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Stan to lead Boise and Trailing of the Sheep Festival October 7 to 14, 2019

This trip is presently filled and we are accepting names on a STAND BY LIST in case anyone has to drop out. Pleases call the office at 619.231.7463 

Join us for an 8-day, 7-night Coach tour of Idaho highlights, from the state capitol in Boise to the wonderful Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Ketchum. On Monday we fly nonstop to Boise and will start with 3 days with walks along the Boise river and tours of the beautiful State Capitol. We will stay at the Marriott Springhill Suites as we have in times past. Please use these hotlinks to see the some of the attractions  on this trip. https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/boidt-springhill-suites-boise-parkcenter/

Walter K Serenading the group in 2015
Walter K entertains our 2015 group; they are in the mirror and are really watching him. 
We will have the wonderful fountain of information and baritone voice, Walter Konopka Jr. as our co-leader.
Del Parkinson has agreed to entertain us again as he has on ALL of our previous Boise trips https://music.boisestate.edu/dparkins/ Other attractions will be announced as they develop.
Del Parkinson seated at his piano August 23, 2017 Photography by Gabriel Mayberry /BYU

On Thurs we take a coach trip to Ketchum where we will spend 4 days and enjoy the Trailing of the Sheep Festival and watch hundreds of sheep parade through town. On the last Monday, we will again coach back to Boise  have a nonstop flight home. Breakfasts in our hotels and one or two evening banquets are included in the cost. 

In Ketchum, we will be staying at the Limelight Hotel, https://www.limelighthotels.com/ketchum , which is in the middle of town and right on the route of the Sunday  of sheep parade and other attractions.The cost of the trip is still evolving; however, until April 5 the cost is $1,219 per person, double occupancy (PP/DO). The cost for single occupancy is $1,789.  If 3 travelers wish to share a double queen bedroom the cost for each will be $839 and a discount for each of 3 in a double queen bedroom will be $380 The minimum number of travelers may be 20. The maximum number will be determined by hotel room availability and air travel factors. The deposit is $719 and is refundable until April 5, at that time it will be NONREFUNDABLE Travelers are always encouraged to take trip insurance to cover unanticipated cancellations.Please send your deposits of $719 to the WI office now and mark for “BOISE 2019”.  If you have paid your deposit of $419 Please send an additional $300 which is refundable until April 5. There will not be any mailed information so one person in each traveling group needs to have an email address. 

 
Walkabout International
Boise 2019
2650 Truxtun Rd, Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92106
 
Please call Stan Follis at 619.222.3447 or reply to this email, if you have any questions.

October 2015 our previous group walks along a road in Ketchum

The main event is the Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Sun Valley, an amazing collection of wool crafts; Peruvian, Scottish and Basque culture; and sheep dog herding competition. Please check the web site for information.   http://www.trailingofthesheep.org/