Welcome to Bishop

The earliest inhabitants of the deep Owens Valley (which includes the towns of Independence, Big Pine, Bishop and Lone Pine) were Paiute and Shoshone Native Americans, who today live on four reservations in the area. White settlers came on the scene in the 1860s and began raising cattle to sell to nearby mining settlements.

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$228.35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private tour of Oporto and the Unesco Douro Valley

Come and enjoy the city of Porto, the city that was never conquered (invicta) a city planted by the river (Douro).  Get to know the history in it by walking the medieval streets and discovering the most interesting buildings, be amazed when we explain you about the inspiration behind creating Harry Potter. On this tour you will visit monuments that go from the 12 century as far as the 19 century, such as Cathedral, Clérigos Church, S. Bento TrainStation, Aliados Avenue, Bolhão Market, Carmo and Carmelitas church, Lello Bookshop, you will get the chance to enjoy a local meal (own expense) Embrace the history of this city that was owned by the Bishop. Watch the Rabelo boats standing peacefully at the Douro river, mingle with the locals and let yourself go for stories and adventures.  This tour as a small treat for you, that is entering and be amazed with the most beautiful library in the world: Lello Bookshop!

$2500 Tours & Sightseeing

Eastern Sierra Fall Colors Workshop

The Loupe Brothers, professional photographers and tour guides Doc Miles (docmilesphototours.com) and Doug Whitney (dprestonwhitney.com) have spent over ten years photographing Yosemite and The Eastern Sierra together. They have extensive knowledge of where and when to get the best images of the area. They provide instruction, guidance and to assure you get the very best shots. Experts in Lightroom and Photoshop, they will guide you through the post processing as you enhance your treasured photographs. We will combine the tour with digital workflow and a couple of image review sessions that are always a favorite. Tour price is $2,500 per person includes Transportation to and from San Francisco. Accommodations and meals ar not included. October 9, 2018 Travel to Yosemite and capture late afternoon colors in the valley with a Sunset shoot at Glacier Point. October 10, 2018 Sunrise in the Valley at El Capitan and Merced River photos at dawn. Travel to Olmstead Point, Tuolumne Meadows, over Tioga Pass to Mammoth Lakes for a Sunset at Mono Lake. Stay in Mammoth Lakes October 11, 2018 Sunrise Convict Lake and Lundy Lake fall colors. Bishop Canyon Stay in Bishop October 12, 2018 Sunrise at Alabama Hills and Mt. Whitney. Star Wars Canyon – Father Crowley’s Overlook Night Sky at Alabama Hills Stay in Lone Pine October 13, 2018 Sunrise near Bishop Canyon Hopping Fall Colors along the Owens River Sunset at Owens Valley and Milky Way (weather permitting) Stay at Lee Vining October 14, 2018 Sunrise at Olmstead Peak. Merced Canyon Fall Colors Return to SF.

$57.86 Day Trips & Excursions

Novi Sad, Spirituality, Culture and Wine of Vojvodina: a Day Trip from Belgrade

Have you ever heard that Danube river also has its Gibraltar? Were you aware that Serbia also has its Athens?If you have thought that streets adorned with baroque architecture can only be found in Northern Europe, and best wines are being enjoyed in Italy or France – our professional guides will reveal a whole new dimension of this world’s part to you.Meet our licensed guide at your Belgrade address for this full-day trip to province of Vojvodina and it’s exciting, yet easy-going capital – Novi Sad. Enjoy an approx. 1-hour drive through the scenic Pannonian Plain adjoined with guide’s informative introduction talk, before you reach the area of Fruška Gora – the Serbian Holy Mountain, home to 16 monasteries. Your guide will lead you to the most prominent amongst them - Krušedol Monastery - built in the 16th century by the last Serbian medieval ruler. Learn about the history and legacy of this medieval center of Serbian culture, fresco art and dreams of Liberation.We will continue to the multi –cultural town of Sremski Karlovci, once the seat of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Habsburg Monarchy, As you stroll through the town’s baroque architecture, hear about the history of the Karlowitz Peace Treaty signing, as well as the town’s reputation for wine. This is home to Bermet, one of a kind dessert wine in the world. Of this royal nectar, once favourite in all European courts, only 15 to 20 thousand bottles per year are being produced and you will have an opportunity to sample it!After seeing the Tekije Church, site of a famous battle between the Ottomans and the Habsburgs next highlight to admire is the stunning views from the Petrovaradin Fortress located on the 40 m high volcanic rock above the Danube. Here you will learn about the complicated maze of underground tunnels and galleries, part of the state-of-the-art defence system. Last stop on your tour is the historic centre of Vojvodina’s capital, Novi Sad, where a leisurely walk with your guide will take you past the Orthodox Cathedral, Bishop's Palace, and the monument to great Serbian poet Zmaj, finishing at the Liberty Square,  home to the baroque City Hall and neo-gothic catholic church.During 1.5-hour free time explore Novi Sad’s centre on your own or just sit back and relax while observing the locals. If this full-day tour has brought up your appetite, ask your guide to recommend local specialties from the rich traditional Serbian menu. Your Vojvodina touring day concludes with the return transfer to your accommodation in Belgrade. In case you missed or forgot any of the information learnt on this trip, your guide will be available for you during transfer for any additional questions you may have.


Best of the West

Skyscrapers, sequoias, and impossibly big skies await you in America’s West. This 14-day tour through the urban and natural wonders of California, Arizona, and Nevada is perfect for travellers who want to inject a little downtown energy into their out-of-town escapes. In the cities, you’ll traverse the concrete jungle by day with an expert CEO and overnight in centrally located hotels and hostels. Elsewhere, you’ll get the chance to marvel at the grandeur of the Grand Canyon and the giant sequoias of Yosemite before diving into a barbecue dinner and camping under the stars. This is no dream; it’s the West like you’ve never seen it before.


Coast to Coast Road Trip Eastbound

Get out on the road and follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac to discover the real America. This ultimate coast-to-coast road trip connects you and your small group of fellow travellers to the iconic cities, natural wonders, national parks, and monuments that make this land great. Learn about Navajo culture in the Southwest and what the odds are in Las Vegas. Whether it’s centrally-located hostels in the cities or campsites in national parks, you’ll always be close to the action. So slide on your cowboy boots in Texas and your dancing shoes in Nashville and Memphis – it’s time to embrace the spirit of this land by hitting the open road.

$1000.30 18-to-Thirtysomethings

San Francisco to Los Angeles Express

Las Vegas, San Francisco, LA, and the quest for the perfect burger – all that’s missing from this quintessentially American experience is a ballgame and Mom’s apple pie. Promising unfiltered fun from dawn to dusk in some of the West’s best locales, this trip mixes downtown excitement with all-natural, full-contact thrills exploring the Grand Canyon and camping under the stars in Yosemite National Park. All this in just one reasonably priced week? This is America, the land of opportunity! Believe in the impossible.