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The 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life, Pam Grout

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The 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life
Title
The 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life
Statement of responsibility
Pam Grout
Title variation
  • Best worldwide vacations to enrich your life
  • One hundred best worldwide vacations to enrich your life
  • Hundred best worldwide vacations to enrich your life
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Travelers are showing a huge interest in the fast-growing sector known as experiential tourism--vacations that encompass heritage, culture, nature, ecology, and soft adventure. In the footsteps of the briskly selling The 100 Best Vacations to Enrich Your Life featuring North American destinations, our new title extends these ardent travelers' sights to global scale. From helping to build a health clinic in Tanzania to learning massage in Thailand to aiding green turtle conservation in Belize, The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life is full of fun, meaningful, and memorable possibilities for today's discerning traveler.--From publisher description
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BTCTA
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Grout, Pam
Dewey number
910.202
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G516
LC item number
.G76 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
directories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adventure travel
  • Adventure travel
  • Volunteer tourism
  • Volunteer tourism
  • Vacations
  • Vacations
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The 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life, Pam Grout
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • ARTS 7 CRAFTS GETAWAYS: Learn to tango in Buenos Airies, Argentina -- Fire pottery in Ban Chan Pottery Village, Laos -- Cane a chair or spin wool on an old English farm in Sudbury, England -- Lewis Barrett Lehrman Sketching and Travel Journaling Workshops (Vietnam, Tuscany and other destinations) -- Make a quilt in Prince Edward Island, Canada -- Overseas writing workshops in Belize, Chile and France -- Caravan in Gokpinar, Turkey -- Study classic Russian Art at Catherine the Great's Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia -- Gastronomic Getaways: culinary hot spots worldwide -- Make waus and other Malaysian crafts in Kampung Banggol, Kelantan, Malaysia -- Pottery brigade in Nicaragua (Potters for Peace) -- Make goods from the woods in Insjon, Sweden (Saterglantan College of Handicrafts) Carnival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Carnaval) -- Learn the art of herbology in Ashhurst, Newzealand & Tasmania, Australia -- Paint Virgin Island landscapes in St. Thomas -- Creativity Workshop, Crete -- Prague Film School in the Czech Republic -- Batik and other traditional Balinese arts in Ubud, Bali -- Tiger trek photo safari, India -- Paint wild South Africa (Jeffreys Bay) -- Design your own wardrobe in Prato, Italy -- Tribal drumming in Voff, Senegal (Africa drums) -- Fiddle with a Scottish legend in Isle of Skye, Scotland --
  • VOLUNTEER VACATIONS: Mountain trails on Kilimanjaro, Tanzania -- Monitoring wild horses in Hustai National Park, Mongolia -- Restore ancient Mediterranean villages, Provence, France -- Organizing committees for Olympic games in Beijing, Vancouver, London, or Sochi -- Cross-Cultural Solutions: Show the Muslim world the good side of America in Rabat, Morocco -- Baby-sit chimps in Girona, Spain -- Sing to AIDS orphans in Malawi -- Keep hope alive under military occupation with Project Hope in Palestine -- Turn bikes into pedal power in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala -- Help scientists research bottlenose dolphins in Veli, Losinj Island, Croatia -- Protect leatherback sea turtles in Trinidad -- Assist archaeologists in Transylvania, Romania -- Cultivate organic crops in Oaxaca, Mexico -- Bottle-feed lion cubs in Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe -- Track the Spectacled Andean Bear in Ecuador -- Conduct biodiversity surveys in Waria Valley, Papua New Guinea -- Assemble wheelchairs for land mine victims, Cambodia -- Underwater reconnaissance, Madagascar -- Fix kids' teeth, Nepal -- Save the rain forest, Peru -- Teach music, Ghana -- Elbow grease for an International Peace Center, Ireland -- Clown around in St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia -- Help start a cottage industry in El Salvador -- Take kids hiking in South Korea --
  • LEARNING RETREATS: French house parties, Mediterranean France -- Test-drive your dream career, nationwide USA -- Ride an elephant in Thailand -- Meet the people of the first nations, British Columbia & Alberta, Canada -- Wildebeest migration on the Serengeti, Tanzania -- Modern Africa in Uganda -- Learn business tips from the Chinese in Beijing -- Master the art of blending scotch, Scotland -- Bone up on orangutans, Borneo & Sumatra -- Behind the headlines, Afghanistan -- Explore the wonders of the Panama Canal -- Geisha training in Tokyo, Kyoto, & London -- Study tectonic plates, Iceland -- Learn about medicinal plants with Andean shamans, Bolivia & Peru -- Break into bullfighting, Salamanca, Spain -- Learn to gamble in Monte Carlo, Monaco -- Learn Swahili while saving the black rhino, Kenya -- Study at the world's oldest English-speaking university, Oxford, England -- Visit vanishing cultures and legendary treasures by private jet, worldwide (National Geographic Expeditions) -- Trek thru the Sinai with the Bedouin, Egypt -- Study astrophysics, Geneva & Paris -- Study marine biology on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia -- -- Walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Turkey -- Become spellbound by Italian art: Rome, Florence, Venice -- Visit research stations, Antarctica -- View African masks at the Festival International des Masques, Dedougou, Burkina Faso -- Trace the roots of beermaking, Germany --
  • WELLNESS ESCAPES: Ride zip lies thru a jungle of singing gibbons, Bokeo Nature Reserve, Laos -- Go au naturel, Cap D'Agde, France -- Embark on a sacred pilgrimage, Shikoku, Japan -- Ballooning over the Swiss Alps -- Snowshoe Bulgaria -- Camel Caravan the Sahara Desert, Libya -- Yoga & Ayurveda in the beachside coconut grove in Kerala, India -- Greek Islands yacht odyssey -- Walk Patagonia, Chile -- Soak in the African Savannah, Ethiopia -- Explore the heart of the Coral Triangle, The Philippines -- Catch a wave at the Safari Surf School in Costa Rica -- Enter a zany boat race in Northern Territory, Australia -- Study martial arts at the temple where it all began, Songshan, China -- Fly-fishing in New Zealand -- Holistic vegetarian cruises, Caribbean Sea -- A Thai spa fit for a king, Thailand -- A metaphysical pilgrimage to Egypt -- Ride horses to Machu Picchu's sacred sister, Vilcabamba Valley, Peru -- Cycling thru the Austrian Alps -- Scout the Himalaya's outer edges, Tibet -- Celebrate silence, Bali -- Kite the Arctic Circle, Greenland -- Raft, kayak, snorkel Fiji -- Bike across Cuba
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9781426202797
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn166873893
  • (OCoLC)166873893
  • 731819
Label
The 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life, Pam Grout
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • ARTS 7 CRAFTS GETAWAYS: Learn to tango in Buenos Airies, Argentina -- Fire pottery in Ban Chan Pottery Village, Laos -- Cane a chair or spin wool on an old English farm in Sudbury, England -- Lewis Barrett Lehrman Sketching and Travel Journaling Workshops (Vietnam, Tuscany and other destinations) -- Make a quilt in Prince Edward Island, Canada -- Overseas writing workshops in Belize, Chile and France -- Caravan in Gokpinar, Turkey -- Study classic Russian Art at Catherine the Great's Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia -- Gastronomic Getaways: culinary hot spots worldwide -- Make waus and other Malaysian crafts in Kampung Banggol, Kelantan, Malaysia -- Pottery brigade in Nicaragua (Potters for Peace) -- Make goods from the woods in Insjon, Sweden (Saterglantan College of Handicrafts) Carnival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Carnaval) -- Learn the art of herbology in Ashhurst, Newzealand & Tasmania, Australia -- Paint Virgin Island landscapes in St. Thomas -- Creativity Workshop, Crete -- Prague Film School in the Czech Republic -- Batik and other traditional Balinese arts in Ubud, Bali -- Tiger trek photo safari, India -- Paint wild South Africa (Jeffreys Bay) -- Design your own wardrobe in Prato, Italy -- Tribal drumming in Voff, Senegal (Africa drums) -- Fiddle with a Scottish legend in Isle of Skye, Scotland --
  • VOLUNTEER VACATIONS: Mountain trails on Kilimanjaro, Tanzania -- Monitoring wild horses in Hustai National Park, Mongolia -- Restore ancient Mediterranean villages, Provence, France -- Organizing committees for Olympic games in Beijing, Vancouver, London, or Sochi -- Cross-Cultural Solutions: Show the Muslim world the good side of America in Rabat, Morocco -- Baby-sit chimps in Girona, Spain -- Sing to AIDS orphans in Malawi -- Keep hope alive under military occupation with Project Hope in Palestine -- Turn bikes into pedal power in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala -- Help scientists research bottlenose dolphins in Veli, Losinj Island, Croatia -- Protect leatherback sea turtles in Trinidad -- Assist archaeologists in Transylvania, Romania -- Cultivate organic crops in Oaxaca, Mexico -- Bottle-feed lion cubs in Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe -- Track the Spectacled Andean Bear in Ecuador -- Conduct biodiversity surveys in Waria Valley, Papua New Guinea -- Assemble wheelchairs for land mine victims, Cambodia -- Underwater reconnaissance, Madagascar -- Fix kids' teeth, Nepal -- Save the rain forest, Peru -- Teach music, Ghana -- Elbow grease for an International Peace Center, Ireland -- Clown around in St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia -- Help start a cottage industry in El Salvador -- Take kids hiking in South Korea --
  • LEARNING RETREATS: French house parties, Mediterranean France -- Test-drive your dream career, nationwide USA -- Ride an elephant in Thailand -- Meet the people of the first nations, British Columbia & Alberta, Canada -- Wildebeest migration on the Serengeti, Tanzania -- Modern Africa in Uganda -- Learn business tips from the Chinese in Beijing -- Master the art of blending scotch, Scotland -- Bone up on orangutans, Borneo & Sumatra -- Behind the headlines, Afghanistan -- Explore the wonders of the Panama Canal -- Geisha training in Tokyo, Kyoto, & London -- Study tectonic plates, Iceland -- Learn about medicinal plants with Andean shamans, Bolivia & Peru -- Break into bullfighting, Salamanca, Spain -- Learn to gamble in Monte Carlo, Monaco -- Learn Swahili while saving the black rhino, Kenya -- Study at the world's oldest English-speaking university, Oxford, England -- Visit vanishing cultures and legendary treasures by private jet, worldwide (National Geographic Expeditions) -- Trek thru the Sinai with the Bedouin, Egypt -- Study astrophysics, Geneva & Paris -- Study marine biology on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia -- -- Walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Turkey -- Become spellbound by Italian art: Rome, Florence, Venice -- Visit research stations, Antarctica -- View African masks at the Festival International des Masques, Dedougou, Burkina Faso -- Trace the roots of beermaking, Germany --
  • WELLNESS ESCAPES: Ride zip lies thru a jungle of singing gibbons, Bokeo Nature Reserve, Laos -- Go au naturel, Cap D'Agde, France -- Embark on a sacred pilgrimage, Shikoku, Japan -- Ballooning over the Swiss Alps -- Snowshoe Bulgaria -- Camel Caravan the Sahara Desert, Libya -- Yoga & Ayurveda in the beachside coconut grove in Kerala, India -- Greek Islands yacht odyssey -- Walk Patagonia, Chile -- Soak in the African Savannah, Ethiopia -- Explore the heart of the Coral Triangle, The Philippines -- Catch a wave at the Safari Surf School in Costa Rica -- Enter a zany boat race in Northern Territory, Australia -- Study martial arts at the temple where it all began, Songshan, China -- Fly-fishing in New Zealand -- Holistic vegetarian cruises, Caribbean Sea -- A Thai spa fit for a king, Thailand -- A metaphysical pilgrimage to Egypt -- Ride horses to Machu Picchu's sacred sister, Vilcabamba Valley, Peru -- Cycling thru the Austrian Alps -- Scout the Himalaya's outer edges, Tibet -- Celebrate silence, Bali -- Kite the Arctic Circle, Greenland -- Raft, kayak, snorkel Fiji -- Bike across Cuba
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
287 p.
Isbn
9781426202797
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn166873893
  • (OCoLC)166873893
  • 731819

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