Suspend reality and visit another country for the evening! Join us for our weekly travel presentations as local community members share enchanting stories, beautiful photos, and travel advice. Whether you're looking for an entertaining evening out, or inspiration for your next trip, these shows are sure to please!


Summer/ Fall 2016 Adventure Travel Program Schedule
All shows are held in the store and begin at 7:00PM  

*** Please Note! Beginning this fall, shows will now be held on Wednesdays! 

 

November 2016

November 2nd - No Show.

November 9th - No Show. 

November 16th - Winter in Iceland - Again!

photo by charlie a.

photo by charlie a.

Yes, again.  In 2014 Charlie Anderson ventured to Iceland in February and presented a show at Changes in Latitude.  This last winter he returned to that (still) cold, wet, and windy island, spending a couple of weeks in the less-visited Eastern Fjords.  You may think he’s nuts, but come to this new show and see why the amazing scenery is worth braving the winter weather.  We’ll hike to glaciers and waterfalls, view icy rivers and windy seacoast, and put on crampons to see nature’s ice sculptures up close.  We’ll visit quaint villages and desolate lave fields, and even see some northern lights.

November 23rd - No Show. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 30th - Indescribable Peru: Lima, the Amazon, and the Highlands

photo by jack r.

photo by jack r.

How do you describe a country as diverse and contradictory as Peru?  We'll tour the coastal city of Lima, with its colonial Spanish architecture, before moving to the upper Amazon basin to spend some time in a primitive jungle setting.  From there, we'll travel to the highlands, where the Inca culture still dominates, and explore magnificent Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of Incan archaeology.  Our final destination will be Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 12,500 ft., where we'll visit the indigenous Peruvians who live on floating islands made of reeds

December 2016

December 7th - Italy: Hiking the Dolomites

Photo by Ruth M.

Photo by Ruth M.

Charming villages and farms, mountain huts (“refugi”) with breathtaking views, and beautiful old cities, all woven within a network of trails, await visitors to the spectacular Dolomites region of northern Italy. Join us as we describe our July 2016 travels in this geologically, linguistically, and culturally distinct area of the Italian Alps. We’ll talk about our hiking adventures, including leisurely rambles through flowery high alpine pastures, stopping for lunch at farms and refugi, as well as more challenging hiking along the first portion of the Alta Via I.  We’ll also tell you about our overnights at some refugi along with our visits to the fashionable resort town of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the lovely village of Mareson, and the bustling and beautiful city of Bolzano.

December 21st - Customer Appreciation Day! Join us for homemade cookies and hot apple cider! Thank you for shopping locally and supporting a locally owned travel store!

January 2017

January 4th & 11th - No show, enjoy the holidays!

January 18th - Adventuring in the Antarctic and Nepal

PHOTO of PARADISE Bay, Antarctica BY france3470, LICENSED UNDER CC BY-SA 3.0

PHOTO of PARADISE Bay, Antarctica BY france3470, LICENSED UNDER CC BY-SA 3.0

Join Jeff Blumenfeld at Changes in Latitude as he takes you on an adventure trip to Antarctica: the coldest, driest, windiest continent on earth.

Learn about a journey to the frozen continent with North America’s brightest high school students - a trip that a favorite teen in your life can take someday.

He will also speak about the Nepal “Gift of Sight” Project, a Humanitarian medical mission to a remote region of Nepal to provide quality eye care to the people of this spectacular, although impoverished country. He will show a 9-minute documentary that you’ll never forget.

January 25th - Walking the Camino de Santiago: Spain

Photo by Clarissa

Photo by Clarissa

Have you ever started walking and just wanted to keep going? Join Clarissa as she shares her 500 mile walking adventure on the Camino de Santiago, taking the popular Camino Frances route from the Pyrennes to Santiago de Compestela and then onto Finistere “the world’s end”. With two friends, a back pack and a sense of curiosity, she, like thousands of pilgrims since the 10th century, discovered the power of earth, sky and feet.

February 2017

February 1st - Packing Light Clinic

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Do you have a fun trip coming up? Have you never quite tackled the task of effective packing?   Join us in this fun and informational clinic on how to consolidate your trip essentials. Learning how to pack light helps to reduce unnecessary stress and really can make your trip more enjoyable!  We’ll teach you about packable fabrics, different packing methods, and travel accessories that make all the difference. Whether you’ll be traveling for a week or several months, you can learn how to pack everything you need in one convenient and organized suitcase.

February 8th - Discovering Tibet and Kathmandu

March 2017

March 3rd (Friday: 11am - 6pm) - Sympli the Best Spring Trunk Show!

March 4th (Saturday: 10am - 4pm) - Sympli the Best Spring Trunk Show!