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Nancy Harrison).

Boundless Journeys Announces New Galapagos Islands Holiday Departure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Boundless Journeys
CONTACT: Nancy Harrison
TEL: 970-568-7423
E-MAIL: mailtnancy@boundlessjourneys.com
WEB:  http://www.boundlessjourneys.com/
Click Here for Media Kit.

Boundless Journeys Announces New Galapagos Islands Holiday Departure

M/S Alta available for charter or group departure:

December 25, 2008-January 3, 2009

STOWE, Vt-Adventure tour company Boundless

Journeys(http://www.boundlessjourneys.com/) has announced an additional departure for its popular Ecuador: The Galapagos Islands adventure trip. Boundless Journeys' naturalist-led cruise on a private yacht introduces guests to many wonders that are unique to the Galapagos Islands. You'll visit blue-footed boobies, land iguanas basking in the sun, lively sea lions, and families of penguins, among many other diverse species. This active adventure allows you to discover the Galapagos from many different perspectives. You'll enjoy snorkeling with sea lions, walking on volcanic islands, paddling kayaks through peaceful mangrove lagoons, strolling bare-footed along sun drenched beaches, or simply relaxing in the equatorial sun.

 

Price per person: $4595 (includes $300 holiday surcharge); Fuel surcharge: $223 per person. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. The Alta is also available for private charter, please call for details. Have a question or ready to make your reservation? Click here or call Boundless Journeys at 1-800-941-8010.

About the Alta:
The Alta is one of the most beautiful yachts in the Galapagos; she is ideal for travelers who seek exclusivity and uniqueness. She is a 140-foot ketch-rigged motor sailer, a very stylish yacht that has the special charm of a sailing ship. The yacht is fitted with 8 tastefully decorated cabins that accommodate up to 16 passengers.

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Note to Editor: To request a copy of the Boundless Journeys catalog or detailed itineraries, call toll-free 1-800-941-8010, or visit http://www.boundlessjourneys.com/. Photography and interviews are available upon request.

 

Posted By  Harrison, Nancy 

 

Organization  Adventure Travel Media Source 

Post Until   Jan 03, 2009

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Experience an Authentic Dude Ranch Family Vacation and Quilting Retreat

PRESS TRIP ANNOUNCEMENT

COMPANY: Nine Quarter Circle Ranch

CONTACT: Nancy Harrison

TEL: 970.568.7423

E-MAIL: mailtNancy@atmstravelnews.com

WEB: http://www.ninequartercircle.com/

Click here for Media Kit.

LOCATION: Gallatin Gateway, Montana

DATES: Mid-June through Mid-September 2008 (quilt retreats Aug. 24-31, 2008 and Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2008)

SUBJECT: Experience an Authentic Dude Ranch Family Vacation and Quilting Retreat Press Trip

INCLUSIONS: Lodging, meals, horseback riding, quilting classes (Aug. 24-31, 2008 and Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2008 only) for a writer

EXCLUSIONS: Airfare and transportation to ranch, alcohol, gratuities, activities away from the property, all personal purchases, and family expenses, including kiddie wrangler and babysitter activities.

 

JOURNALIST REQUIREMENTS-PRINT PUBLICATIONS ONLY: Writers with an assignment for an article related to family travel, adventure travel, or outdoors will be given priority.  If you write for a major publication (60,000+ circulation or more) or are on assignment as a freelancer, you may be eligible for this trip.  Writers with assignments will be given priority.  Please provide clips or links to current articles / publications.  Journalists will be considered based on the criteria of national exposure, circulation of publication, and letter of assignment. 

 

DESCRIPTION: Treat your family to a true dude ranch experience at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, which dates back to the 1800s but offers today’s modern conveniences. The Ranch breeds, raises, and trains its own Appaloosa strain based on the Quarter Horse breed. Every guest has one horse during the entire visit, and can saddle up for daily rides, overnight pack trips or extended pack trips to the spectacular Taylor Hilgard Wilderness Area and the National Forest surrounding the ranch. Western riding instruction is offered every Monday, with general assistance from knowledgeable staff during the week. While adults are busy photographing, hiking, fishing and exploring this magnificent country, the Kiddie Wrangler entertains the 6-9 year olds, teaching them to ride and leading the Rough Riders on their own daily trail rides. The Babysitter looks after children under six on the playground or at the barn with a short lead ride around the pasture. The weekly picnic and marshmallow roast is a hit with kids of all ages. Other children's activities include volleyball and softball games and a Gym Khana (games on horseback) every Saturday at the corral. Guests can also kick up those heels at the Saturday night square dance.

ATTENTION QUILTERS: The 14th Annual Montana Cowgirl Quilt Retreat will be held at the Nine Quarter Circle Ranch, August 24-31, 2008 and August 31-September 7, 2008. The retreat features international quilt teachers Georgia Bonesteel and Charlotte Warr-Andersen, who will each design something for the ranch. Join us for a wonderful week of quilting, riding camaraderie and wonderful scenery. Bring your spouse and he or she can enjoy the riding and fishing while you quilt to your heart’s content!

For a complete itinerary or additional information, contact Kelly Kelsey at 406-995-4276.

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