May 2006, Volume 1 Issue 2
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Dear Real Traveller,

Adventure Associates celebrates 19 years of getting women to the top!

Featured Participant: Jayne Mayne

Jayne discovered she had asthma just months before her planned summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. “It was difficult, but with the advice of my doctor, the support of the other women climbers, and the decision to listen to my body, I was able to reach the top.”

Read Jayne's inspiring story...

Women's Trips to Africa...

Women in Coffee
Coffee Cupping

Tours designed to build relationships with coffee producers will take us to Colombia, India and Costa Rica to experience the entire coffee process in local farms and mills. Sign up today for a learning opportunity not to be missed!

Summer Escapes
San Juan Islands, WA
Orca Whale at Kayak Bow

5-day Women’s Multi-Adventure: Hike, Bike, Sea Kayak
Paddle to hidden beaches and quiet coves while viewing marine life. Hike through old-growth forests to summit the highest mountain in the islands! Then bike a full day along rolling, pastoral hillsides.

July 23-28, Aug 20-25, Sept 10-15: OPEN

Summer Dates fill quickly - see our OPENINGS!

3-day Whale Watch Paddles: Orca & Eagles
There’s nothing like it – paddling your kayak while eye-level with an Orca whale! Coed and Women’s trips (June-Sept)
Aug & Sept dates now filling!

Weekend Paddling...

Queen Charlotte Islands - Mothership Kayak Voyage
Mothership and kayakers

A one-of-a-kind experience in the marine wilderness off British Columbia! Visit with Haida storytellers, spot wildlife in the old-growth forests of Gwaii Hannas National Park, kayak among rainbow colored marine life all from your live aboard mothership.

June 27 - July 4: ONLY 3 SPACES LEFT!
July 9 - 16: SOLD OUT

Fall Journeys
Escape to Bhutan
Tiger's Nest

Travel and trek with our local guides through breathtaking mosaics of cultivated fields, thick bamboo and pine forests, crafted Bhutanese style farm houses, prayer flags and fortress-like Dzongs.
Oct 31-Nov 15, 2006

Copper Canyon: Rail & High Divide Trek
Copper Canyon Vista

Discover Copper Canyon, a place of silver and gold, sparkling rivers, sleepy Mexican villages and ancient legends. Enjoy expansive canyon views perched from a first-class train and trek along the rugged footpaths of the Tarahumara Indians.
October 7-17, 2006

Turkey: A Coastal Odyssey
Traditional Gulet

Explore famous ancient ruins and sail the Turquoise Coast aboard a traditional Turkish Gulet! (Optional Cappadocia Extension) Sept 5-18, 2006

Hot Dates!

These scheduled tours are prime seasonal travel dates and highly competitive. They will fill by early fall, so CALL NOW to express your interest. Don't miss out on these once-in-a-lifetime trips...It's never too early to plan your next adventure!

Galapagos Women's Cruise
Galapagos Dolphin

We will have our special women's charter in the Galapagos in 2007 when the ocean is a mild 74°F and the air maxes out at 82°F. Book early for this unforgettable wildlife expedition through one of the most diverse marine environments in the world!
May 27 - June 4, 2007

Queen Charlottes Sea Kayak Expedition
Gwaii Haanas Totem Poles

This 10-day kayak expedition explores the marine paradise of Gwaii Haanas National Park, home to the native Haida people and a kayaker's delight. Visit with Haida "watchmen," beachcomb among the rainbow of marine creatures at low tide, and cross your fingers for a rare Tufted Puffin sighting! Aug 10-21, 2007

Peru: Journey to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

(Dates: TBA)The astonishing breadth and beauty of Peru is unsurpassed: glistening 20,000 ft. Andean peaks tower above crystalline glacial lakes, the majestic heritage of the Inca civilization, and the famed citadel of Machu Picchu. Inca Trail permits are limited. Contact Us to book this "must do before you die" trip today!

Our trips are your travel dreams!


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