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2017-2018 Officers:

W. Todd Wipke
Phone (831) 459-2397

Albert Smith

Margaret (Greta) Gibson
Phone: (831) 426-5352

W. Todd Wipke
Representative to CUCEA
(Council of UC Emeriti Associations)
Phone: (831) 332-1360

Roger Anderson
Past Chair of CUCEA
Phone: (831) 426-0522

Dominic Massaro
Past President
Phone (831) 459-5084

W. Todd Wipke
Phone (831) 459-2397

UC Retiree Tours 2009 The Council of University of California Retirees Associations has planned four trips for retirees, and we are invited to travel with them. Exciting travel opportunities await UC Retirees, along with their families and friends. The UC Retiree Travel Group is offering something for everyone! Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries Escape the winter blues by heading to Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries February 11, 2009. You will have 13 days to enjoy a voyage through the Andes to Machu Picchu aboard the Vistadome train. Meet and learn about the lifestyle of the indigenous Indians of the floating islands of the Uros people on Lake Titicaca, and spend two nights in the Paracas National Reserve, Peru’s only coastal wildlife sanctuary. Cost: $3,799 Tour No. 318961 Springtime Tulip River Cruise For a more serene vacation, start planning now for our 9-day Springtime Tulip River Cruise commencing May 1, 2009. You unpack once for a relaxing river cruise on the waterways of Holland and Belgium. During your journey you will be able to admire Holland’s windmills of Kinderdijk as well as explore the historic cities of Arnhern, Ghent and medieval Bruges. Cost: Approx. $3,300–$3,500 [tbd] Tour No. 318974 Trains of the Colorado Rockies Want to stay close to home, but still experience a unique adventure? We have the trip for you! Trains of the Colorado Rockies are calling to you for summer fun starting July 25, 2009. Journey on the world’s highest cog railroad to Pike’s Peak; visit Estes Park, famous for its Stanley Hotel; and board the Georgetown Loop Railroad for traveling to and touring the picturesque Alpine village of Vail. Denver, Boulder, Georgetown, Grand Junction, Silverton and Durango are just a few of the exciting stops you will be making during this 9-day excursion. Cost: $2,299 Tour No. 318997 Shades of Ireland No better way to end your summer than by enjoying the Shades of Ireland for 10 marvelous days. Beginning September 9, 2009, you will experience the Emerald Isle’s green hills, warm people, stately castles and rollicking fun. You will be visiting Limerick, Killarney, Dublin, Galway and many more sites where you will be able to enjoy Ireland’s natural beauty, turbulent history and hospitable culture. Cost: $3,169 Tour No. 319009 The cost for all tours is per person, double occupancy and includes round-trip airfare from LAX. To obtain more information and/or order a brochure for any of these tours, please contact Collette Vacations, Group Sales Representative, Michaela, at (877) 760-7653. Mention the tour number and that you are a University of California retiree. Remember, these tours are not just for UC retirees. Feel free to invite your family and friends to join you or they are welcome to make their own travel plans for any of these UC tours. Last updated 5/21/09