Travel

 

Club members take advantage of opportunities for international travel to enhance their understanding and appreciation of the culture and language of the Spanish-speaking world. All Club Español members are welcome to join in these exciting travel opportunities. If any club member has suggestions for a future destination that he or she thinks would be of interest to other club members, the member should contact Jim Khami and he will gather information about it to present to the club.

                     2016: Eighteen members enjoyed a two-week trip to Spain
                     2017: Thirty-five members participated in an eight-day coach and rail tour to
                               Copper Canyon in northwest Mexico. 
                     2018: Seven members participated in an eight-day trip to Peru, including visiting Lima,
                               Cusco, and Machu Picchu.
                     2018: Thirteen members participated in the one and two week Spanish immersion
                                classes in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

 If you  have questions, contact Jim Khami at jimkhami@gmail.com.

                     The Spanish Club is offering two trips during the spring of 2019.
                                                  Scroll down to read the information for both trips.

 

                                                             Trip # 1:  

Members of the Sun City West Spanish Club

are invited to join in a trip to Mexico City April 1 – 7, 2019.  

Features include:

 

  • Fully-escorted guided tour via motor coach offered by A Closer Look Tours, Mexico travel experts.
  • Round trip airport transfers and baggage handling to hotel and back (1 per person).
  • Six breakfasts, five lunches, and two dinners, per itinerary.
  • All sightseeing, entry fees, and taxes, per itinerary.
  • Six nights in Mexico City with side trips to Teotihuacan, Xochimilco, Shrine of Guadalupe, Chapultepec Park,
    Cuernavaca, Taxco, Cholula, and Puebla.
  • Performance of the Ballet Folklórico in the opulent Palacio de Bellas Artes.
  • Possible optional trip to a bullfight in the Plaza México, if in season.
  • $1,500 per person double occupancy (land portion only).
  • $1,900 single occupancy (land portion only).

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be a current member of the Spanish Club at the time of booking AND the week of the trip.
  • Each member may invite one non-member to join him/her.
  • $200 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking.
  • Each participant is responsible to arrange his/her own air transportation and to arrive in Mexico
    City airport no later than 5 p.m. on April 1, 2019. You may book online, with a travel agent, or use
    frequent flier miles.

Each participant must be in good physical health and be able to walk/climb without assistance.

Members with current email addresses on file will be notified of a sign-up meeting to be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

Questions: contact Jim Khami at jimkhami@gmail.com 

 

 

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Trip # 2:

Spanish Immersion Program in Oaxaca, Mexico

 

There will be a Spanish Immersion program this year in Oaxaca, Mexico, beginning March 17, 2019 with one or two week options.

All levels of Spanish from beginning to advanced are taught. The classes are informal, small (max 8 people) and highlight conversation, grammar, and cultural history. Cost of the program (one week $415) (two weeks $655) also includes two excursions to local cultural sites. Costs not covered in the program are airfare (about $750) and lodging (about $70 per night). This is an excellent opportunity to improve your Spanish and explore a city famous for its historic architecture, its crafts and its food. See attached flyer for details or contact Eleine Greene: email: ecgreenerainbow@yahoo.com – phone: (541)954-3322

Questions: email Eleine Greene at ecgreenerainbow@yahoo.com