www.toitalywithlovetours.com 1020

 

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; escape2cotacachi@gmail.com; www.escape2cotacachi.com 1020-321

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., New- port Beach, CA 92660; 949/433-5110, marieeastbluff@gmail.com, www.parisianapartment-2to5.com 1020

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Travel Gear

TREKR® SELF-CLEANING TRAVEL WASHCLOTH! Rinses clean, dries fast and stays odor free. Our dishcloths are even more amazing. LUNATEC®, PO Box 26845, San Diego, CA 92126; 858/653-0401, www. lunatecgear.com 1020

LUNATEC’S® AQUABOT®  turns water bottles into misters and highpressure sprayers. Cool you and your pets, clean gear and hydrate. LUNATEC®, PO Box 26845, San Diego, CA 92126; www. lunatecgear.com 1020

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