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Program #18766RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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Lucy Rasmussen Apr 16, 2014 at 02:49 PM

Does anyone know which internal air carriers are being used by this program?
crazyquilter Apr 16, 2014 at 04:07 PM

the internal air carriers are national airlines of the countries where the flights are. Sorry I don't remember exact names.
Danna Moore Apr 16, 2014 at 05:10 PM

Me either. I want to say that it probably wasn't anything that we had heard of before.

Martha Hull Apr 06, 2014 at 01:05 AM

I'm leaving from SF April 16. Visas should come on the 8th. Heard that Lufthansa crew is talking about a strike. Hope that doesn't happen. I look forward to the trip

Sue Wilkins Apr 04, 2014 at 04:20 PM

sounds to me that we'll experience a bit of rain on this trip. weather forcasts 45 to 80 degrees

Sue Wilkins Apr 04, 2014 at 03:57 PM

still waiting on my visa/passport. delayed due to bad weather. anxious
Meda Rebecca Apr 04, 2014 at 05:01 PM

Just got mine about an hour ago.
William Waller Apr 05, 2014 at 05:30 PM

Sent you a private message - Bill

Angier Peavy Apr 04, 2014 at 10:33 AM

I got my passport back yesterday with all appropriate visas. I put the extra photos we need in the passport holder just so that I won't forget them. Now to focus on what to pack!

Sue Wilkins Apr 01, 2014 at 12:52 PM

meda, i think we are rooming together for this trip. i too have yet to receive my visas but genvisa said i'd have them by the 7th. cutting it a bit close

Meda Rebecca Mar 31, 2014 at 07:49 PM

I'm going on the April trip and leaving from San Francisco. I haven't received the visas back yet. Have others? Anyone else leaving from San Francisco?
Sue Wilkins Apr 02, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Sue Wilkins Apr 02, 2014 at 12:43 PM

hi meda, assuming you'll be on the frankfurt flight to almay april 16/17. still no visas in hand. suxannah de montana
Meda Rebecca Apr 02, 2014 at 02:20 PM

Hi Sue - Yes, I'll be on that flight. Great to hear from you. I got an e-mail that visas will arrive Friday.
William Waller Apr 05, 2014 at 05:31 PM

Sent you a private message - Bill

William Waller Mar 31, 2014 at 06:20 PM

Any others besides Sue from Montana on the board going on the April.May 2014? Less than 3 weeks to meet and greet! Bill
Sue Wilkins Apr 02, 2014 at 12:40 PM

hi bill, sounds like we'll be on the same flight from frankfurt to almaty--getting in at that ungodly hour of 1:45 april17. you can recognize me in the terminal. i'm the short fat blonde with a black backpack and cowboy boots. see ya there. suxannah de montana

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