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Brazil’s PANTANAL, and the world’s largest in-land-wetland tour is finally all in place. The following are the details:
Date: June 7th through June 21st
Cost: Real (Brazilian currency) 10,330.00 - approx. US $5,800.00.....double occupancy
Deposit : A $500.00 non-refundable deposit required to save your space. (applied to balance)
Trip Deposit: $3,000.00 deposit due by February 15th
Balance Due : By March 31st.
Tour includes: Wonderful accommodations & meals; Naturalist/guides (full tour); All transportation (full tour); Park Fees; Two night-drives/safaris with guides (you may purchase other night drives); Professional Photographic assistance available
Tour does Not include: Tips for drivers, guides or staff personnel (ask for recommendations); Personal sherpas (available with advanced notice); Air fare; Personal items (liquor, gifts, trip insurance etc.)
IMPORTANT NOTICE: My pricing this year will, for the first time, have to consider the exchange rates for Madagascar and Brazil. My tour costs are being quoted in Euro dollars and Brazilian Reals due to the devaluation in the dollar worldwide. The current Exchange rate for these 2 countries as of January 19, 2008 are:
Real (Brazilian currency) 10,330.00 - this is the fixed price in their currency (the price in US dollars will vary based on the exchange rate).
Current Exchange Rate: 1.781 Real per US $1.00
Your African Safari is here
Dates: August 16th – September 2nd
Cost: $8,700.00 double occupancy
Single supplement $1,700.00
Deposit: $500.00 non-refundable deposit due to save your space (applied to balance)
Trip Deposit: $5,000.00 due by March 15th
Balance Due : By May 15th
Tips for driver/guides, sherpas & kitchen personnel ( NOT room stewards.)
Rice for bean bags if needed or wanted
Bottled water for trip duration
Professional Photographic assistance available
Your Madagascar Adventure begins……
Date: September 4th through September 19th
Cost: Euro $5,473.45 - approx. US $8,000.00…double occupancy
Single supplement $1,000.00
Deposit: $500.00 deposit to save your space (applied to balance)
Trip Deposit: $4,500.00 due by March 30th
Balance Due: May 15th
IMPORTANT NOTICE: My pricing this year will, for the first time, have to consider the exchange rates for Madagascar and Brazil. My tour costs are being quoted in Euro dollars and Brazil Real due to the devaluation in the dollar worldwide. The current Exchange rate for these 2 countries as of January 19, 2008 are:
Euro $5,473.45 - this is the fixed price in Euro currency (the price in US dollars will vary based on the exchange rate).
Current Exchange Rate: 0.684182 Euro per $1.00 US
Adventure Includes: Accommodations & Meals; Park Fees; Drivers in luxury vans; Experienced English-speaking guide; In-country flights
A Titusville Reminder!!!
The eleventh annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival is upon us. Officially the doors will open on Wednesday January 23rd and run through Sunday, the 27th. I will be presenting an in-depth slide production with about 530 images from Madagascar, Africa, the Pantanal and our very own Florida Everglades. My presentation days are on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. I will be leading three In-the-Field workshops, which is open to beginners, point and shooters, amateurs, advanced amateurs, and especially to those who know more than I do!!! All are welcome, but you must register with the Festival….check their website: www.nbbd.com/fly
For those of you meeting me at the Best Western parking lot in the wee hours of the morning, there is a chance the motel will be opening up its breakfast room early, and if they do, that’s where we should gather. If not, we’ll in the parking lot near the office’s front door. Would love to hear from any and all participants before I arrive up there Tuesday afternoon. Come and join us and do visit my booth!
Photo Researchers, Editors, and Publishers:
As stated in previous newsletters, at no obligation to you, send me a “want list” of images you are looking for that may coincide with a trip I’m about to take, or have recently taken, and I’ll do my very best to seek out that subject and shoot it with your request in mind. This may save you some expense, give me a specific mission and possibly a sale of that image. It’s a ‘win, win situation’!
A quick reminder that my library of 35mm original slides houses approximately 75,000 images, and my digital library presently holds over 41,000 (and growing-hourly)!