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10 New Trips to Spark the Awe Inside You

1. Trekking the Julian Alps: Hut to Hut   Hike hut-to-hut through the rugged peaks and wildflower-studded alpine meadows of Triglav National Park in a remote corner of Slovenia's spectacular Julian Alps. Jutting 9,000' into the sky and plunging to the warm Adriatic coast, footpaths wend their way through jaw-dropping scenery among turquoise bl...
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Madagascar Here We Come!

The time has come! You've been waiting and now I am super enthusiastic to announce that we are launching a new trip to the world's fourth largest island, Madagascar! This island is a continent apart from anywhere else I have been in Africa. Nearly all of the lemurs, chameleons, geckos, flowers, and trees are found only in this little corner of the ...
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Seven Ways We Give You A Closer Look At Turkey

‚ÄčAmong all the Wildland Adventures in the world, our trips to Turkey consistently receive rave reviews from our travelers as the most memorable trips of their lifetime. Here's what two Wildland travelers had to say about their overall experience.  "I've visited perhaps 20 countries in the last 20 years, and the 3 weeks we spent with Wildland A...
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Welcome letter from Alper, Turkey Guide

DSC03144 Welcome back to Turkey!
Hi Wildanders, I am very excited that Kurt and Anne are coming back on a Founder's Wildland Adventure to Turkey.  I met Kurt in September 1990 when I was 25 years old and we hiked and sailed the Turquoise Coast  together. This was a life changing experience for me. Understanding how much Wildland appreciates local knowledge and local expe...
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Welcome to Urunlu Village in Turkey

Welcome to Urunlu Village in Turkey
Welcome to Urunlu, a small Turkish village in the Taurus Mountains above the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. For the past 25 years we have been the invited guests of the Topkara family where we spend the night in their summer home en route from Cappadocia to the coast on our Turquoise Coast Odyssey . When we first made arrangements to stay with the Topkara family in their village home in 1989, Shefika and her husband made all the arrangements and their young children were delighted to have foreign guests coming to stay. On one Wildland trip, when the multigenerational Whitmore family arrived with their 10-year-old grandson the Topkara's grandson, Onur, who was also 10 at that time  took his new American friend by the hand and they disappeared down cobblestone pathways to explore and play in the village together. Today, Shefika and her husband since have passed away. Their three sons, Naim,...
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