Elaine’s Itineraries

Costa Rica

Best wishes on planning a trip to Costa Rica—below you will find the itinerary that was recommended by my friend/colleague, Chris Baker, who happens to an authority on the subject. He has written numerous books about traveling in Costa Rica for Moon Publications and National Geographic as well as served as a tour guide for …

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Namibia

Namibia is my new favorite place to visit in Africa. Try to set aside at least 3 weeks to tour it. Windhoek  (was there during their jazz festival – big fun) Namibia Craft Centre Katutura Township National Museum of Namibia Parliament Gardens Mbangura Woodcarvers Market Etosha National Park – campsite Namutoni Outapi  – Lodge Uukwaluudhi Lodge …

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Jamaica

On our soft adventure tour of Jamaica – our journey took us from Kingston to Port Antonio to Ocho Rios to Montego Bay to Negril and back to Kingston. Day one – Imagine barreling down a sparsely used country road on a mountain bike through the Grand Rio Valley of Jamaica’ Blue Mountain range. The coordinator …

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Peru

Here is my itinerary for an almost 3 week stay in Peru. It felt very rushed though and was physically challenging. Day 1: Arrive in Lima – stayed at the Runcu Hotel Perched on the cliffs above the sea, this capital city features expansive views, lovely city parks with unique statues, a variety of neighborhoods …

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New Zealand

I traveled through most of New Zealand on the now defunct Magic Bus which was a hop on hop off bus that traverses both islands and gave you at least 6 packages to chose from. Auckland Ripiro Beach – 90 mile beach Bay of Islands for whale and dolphin watching Visited friends of friends in …

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Two “Round the World” Itineraries used by Elaine Lee

I took two solo trips around the world. Below are each of my itineraries.  1st Round the World trip: France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Hawaii, San Francisco then a circle the Caribbean tour: British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Carricou, Saint Lucia Saint Martin, Anguilla, Barbados,  Trinidad/Tobago and  Jamaica. 2nd Round the …

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Elaine’s Itineraries

I get a lot of requests for my itineraries, so I have created a section of my website where I will start to post them. For starters here is the itinerary of my recent trip to Southeast Asia, followed by an itinerary for the San Francisco/Bay Area, Hawaii, a soft adventure tour of Jamaica and two round the world trips  that …

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Rockin’ with the Rail Rhythms: A Canandian Transcontinental Train Adventure by Elaine Lee

Longing for adventure, but leery about journeying too far from home? Seeking to experience something different, but your cash flow is abit lean? Then consider a visit to our continental cousin to the north: Canada! Foreign yet familiar, it is beautiful, exciting, safe, pristine, friendly, and you don’t have to learn a new language or …

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Favorite Northern California/Southern Oregon Getaway

Here is information about my current favorite Northern California/Southern Oregon Getaway! For the past 12 years or so I have been regularly taking some variation of this 7-10 day adventure you will find set forth below. I recommend that during the non-winter season you schedule your trip to include a visit to Ashland Oregon’s Shakespeare …

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