Welcome to Green Guilt Travel Arrangers,
where traveling means you never have to say you're sorry.
As you read through
this brochure, rest assured that it was printed on paper that was
recycled from recycled paper. The last time a tree died for this
paper was 1988. Ronald Reagan was president.
If you would like
to make a contribution to the maintenance, pruning, organic
fertilization or watering of the tree that was planted to replace
that tree, please turn to Page 42.
Also note that the
inks used to print this brochure were manufactured from the oils of
organically grown vegetables on reclaimed land over what was once a
Kentucky strip mine.
If you would like
to make a contribution to keeping the rabbits out of the organic
garden over the former strip mine, using gentle, nonthreatening and
nontoxic methods, please turn to Page 74.
If, on the other
hand, you'd like to come down and just shoot the little buggers,
see the "Kentucky Wild" travel package on Page 98.
Our leisure travel
lineup for 2007 features several new itineraries designed to give
you one last look at some of the unique places on our planet that
are most threatened by global warming.
First among these
is Jan Meager Atoll, a coral reef in the Dutch South Pacific,
midway between Iles Gambier and Norfolk Island, about 1,000 miles
south of Pago Pago. Not shown on most nautical charts, the atoll is
a perfect semicircle of approximately 100 yards that, because of
rising sea levels, now rises only one inch above the mean high
tide. Completely uninhabited and unclaimed by any nation, it is a
true tropical paradise, free of -- well, everything.
After a flight to
Fiji, which requires the purchase of $100 in carbon-offset credits,
travelers board our exploration vessel, the MV EnVee, for the
three-day cruise to Jan Meager, timing our arrival for low
Because of the
fragility of the coral, guests won't be permitted to disembark, but
our guides will provide a thorough explanation of the geological
and biological importance of the atoll prior to our return to
diesel-electric power plant is fitted with the latest scrubbers and
emission-control technology, but the long voyage nevertheless
requires the purchase of $39.99 in carbon-offset
The base price for
this eight-day adventure is $3,500 plus the carbon-offset credits.
Side trips and extra options are described on Page 86. Note that
the London excursion is on Virgin Atlantic Airways, which has
pledged to donate all its profits to combat global
If you care to make
a donation to reduce the carbon-offset liability of this package
for less fortunate travelers, kindly turn to Page 114.
Also new for 2007
is a series of Virtual Vacations that will allow you to experience
the sights and sounds of fabulous, faraway places without leaving
your home theater or boarding any vehicle requiring the use of
high-definition, surround-sound DVDs, manufactured from reclaimed
plastics, come in four six-packs: European Capitals, African
Safaris, Cruising the Med and Outback Adventures. For a complete
description, please turn to Page 182.
Based on demand,
more discs will be added to the series in 2008, assuming we prevail
in the living-wage suit brought by our DVD factory workers, who
evidently can't understand a simple contract. (Please turn to Page