Welcome to the Imaginative Traveller Blog! This is a brilliant means for us to communicate directly with you. We will be able to keep you updated on the latest Imaginative Traveller news, events, trips, fascinating snippets of info from life on the tour leader front, how our overseas Destinations Managers spend their average day, humorous tales from tours, staff trip reports and just general Imaginative Traveller gossip. So check it out and let us know what you think!
Don't miss the Cheetah Man from Namibia!
Book a tour to the Galapagos before the 31st March 2009 and claim a free "Rough Guide to Evolution" - just quote "Destinations" at time of booking.
Here's a taste of the influence the Galapagos had on the concept of Darwin's theory:
Darwin was a British scientist who laid the foundations of the theory of evolution and transformed the way we think about the natural world.
There's been lots going on in Imaginative Travellers responsible travel, much behind the scenes to be launched shortly.. but here's a taster!
This month we have arranged for the following donations to go out to some of our
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Congratulations to Barack Obama and to America for the swearing in of their new president!
And what a fantastic role model and iconic day in history for us all to witness. One of the most intriguing aspects of the American president (apart from the fact he couldn't have been more different than his predecessor!) is his roots in Kenya. His father was a strong Kenyan politician who fought for what he believed in within Kenya.
RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL UPDATE - Jan 2009
Imaginative Traveller now has a full-time Responsible Travel product manager. Since taking over the role in October, Sam has been reviewing our Responsible Travel policy and looking at our aims for the future.
There are four main areas that we are focussing on and below are details of achievements in these areas so far:
Happy New Year Imaginative Travellers!
To kick start your inspiration to travel in 2009 Blog mole stumbled upon this fantastic review from a pax travelling on our Safari and Spice tour.
An African Adventure...
Papua New Guinea by Jim O'Brien - Imaginative Traveller Operations Manager
To celebrate the launch of our new Eclipse tours going into China in 2009, blogmole thought we would share the fairy Tale of the Chinese Moon Festival (not strictly about the eclipse, but it's certainly moon related)…
Chinese Moon Festival
NEW TOUR LAUNCHED!
This tour offers the rare opportunity to see the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Asantehene (Ashanti King). The Ashanti people were one of the most powerful nations in Africa until the end of the 19th century, when the British annexed Ashanti country, bringing it into their Gold Coast colony. Originally from the northern savannah regions, the Ashanti people migrated south, carving farms out of the wild rainforest.
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