Monday, June 9, 2008

Pembrook Newsletter



Updated on March 14, 2019

TRIPS PLANNED…       2019 - 2020

Kathy Didier
PO Box C, Woodstock, NH 03293
603-726-3553

kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com

 
Welcome,

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.
  Madagascar - Spain - Morocco -
Guatemala Textile Tour - 
Croatia -  Umbria, Italy -  Baja and Copper Canyon, Mexico -  Japan -  The Azores and Portugal -  


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.
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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.

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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.
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 2019 - 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.  bndimeo@gmail.com  


July 12-14, 2019,  AMC "Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend in NH's White Mountains".  We will be staying at Mountain Fare Inn, in Campton, NH.  We will hike on Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday evening, we will eat dinner at a local restaurant prior to attending a musical production at Jean's Playhouse in Lincoln, NH.  The performance this July will be the musical "Titanic"  Titanic swept away the 1997 Tony Awards...winning Best Musical, Best Script and Best Score among other awards...and it still sweeps audiences away. $250 covers lodging, breakfasts, dinner in restaurant, and theater ticket.  Leaders:  Kathy Didier and Marilyn Pomerantz. Contact kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com if interested.

August 9-11, 2019,  AMC  "Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend in NH's White Mountains".  We will be staying at Mountain Fare Inn, in Campton, NH.  We will hike on Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday evening, we will eat dinner at a local restaurant prior to attending a musical production at Jean's Playhouse in Lincoln, NH.  The performance for our August weekend will be Rogers and Hammerstein's musical "Cinderella". $250 covers lodging, breakfasts, restaurant dinner, and theater ticekt.  Leaders:  Kathy Didier and Marilyn Pomerantz.   Contact kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com if interested.

December 13-15, 2019 - Our Annual Elf Weekend out of Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH.  


   2019 - 2020
   
EXTENDED TRIPS AND ADVENTURES



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March 31 - April 11, 2019  Southern Spain and Northern Morocco with Adventurebug (Matt Butler).  $2,750 - $3000.  
Travel to Andalucian Region of Spain and further explorations across the Straights of Gibraltar to the Kingdom of Morocco.  The tour includes a wide range of attractive visits:  comfortable hotels:  tasty authentic dishes, superb local wines; short transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.  Contact Kathy Didier for more information kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com  


May 3-11, 2019  Umbria, Italy.  Visit this scenic area of Italy at the most beautiful time of the year.  Poppies in bloom, cuckoos singing, festivals being celebrated.  Walking and sightseeing through ancient hill towns of Assisi, Spello, Gubbio, Perugia.  Taste wines and olive oils.  Cooking class.  Local hiking and tour guides.  Private or double occupancy rooms and bath in comfortable Agriturismo.  Gourmet dinners.  $2100- $2,500 (depends upon size of the group) covers lodging, breakfasts and dinners, sightseeing, and transportation in Italy.  Kathy Didier   kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com 

June 15 - 22, 2019 - Monhegan Island, Maine.  Share a rental house with five other women.  Will have the price in December 2018.  This year, it cost $400  pp.  Sign up early.  Kathy Didier, kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com  

September 12-23, 2019 - Japan.  GoAhead Tours.   Tour Highlights: 

  • Meiji Shrine
  • Mount Fuji
  • Lake Ashi
  • Hakone Open-Air Museum
  • high-speed bullet train ride
  • Golden Pavilion
  • Fushimi Inari complex
  • Nara
  • Osaka Castle

    Contact Kathy Didier for more information.  kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com 
 https://japanwithkathy.grouptoursite.com

 

October 21 - November 1, 2019 - Madagascar with Adventurebug (Matt Butler).  This tour filled within a few days.  If you would like to be on the waitlist, please contact kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com    Thank you.. 

November 23 - December 7, 2019 - 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 Railroad...one 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 kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com
  
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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 kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com for more info.


The Azores and  Portugal with Matt Butler, Adventurebug -  starting September 29 - October 10, 2020.
We welcome you on our exploratory tour of Portugal's mainland and the Azorean Islands.  kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com

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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 kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com






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

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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.