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September 08, 2011 in Italy / (0) comments

Sep08
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

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

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

Jul20
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

Machu Picchu, Peru

What a grand day it is for all of us here at VBT at our farmhouse headquarters in Vermont, as well as for our Trip Leaders and travel associates all over the world. For the second consecutive year, Travel + Leisure magazine has awarded VBT a place on its prestigious top 25 list of the World’s Best Tour Operators and… Read More

July 08, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Jul08
Machu Picchu, Peru

The summer season marks one of the most beautiful times to visit Italy and we at VBT thought it a great time to celebrate the work of artist and friend, George Rentz. For over 20 years George has been drawing inspiration from still-life photographs and recreating them with water color and oil-based paints, infusing the landscapes with an affecting warmth… Read More

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