Ravello, Mt. Vesuvius, and Spectacular Coastal Hikes

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Amy Barnes

Departure Dates: October 9-17, 2019

Amy Barnes was raised in France, Germany, and Turkey until the age of seven. While working on a liberal arts major at the University of South Florida she traveled to Italy in 1978. Visiting a friend in Florence she met the fellow next door, an Italian documentary film ...

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Giampiero Faga

Giampiero Faga was born in Calabria in the far south of Italy and attended university in Rome. He indulged his passion for international travel during more than 20 years of service for Alitalia as a chief purser, and is a wonderful storyteller and engaging travel ...

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James Fuss

James Fuss is a trekking guide, photographer, cyclist, and chef extraordinaire. Born and raised in South Australia, James found his wanderlust early on family camping trips across Australia. His love of the culinary arts is deep-rooted as well, and as a young chef, he ...

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Lisa Halderman

Lisa Halderman experienced Italy in 1973 as a high school exchange student. She earned her degree in Italian literature, completing her final year at the University of Padua. Her studies have immersed her in the world of Italian art, architecture, politics, and ...

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JoAnn Lantz

Departure Dates: May 4-12, 2020, October 5-13, 2020

From hiking the scenic peak of Monte Solaro in Capri and staying at the picturesque Lagazuoi lodge in the beautiful Dolomites to ice-breaking (and often hilarious) karaoke nights in Naples, Trip Leader JoAnn Lantz manages to weave together unforgettable highlights ...

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Sergio Mastroberardino

Departure Dates: October 9-17, 2019, May 4-12, 2020, May 25-June 2, 2020, September 21-29, 2020, October 5-13, 2020

Sergio Mastroberardino was born in the town of Avellino in southern Italy. He is a Certified Alpine Ski Instructor and during the winter season works full time with various ski schools and as a professional ski guide. Sergio has lived and taught skiing in Aspen, ...

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Tanya Perret

Tanya Perret has had a passion for the mountains for as long as she can remember. Originally from Bath, England, she fell in love with the Alps and the Himalayas and since 1997 has led over 100 hiking trips in those regions. She has  climbed both Mont Blanc and ...