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  • Travel Night - CUBA - IRELAND - ICELAND

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    Name: Travel Night - CUBA - IRELAND - ICELAND
    Date: June 23, 2016
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
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    Event Description:
    TRAVEL NIGHT at the Exeter Area Chamber
    Join us for an evening of Travel - as we go over our upcoming trips for 2017! We are going to IRELAND, ICELAND & CUBA!
    Make Some Memories in 2017!  These are once-in-a-lifetime experiences!

    Join us for an evening of travel - see where we will be traveling in 2017 - Cuba, Iceland, and Ireland.  We will go over all the details of each trip and we will accept your reservation at this time too!  Lock in your trip that night and then just sit back, relax and wait to board the plane!  

    May 18 - 28, 2017 - Emerald Isle
    When you think of a vacation to Ireland, what comes to mind?  Witnessing the lush, green landscape? Visiting historical and religious sights, or seeing remains from medieval times?  Perhaps it is visiting farms or savoring authentic Irish food.  If so, all of this and more are offered on this amazing Ireland tour with overnights in Dublin, Claremorris, Galway, Limerick, Killarney, and Waterford. 

    As you'd expect on an Ireland tour, you will have the opportunity to see spectacular scenery.  The 668 foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland's west coast offer breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean.  You'll witness sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, and a breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View as you drive the Ring of Kerry, 1 100-mile panoramic drive.  The Aran Islands offer limestone rock, rugged cliffs, and a variety of wildflowers.  On the largest Aran Island, Inishmore, you'll visit Dun Aengus, on of Europe's most spectacular and dramatic prehistoric stone forts on a truly unique and unforgettable day.
    Other historical sights you'll see include Kylemore Abbey, a massive castle acquired by the Benedictine nuns and King John's Castle, dating back to the 12th century.  You'll learn about Irish history on your visit to Strokestown House, a restored 1740s mansion with its original furnishings and fabrics, gardens and Famine Museum.  
    You'll get a taste of Irish life when you visit a sheep farm, where you'll learn to make scones. Or perhaps you'd like to have lunch at one of the Aran Islands oldest and most traditional pubs.  Both of these are special treats offered by Globus and the Exeter Area Chamber to bring authentic experiences to your Ireland vacation. 

    June 3 - June 11, 2017 - Iceland Adventure
    Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes.  On this Iceland tour, you will start and end in Reykjavik, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences.
    Scenic highlights include mighty Gullfoss waterfall and Gooafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting).  Drive by Eyiafjalljokull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to Vik.  Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn.  In one of Iceland's prettiest areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity.  Also watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajokull, flows in to Lake Jokulsarlon, forming icebergs.
    Globus and the Exeter Area Chamber has included some out of the ordinary experience to make your Iceland vacation special.  In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates.  In Geysire, walk with the chef of the Geysir restaurant through the geothermal areas,  where you'll taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat fro the hot springs.  You'll was it down with a glass of geysir schnapps.  Another unique and unforgettable experience is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat!

    November 4 - November 12, 2017 - Cuba
    A once in a lifetime experience awaits on this Cuba travel program.  Join Globus and the Exeter Area Chamber and be among the first American travelers in five decades to visit Cuba and its most fascinating cities.  This special people to people program allows Americans to share meaningful interactions while enjoying the rich history and culture of this amazing country.  Every day of your travel will be filled with compelling educational activities and conversations, where both Cubans and Americans can openly share their ideas and opinions.  Participate in discussions about Cuba's history, agriculture, music, religion, and art.  You can embrace Cuban culture when you meet and join in a discussion with the dancers of the world renowned Camaguey Ballet Company; interact with local artists and exchange views on the importance of art to a community; engage with musicians who will introduce you to son, Cuba's popular music; discuss private enterprise in Cuba with local owners and staff; and meet Cuban baseball players to discuss this favorite pastime in both Cuba and the U.S..  All people to people interactions weave seamlessly into the daily visits around the country, serving to enrich and enlighten.  On this Cuba tour, you'll  have a chance to explore some of Cuba's colonial cities, with their cobblestone streets and colonial architecture.  In face, the city centers of Camaguey, Trinidad, and Havana have all been names UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Fascinating, informative, and insightful discoveries await you on this rate opportunity to visit the "Pearl of the Antilles." 

    So grab your camera and get ready to travel on some amazing trips!

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    Exeter Area Chamber 
    24 Front Street
    Exeter, NH  03833
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, June 23, 2017
    6:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Bobbi Vandenbulcke
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