Patty Thayer leads tours throughout the world.  She is an international tour director and planner, local tour guide, and former public school teacher. Patty has 23 years of experience leading small and large group tours in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Europe and Africa. She works with the best local guides and drivers who enhance the tour with their knowledge, experience, and humor.  Working together, they create an adventure for travelers.

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes wide open."   ~J..Nehru                                     

John Thayer is a world class fly fisherman and renowned flytier.  He has many years of experience planning and leading fishing expeditions to the best fly fishing locations in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Florida, Belize, and Mexico. He works with the most experienced local fishing guides who ensure you catch fish.

"One reason Paul caught more fish than anyone else was that he had his flies in the water more than anyone else.  'Brother,' he would say, 'there are no flying fish in Montana.  Out here, you can't catch fish with your flies in the air.' "
~ From A River Runs Through It, by Norman Maclean

Active member and past president, Rotary
Bachelor of Science Degree, Southern Oregon University, Ashland

"I haven't been everywhere, but 
  it's on my list."     ~ Susan Sontag

Tour Director Certification, International Tour Management Institute (ITMI), San Francisco
Crosscultural, Language, Academic Development (CLAD) Credential, University of San Diego
California Teaching Credential, University of California, Davis
Oregon Teaching Credential, Southern Oregon University, Ashland
Bachelor of Science Degree, Southern Oregon University, Ashland

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