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Disney Cruise Line – It’s Not Just for Children

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Dining Aboard Disney By Crystal Perkins “You’re dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.” – Walt Disney Vacation time was rapidly approaching and the big decision had to be made. How about a cruise? Why not a Disney Cruise for a unique vacation experience! It was settled. We would cruise on the Disney ...

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An Unbroken Circle – The Gullah Geechee Kinfolk

Actors show the pageantry and royalty of West Africans in Sierra Leone. Credit: Anchor Media Group

One of the devastating effects of slavery in the United States was the loss of culture, language and sense of place, for the Africans held in bondage. It has been estimated that as many as 75% of all enslaved Africans that came to America came in through Beaufort; making the area culturally significant.  From this number, 40% of the newly ...

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Planning a Successful Reunion

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The Basics Though fun, reunion planning is a lot of work. Even those with the best intentions often can become stymied when trying to pull a gathering together. Many who have tried have vowed, “Never again!” While other families and friends seem to hold reunions regularly with seeming ease. What makes one group successful and other just a, “Hot Mess?” ...

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Don’t settle for Bland, Vanilla Tours!

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Join Us for a Gullah Coastal Heritage Tour 4 Nights Thursday, December 4, – Monday, December 8, 2014 Charleston, Beaufort, Hilton Head, South Carolina & Savannah, Georgia Price: $715 based on double- occupancy Pathfinders Heritage & Cultural Tours are conducted by Pathfinders Travel Magazine. Journey with a group of fun-loving, like-minded friends on this custom-designed motor coach tour through the ...

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Travel with the Pathfinders Travel Group to the National Black Theater Festival

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina Wednesday, August 5-Saturday 8, 2015 The National Black Theater Festival is one of the country’s leading champions of professional theater. Much in the tradition of plays produced by the legendary Black Theater Ensemble, dozens of exciting play such as, ”The Black Gents of Hollywood”, Charles Smith’s “Knock Me a Kiss”, or Layon Gray’s “All-American Girls: A Negro ...

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Make the reunion a REAL vacation

Vacation Homes as Hotel Alternatives By Pamela J. Thomas When you stay in an oceanfront beach house, or 10-bedroom villa, suddenly you’ve transformed what would could have been just an ordinary getaway into an extraordinary vacation experience. A rental rate of $8,000 or $10,000 may seem shocking at first, but divide that amount into 10 and you’re able to live ...

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Trips and Tours

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2014 Tours Coming SoonStay TunedIn the meantime, sign up for the Pathfinders Newsletter to receive information FIRST

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Namale Resort in the Fiji Islands

By: Angela Dean Watson The town of Savusavu in the island nation of Fiji, is 5,000 miles away from Los Angeles, and a 20-hour, one-way flight from the East coast on Air Pacific. It is also the home of the Namale luxury resort that features several hundred acres of tropical paradise and is the brainchild of self-help guru, Tony Robbins, ...

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Getting the Most from Your Shore Trip

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During, or after you’ve booked your cruise, you should explore the options offered via shore excursions, which can be done easily on the cruise lines website prior to sailing. These excursions range from $30 per person for a one-hour tour, to $200 all-day adventures such as biking, kayaking, hiking, and even fishing which equipment and lunch included. While researching the ...

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SCUBA Diving is Fun! How to Get Started

By Megan Caros There is nothing quite like the experience of diving underwater. The sensation of flying through the water to view diverse sea creatures and explore shipwrecks is one anyone in reasonable health can experience. All it takes is a commitment to train and an open mind. SCUBA diving, however, is a sport where proper training and certification is ...

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