You Can Travel With ME, Thanks to the Village Experience

For years folks have been asking me if they can go with me on my adventures. Well, now you can.  And since no one wants me to plan their trip (trust me) I’ve teamed up with The Village Experience, which has organized and led such trips around the world.  If you’re interested in arranging a trip. Please contact Kelly Campbell at info@experiencethevillage.com. For more information keep reading…

Read the book? Inspired by the author? Excited to travel the world?

Take your common reading experience to another world by joining Kelsey Timmerman and The Village Experience on the adventure of a lifetime to one of four destinations featured in the book “Where am I Wearing – A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes.”TVE logo

Cambodia – visit the cities of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Angkor. Explore the Russian market, artisan cooperatives, rural communities, and historical sights. Learn about fair trade, silk production, and eco-tourism. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat. Meet with representatives from the Mines Advisory Group and spend time volunteering with the Cambodian Children’s Fund.

China – visit the cities of Guangzhou, Beijing, and Shanghai. Journey through the bustling pearl, silk, fabric, electronic, and antique markets to understand China’s current rise to economic power. Talk with communities involved in garment production. Stroll along the Great Wall, sample international foods, and explore the artisan villages of Foshan and Shiwan. Special visit to Dunn Global to learn about green initiatives in manufacturing.

Bangladesh – visit the cities of Dhaka, Chittagong, and Assam. Explore the Chowk Bazaar, visit the Bangladesh Tea Institute, meet with representatives from Grameen Bank, volunteer with OBAT Helpers, and trek into the hills in search of tribal woven fabrics and eco-tourism initiatives. Special meeting with fashion designer, Bibi Russell.

Honduras – visit the cities of Tegucigalpa, Comayagua, San Pedro Sula, and Tela. Learn about fair labor practices, explore local markets, talk with rural villagers, watch the coffee cultivation process, and explore the agricultural sector. Visit Garifuna Villages and the ancient Mayan ruins at Copan.

Next Steps:
1. Pick the destination
2. Choose your dates (8-12 days preferable)
3. Determine the number of passengers
4. Submit this information to TVE
5. You will get a confirmation, itinerary, and pricing within a few weeks
6. Once all details are finalized, a contract will be signed and TVE will handle all logistics of the trip

Contact the Village Experience for more information:  6055 N College Ave * Indianapolis, IN 46220 * 317-602-3696 * info@experiencethevillage.comwww.experiencethevillage.com

Kelsey with students in Honduras Spring of 2012

Kelsey with students in Honduras Spring of 2012

*Tours are arranged on a first come, first serve basis and in conjunction with Mr. Timmerman’s schedule.

*All itineraries are flexible and customizable


 
2 comments

This is so cool! Congrats. It sounds like a neat deal between the website and yourself.

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