Second International Marathon “Run the Silk Road” was held in Kyrgyzstan(Issyk Kul region) on 11.05.2013. Ak Sai Travel Company was one of the sponsors of the event and arranged 7 days tour for the international runners. RedFox.kg also sponsored the event and provided prizes for the winners. Runners from different countries and of different ages took part in the marathon: the youngest runner was 4 and the oldest was 84 years old! The Sportsmen were from Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Italy, Poland and Germany. Among the participants there were not only professional marathon runners but amateurs as well. There were even sportsmen who took part in the marathon for the first time.
Europe’s active travel leader, Pure Adventures, that designs game plans for adventurous cycling vacations throughout Europe and the UK, announces a new tour of Portugal’s dramatic coast that embraces history of the Romans and Moors. “In Europe it’s still possible to find wild and untrammeled nature. This is especially true in Portugal where our company maximizes the diversity of the country’s national parks,” says Loren Siekman, founder/director of Pure Adventures. Pure Adventures programs are self-guided, inclusive of accommodations, breakfasts, luggage transport, a road book with route maps, cue sheets, site visit information and other destination information, emergency service and telephone assistance in English locally, cell phone for use with local contacts, orientation and personalized assistance on arrival day, rental bike delivery, pickup, and fitting. Without the expense of an accompanying guide, participants save considerably. New for 2013: Portugal – Heritage & Coastal Tour starts at the medieval town of Obidos, [...]
Guest lecturers covering diverse topics such as tropical plants and wildlife conservation will join International Expeditions’ Fall 2013 Amazon River cruises offering guests enriching insight into Earth’s greatest wilderness. Known for its focus on environmental education, IE departures will also be accompanied by two native naturalists and an expedition leader who all provide lectures and field interpretation during immersive daily excursions. In addition to the luminaries below, experts on wildlife photography, birding and wildlife and marine videography will lecture aboard other cruise departures. Ron Magill, Miami Zoo, September 6 The Miami Zoo’s Ron Magill has worked hands-on with wildlife for over 30 years. While most recognized from numerous television appearances, Ron has also developed and directed award-winning conservation projects and documentaries focusing on the wildlife of Africa, India and topical America. Alan Lieberman, San Diego Zoo Research Fellow, September 13 Alan began working with the San Diego Zoo almost four [...]
Guests of veteran river outfitter and nature-based adventure travel company O.A.R.S. are members of a very special group. They are the only outfitted paddlers who are permitted to overnight on an island camp on Jackson Lake at the base of Mount Moran in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. “This unique indulgence in privacy is possible because O.A.R.S. is the only National Park concessioner authorized to operate overnight trips on Jackson Lake,” said Steve Markle, spokesperson. “We were one of the first outfitters authorized to operate commercial trips here in the heart of Grand Teton National Park and the camp that we are permitted to use on Grassy Island is exceptionally unique.” O.A.R.S. has fashioned programs from a half-day of sea kayaking on Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park to week-long multi-sport programs exploring two of the most iconic regions of the United States—Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. According to Markle, [...]
Bangkok - Exotissimo Travel, Asia’s leading DMC and Scandinavian tour operator, TUI Nordic, are now working together in Myanmar to offer travel experiences that were previously unheard of. Blessed with stretches of untouched coastline, Myanmar is home to some of Asia’s most beautiful yet unvisited beaches, now within easy reach thanks to the ground services offered by Exotissimo. The recent partnership between EXO and TUI Nordic, whereby TUI Nordic will manage hotel contracts, has opened up regions such as Ngapali to a wide ranging audience that may not have previously considered Myanmar for their holiday. Ngapali Beach is a pristine seaside destination located on the stunning Bay of Bengal. It is easily accessible from Yangon and a short distance from Maung Shwe Lay, a small fishing community to the south clients can visit where the EXO Foundation runs a library project to improve educational facilities in the area (more information). Most travelers after visiting Yangon and [...]