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Rocky Mountaineer - For 30 amazing years, Rocky Mountaineer has been transporting guests through the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies. This daylight-only train which operates between April and October, offers breathtaking landscapes, outstanding service, gourmet food and passionate Hosts with stories to tell. It’s your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover wildlife and majestic mountains from your spacious, glass-dome coach, while awakening emotions of nostalgia for luxurious train travel. Once the sun goes down, the fun doesn’t stop just because the train does. You’ll explore your brand-new surroundings and end the day with a restful night’s sleep in your hotel. This is an adventure you won’t soon forget. For many, it’s the journey of a lifetime.

Check out the new Flyer here - https://goflyers.gogogo.co.nz/classic/goflyerpopupmvc.asp?id=19905&enc=429715082461461DEL

This promotion is on sale from 20 Jan to 31 Mar 2020 for travel between Apr and Oct 2020.

Call a Mondo Travel Specialist on 0800 110 018 or email info@mondotravel.co.nz for more detail.  

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Battle of Crete - 80th Commemoration Pilgrimage May 2021 – be part of a small and exclusive group to celebrate this historic event – check it out here - https://mondotravel.co.nz/article/18139

On May the 20th 1941, ANZAC, Greek and British forces stood side by side with the heroic population of Crete in the defense of their Southern Mediterranean Island against the elite of Hitler’s war machine. The ensuing battle is etched forever in ANZAC history.

Now, 80 years later, veterans and the descendants of these brave soldiers, will join with the local Cretan population to honour their courageous endeavours. Join us in 2021 and attend the commemorative services, explore the battlefields and share the stories.

To help us understand even more we have accompanying our group Dr Mark Wilson. Mark’s knowledge of the battles and the surrounding events are unequalled.

Bio -  Dr Mark M.J. Wilson, CMCILT, MNZIM

Mark has been fascinated by the Battle of Crete for a long time and studies military history as a hobby. After reading Dan Davin’s acclaimed history on Crete he was determined to go see the ground himself and in 2006, 2011 and 2016 Mark was the historian for the 65th, 70th and 75th Anniversary pilgrimages to Crete which included a number of veterans. They shared their personal experiences which was a highlight and a privilege. Mark spent 21 years in the NZ Army as a full-time regular soldier and after retirement and a bit of gold mining, now works as an Associate Professor at Lincoln University. Military history still remains an avid hobby and he is looking forward to sharing his comprehensive knowledge on the coming 80th commemoration pilgrimage.

Priced from $2995* per person (excluding airfares) – contact your local Mondo Travel Specialist for more detail on 0800 100 108.

Photo: Peter McIntyre

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Uniworld has announced that it will set sail in South America for the first time with two new itineraries throughout the Peruvian Amazon aboard the Aria Amazon, set to debut in September 2020. The new itineraries include the 15-day Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu Exploration that starts off with a land portion in Lima staying at a 5-star hotel, followed by the seven-night cruise through the Amazon rainforest, and ends in the heartland of the Inca Empire with trips to the Sacred Valley,  Machu Picchu, and Cusco; and the 11-day Peruvian Rivers & Rainforest Discovery that takes guests to explore the colourful capital of Lima, immerse in the pristine Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and sail through the Amazon River roundtrip from Iquitos.

For more details or to book one of these fantastic Amazon cruises please contact your local Mondo Travel Specialist on 0800 110 108.

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