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Author: kristenc

Joined: 4/26/2012
Posts: 65
Trips Taken: 2
Traveler Since: 2012

March 14, 2014

Any other single travelers considering this new GCT trip for May 2015? I would love to find someone else interested in spending more time exploring the romantic villages of the Alps, taking advantage of the free single supplement.

Author: janice!

Joined: 3/18/2010
Posts: 274
Trips Taken: 7
Countries Visited:

many

Traveler Since: 1999

March 14, 2014

Hi Kristen, I remember reading about this trip but I can't find it on ths website so it must have been in a brochure which came in the mail. I thought it looked similar to a trip they did for several years and discontinued a few years ago. From what I recall, I would be interested in it but I'm not currently planning future travel because of vision problems. It's very difficult and unsafe to travel alone when you're not able to see well. 

Author: pauline

Joined: 3/9/2010
Posts: 951
Trips Taken: 11
Countries Visited:

England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, China, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Canada, Russia, Ukraine

Traveler Since: 1999

March 14, 2014

Oh Janice_  I'm so sorry to hear that.  You are not alone in having to give up travel.  I've had to bite the bullet and tell myself that I had a good run and saw a lot of the world.  In my case, it's balance issues and my fear of falling.  If I had someone compatible to travel with me, someone I could stand to share a room/cabin with, I might try it.  But as it is, I'll manage a little within the US visiting friends and family and getting wheelchairs in the airports.

That Alpine Village tour is listed, but as Romantic Villages of Alpine Europe, or something like that.  And it's sold out for 2014.

Author: kristenc

Joined: 4/26/2012
Posts: 65
Trips Taken: 2
Traveler Since: 2012

March 14, 2014

Sorry, Janice and Pauline, that your travels have been sidelined. I know that will also happen to me soon enough. The trip is off the website because it is new and there were only three departures scheduled for 2014, all in September and October, and all completely sold out. 2015 dates have not yet been announced. It may be called Romantic Alpine Villages or something similar. I'd be happy to travel with either of you, but the fact that I snore means that I am best left to a room of my own! Best wishes and thanks for your responses!

Author: janice!

Joined: 3/18/2010
Posts: 274
Trips Taken: 7
Countries Visited:

many

Traveler Since: 1999

March 14, 2014

Pauline and Kristen, thanks for your empathy/

When I searched for this trip using Find a Trip, it wasn't listed. However, I did find it by hovering over Land Trips and then sliding down to Europe. This is a good trip for anyone who doesn't like to pack and unpack every other day.

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