The Mart for October 2021

 

Tours
Places to Stay
 

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 8-1021

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 821-822

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, www.toitalywithlovetours.com 1021 

TEXTILE TOURS: Meet artisans, learn about natural dyes, designs, silk weaving in Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Morocco, India, Turkey, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand. Small groups & individual travel. BESTWAY TOURS & SAFARIS, 206-8678 Greenall Ave., Burnaby, BC, Canada V5J 3M6; 800/663-0844, www.bestway.com 9-1021

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND ~ UNIQUE & UNUSUAL – planning customized vacations to Australia & New Zealand for 25 years for small groups & independent travelers – nature, history, self-drive, adventure, wine & food, Aboriginal & Maori culture & more! It’s not too soon to plan! We are hopeful that borders will be open in spring and early summer. We’ll design the trip of your dreams from moderate to very upscale! Having lived ‘down under’ for 20 years, we know the South Pacific & islands well. Please call or email with phone number & best time to call. SPRINGBOARD VACATIONS, PO Box 927136, San Diego, CA 92192; Direct: 858/550-9622, 858/550-9696 (PST), anzlindsey@earthlink.net (CST# 2059428-40) 921-1022

THE CITY OF GODS TEOTIHUACAN TOUR: Explore ancient and contemporary Mexico by the hand of local experts. Our affordable private tours will take you from Mexico City to Teotihuacan, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Puebla, Oaxaca and San Miguel de Allende. Tailor-made trips. INSOLITOURS, Avenida Uno 102, San Pedro de los Pinos, 03800 Ciudad de México, Mexico; 424/704-5005, contact@insolitours.travel, www.insolitours.travel 1021

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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 521-522 

 

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