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For Photographers & Non-Photographers
With any kind of camera, or none at all!
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I'll introduce you to the local gastronomic specialties.
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Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventures
Small group cultural tours of just 6 to 10 participants.
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Meet Local Artisans & Other Experts
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North to South

Join a small group tour of Vietnam including Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Can Tho, Saigon, the Mekong Delta, and other locations. Boat trips, countryside bike rides.

Kingdom of Wonder

See the best of Cambodia: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, and Kep. Explore Angkor Wat, the Tonle Sap Lake, have tuk-tuk adventures, cooking class, beach time.

Fly & Cruise

Skip the Drake Passage on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Antarctica!  Fly to Antarctica for wildlife, landscapes, photography, snowshoeing & polar plunge.

Seeking the Northern Lights in LAPLAND

Visit Lapland—a truly enchanting place where the sky is painted with delicate hues and the spirits of old are said to speak through the people who live there.

Northern SPAIN’s Basque Country & La Rioja

Join Continental DRIFTER® Experiences for a culinary adventure in Northern Spain. Plus, wine and olive oil tasting, tapa tours, lunch at a gastronomic society and more.

Northern PORTUGAL:
Porto & the Douro Valley

Tour Porto, the gem of Portugal, including port wine tastings, historic walks, and more. Take the train through the Douro Valley to walk the vineyards + boat rides.

FRANCE’s Magical Dordogne in a Private Castle

Experience an unforgettable stay in a private 11th-century castle on 270 acres with pool. Walnut oil and caviar tastings, prehistoric caves, village walks, great food.

Treasures of

Experience the Republics of Georgia and Armenia, located in the Caucasus region of western Asia. Landscapes, people, food, history, culture, wine, and more await!

The Colors and
Culture of INDIA

Visit Delhi, Agra (home of Taj Mahal), Jaipur, Jodhpur. The incredible Pushkar camel fair is also on the agenda, plus 4- & 5-star hotels, amazing food, great photography.

Mysteries of MEXICO’s Copper Canyon

Ready for a truly unforgettable adventure that will take you well off the beaten path? Explore the breathtaking canyon and its meticulous landscapes.

Traveler, Photographer, Wanderer, Wonderer

Join me on one of my Continental DRIFTER® Experiences!

These are once-in-a-lifetime custom tours I’ve created to introduce you to incredible parts of the world.  Each trip is thoroughly scouted in advance, by me, in an effort to provide you with a seamlessly well-run experience that, on average, has a half-day of scheduled activities and a half-day of free time for you to explore on your own and to make your own life-long memories that you’ll want to share with your friends and family.

Ralph Velasco


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