For the online version please view www.eldertreks.com/enewsletters/201401
January 2014

Antarctica
- weekly departures
French Polynesia
- Feb 01, 22, Mar 15
Galapagos
- weekly departures!
Cuba
- Jan 18, Feb 08,22, Mar 15
Baja: Great Whales
- Jan 18, 25, Feb 01, 08, 22, Mar 01, 08, 15
Burma
- Jan 29
Classic India
- Feb 01
Laos
- Feb 08
New Zealand
- Feb 09
Kingdoms of Southern Africa
- Feb 17
Vietman
- Feb 21
Egypt
- Feb 22
Borneo
- Mar 02
Colombia
- Mar 02
Burma
- Mar 12
Splendors of Southern Africa
- Mar 14

   

2014 - WELCOMING THE YEAR OF THE HORSE

With our own New Year having just arrived, and the Chinese New Year fast approaching on January 31st, it seems appropriate to focus on China as we usher in the Year of the Horse, and our first newsletter of 2014.

New Year's celebrations are one of the most important festivals in the Chinese calendar, lasting almost a month and filled with a sense of optimism and promise. It's also steeped in rituals with rich symbolism and traditions originating from legends and myths that date back centuries.

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CHOOSE YOUR CHINA ITINERARY

It’s fitting that 2014 is the year of the Horse, because like the Chinese term “Qianli Ma”, a ‘horse that covers 500,000 meters in a day’, our Classic China tour covers a lot of ground, and with every form of transportation you could imagine!
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Or if you are interested in temples and tribal culture, our Yunnan adventure takes you to remote temple sites and ancient ruins, and gives you an introduction to some of the 24 colorful and exotic ethnic groups who live in this part of China.
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SPLENDORS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

If the horse seems too 'domesticated' for you, consider joining our Splendors of Southern Africa tour, comprising Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

There’s nothing tame about this itinerary; in fact, it’s all about the wilds of Southern Africa, from Kaokaland, known as ‘Africa’s last great wilderness’, to the region’s wildlife and remote tribal groups. Throw in a climb to the top of the world’s highest sand dunes in Namibia, and a vist to experience the majesty of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, and you’ll agree that ‘splendors’ is the only way to describe what you will see. Read more

SPECIAL OFFERS
  
Costa Rica is Calling – New Date Added at Discounted Price

Our Costa Rica adventure is so popular, we’ve decided to add another departure date leaving April 21, 2014. Book now and you’ll save $450 per person!

  
 
  
Been Bitten by the ShutterBug?

Your photos are invaluable mementos of your adventures – and now they could be worth even more: share your best travel photos with us for your chance to WIN $1500 towards a future ElderTreks tour!

Our annual Photo Contest is on now but only until January 15, 2014, so hurry and enter today.

  
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