Monday, June 9, 2008

Pembrook Newsletter

Updated on December 29, 2019

TRIPS PLANNED…      - 2020 - 2021

Kathy Didier
PO Box C, Woodstock, NH 03293


Be it  a weekend in the White Mountains of New Hampshire or travel to a more distant location, I hope that you will consider joining the excursions offered below. Listed first are the weekend trips in NH. Scroll down farther and you can read about the more distant trips that I and my co-leaders have planned.
Guatemala Textile Tour - 
Croatia -  Baja and Copper Canyon, Mexico -  Egypt - Scandinavia - The Azores and Portugal -  Sardinia 
- The Balkans - Ethiopia - Scotland

and the White Mountains of New Hampshire

This is a sampling of trips being offered. Read descriptions below. If you have interest in any of the trips, ask to be put on an information list. As soon as trip plans are completed, you will be among the first to receive information. Many of these trips fill quickly.
Join us for hikes during all seasons of the year. We also enjoy holiday celebrations such as New Years, Presidents, Memorial Day - Independence Day - Labor Day - Columbus Day Weekends. We are in an excellent area for summer sports - hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. In the winter, there are opportunities for skiing and snowshoeing all around us.

Consider joining one of our world wide tours.

Thank you..... Kathy Didier

The first trips listed are in White Mountains of New Hampshire. Further down, we have listed trips which take place outside of New England.  With the sale of Pembrook, we have transferred our White Mountain trips over to The Mountain Fare Inn, in Campton, NH. 

Mountain Fare Inn is a classic White Mountain ski lodge/ bed and breakfast located between Franconia Notch and Squam Lake in Campton’s peaceful Upper Village. The Inn sits on 6 acres in the heart of New Hampshire’s ski, hiking and biking country near Waterville Valley Resort just north of Plymouth, NH. Also nearby are Loon and Cannon Mountains.

 2020 - Nancy DiMeo and Anna Panszczyk plan to lead   New Years, Presidents, Memorial Day, and Columbus Day trips out of Mountain Fare Inn.  They also have a Craftsbury, VT, cross country ski trip over the Martin Luther King weekend in January  Contact  Nancy early to register.  

July 17-19, 2020 - AMC Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend We will offer easy hikes, under five miles,  on both Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday night, we will go to Jean's Playhouse to see the musical "Mama Mia"..  Staying at a Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH.    $250 covers 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, Sat. dinner and  theater ticket.  Ls.  Kathy Didier,    (603-726-3553) and Marilyn Pomerantz,  (603-254-5826)

August 14-16, 2020 -  AMC Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend.  We will offer easy hikes, under five miles,  on both Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday night, we will go to Jean's Playhouse to see a musical (name of musical to be announced)   .  Staying at a Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH.    $250 covers 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, Sat. dinner and  theater ticket.  Ls.  Kathy Didier,    (603-726-3553) and Marilyn Pomerantz,  (603-254-5826)

December 4-6, 2020- Our Annual Elf Weekend out of Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH.  


   2019 - 2020 - 2021

April 27 - May 8, 2020 - Returning to Croatia with Matt Butler - Adventurebug. We will visit Dubrovnik, the Elaphites, Lokrum Island, Mostar (Bosnia), Split, Hvar, Sibenek & Krka National Park, Kornati Islands National Park, Plivice Lakes National Park, and Zagreb.  Contact for more info.

July 23 - August 5 (8) 2020.  Scandinavia, The Capitals and Fjords with St. Petersburg as an optional extension.  
See the wonders of Europe's northern reaches. 
From seafaring histories to fantastic fjords, there’s a lot to love about Scandinavia. Marvel at Norway’s amazing green cliffs and blue water, then set sail from Oslo to Denmark’s waterside capital. Hit the remaining Nordic capitals—Stockholm and Helsinki, two of the world’s most livable cities—and explore their maritime pasts and modern architecture.  Check out the website.  If interested contact:  

September 29 - October 10, 2020  The Azores and  Portugal with Matt Butler, Adventurebug
We welcome you on our exploratory tour of Portugal's mainland and the Azorean Islands.  At this time, we have space for one woman.  Contact:

November 6-17,  2020 - Textile Tour in Guatemala.  Wonders for Wanderers. We will spend time in Guatemala City, on Lake Atitlan, and in Antigua.  Dyeing and weaving lessons will be taught.  So much more is included.   David Reyes will guide our tour.  For more info, contact


January 28 - February 8 (Feb 12 with Jordan Extension)
Egypt and the Nile with Kathy Didier
Pharaohs and pyramids, sultans, souks, temples and tombs.
Descend into a world of ancient wonders to discover the lands behind the legends. Walk past towering stone icons, through avenues of sphinxes, and into royal valleys amid the desert sands. Then, cruise down the Nile and anchor at remote islands and beside the Theban Hills. End your adventure in Cairo, where historic mosques mingle with today’s modern bustle. Below is link to itinerary.  Contact Kathy Didier for more information.

April 19-30, 2021   The Balkans - Serbia, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Dubrovnik, Croatia   For more info contact:

November 8-19, 2021   Ethiopia -  For more info contact:

Looking forward to 2021....we are considering trips to the Island of Sardinia off the coast of Italy....also Scotland (on a different trip).  We welcome your suggestions of places that you would like to visit.   

(Date has not been set)  Return trip to the Copper Canyon and Baja Sur, Mexico with David Reyes.  This tour will include two beautiful, parallel areas of Mexico...Baja California and the Copper Canyon.  The Sea of Cortez...Gulf of California...separates the Baja Peninsula from the mainland of Mexico.  Do some google searches for the Copper Canyon of the most famous train rides in the world.  We will take the train from El  Fuerte to Chihuahua, Mexico. with overnight stays in hotels along the way.  .  Check out the "Copper Canyon"....larger than the Grand Canyon in the US.  If interested, contact

Thank you for your interest in my trips. Feel free to get back to me with questions. Kathy


Pembrook - White Mountain Vacation Rentals

Thursday, June 5, 2008

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As an AMC Leader, I guide trips in the White Mountains of NH. On my own....I lead adventure vacations all over the world.