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September 08, 2011 in Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

On September 8, 1504, in Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Michelangelo unveiled one of the most recognizable contributions to the Italian Renaissance, David. Though the 17 foot statue took three years for Michelangelo to complete, its conception began well before the famed painter and sculptor began working on it. In the 15th century, overseers of the Basilica di Santa Maria del… Read More

September 07, 2011 in Spain VBT Community / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

Every year, in late September, the city of Barcelona erupts celebrating the Festival of La Mercè, the city’s largest official holiday. Though the actual feast day of La Mercé is September 24, festivities begin a few days before the feast and generally extend until the 25th or 26th of September. The holiday was initially organized in the 19th century to… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

It goes without saying that VBT advocates bicycling and walking all around the world. We’re also keenly aware of the need to encourage more biking and walking right here at home. But increasing the number of walkers and bicyclists will require better infrastructure and policies that encourage such active lifestyles. That’s why we support organizations that grow and strengthen the… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

At VBT we’re gearing up for our special 40th Anniversary Vacation to Holland and Belgium on October 5th.  In honor of our anniversary, we’re offering up the perfect balance between exhilarating bike rides and leisurely exploration, and enjoying it all amidst the effortless beauty of the Dutch and Flemish countryside.  Unpacking just once, we’ll be treated to a mobile diorama of scenery and… Read More

July 20, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

You might think it’s ironic that our friends Ivan and Marita’s most memorable moment from all ten VBT trips they’ve taken … happened right here in Vermont. But the retired couple don’t call it ironic – they say it’s par for the course that their Trip Leader Gerry Slager– spontaneously knocked on the door of an old friend for a… Read More


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