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					                                                • Love Untours?                       • Don’t need the transport                                   37
                                                • Just want the perfect                 and support of an Untour?
                                                  place this time?                    • Just have a week to spend?

                                                      Try Untours’
                                                The RIGHT Vacation Rental
                                                             The Untours travel philosophy:
                                                                    • good value
                                                                    • honest information
                                                                    • no tourist traps
                                                     guides us in choosing great properties like these:




                                    Santorini, Greece:                     Crete, Greece:
                                    Your hot tub                           The best of both
                                    perched for a                          worlds – modern
                                    perfect view of                        comforts amidst
                                    the sunset                             the wonders of an
                                                                           ancient world



                                                                                                                        Barcelona, Spain:
 Dordogne,                                                                                                              An elegant flat, over-
 Southwest France:                                                                                                      looking the harbor,
 A fairy-tale cottage                                                                                                   only steps away from
 tucked among                                                                                                           Barcelona’s amazing
 magnificent                                                                                                            art, shopping, and
 châteaux                                                                                                               culture


Check out these properties at www.therightvacationrental.com/catalog.html
Our locations:                                    How to choose between The RIGHT Vacation Rental
Croatia: Dubrovnik, the island                      and a classic Untour with all the trimmings:
of Hvar, and Trogir                                                                                    The RIGHT           A classic Untour with
                                                                                                      Vacation Rental       all the trimmings
Denmark: Copenhagen
                                    Direct communication with your host via email any time
France: Corsica, Dordogne,          prior to departure                                                      x
Normandy (Brittany coming soon!)    One-week rentals available                                              x
Greece: Corfu, Crete, Santorini     Mix-and-match locations—one week here and one week there                x
Italy: The Amalfi Coast, Ferrara,   Carefully selected properties meeting the highest standards             x                        x
Ischia, Le Marche, Sardinia         of Untours
                                    Access to a website with detailed information about the                 x                        x
Poland: Krakow                      property and region
Portugal: Sintra                    Unequalled experience with European vacation rentals                    x                        x
                                    since 1975
Slovenia: Ljubljana
                                    Escort from the airport, on-site orientation,                                                    x
Spain: Barcelona and Madrid         access to on-site staff,one-stop shopping for air
                                    and ground transportation
UK: (England, London, Scotland,
Wales) and Ireland                  Telephone access to experienced staff to discuss vacation plans                                  x
                                    Speak with someone on the phone who has seen the property                                        x


          Shrink the world in one life-changing trip! www.therightvacationrental.com
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              See more of
     Europe
      A ride up the Eiffel Tower in Paris and a
                                                                         with    Untours
                                                                                 Samplers!
      promenade along the canals in Venice…
      on the same Untour? Why not? With Untours
      Samplers, you get the best of different worlds—                      2007 Untours Samplers
      comfortable apartments, experienced staff, and
      air and ground transportation—in multiple                                   German Rhine-Bavarian Castle
                                                                                            Paris-Alsace
      Untours locations! And NEW for 2007, we are                                          Paris-Budapest
      offering the Swiss Heartland-Swiss Ticino Sampler,                                    Paris-Prague
      the Swiss Ticino-Venice Sampler, the Umbria-                                          Paris-Rome
      Rome Sampler, and the Umbria-Venice Sampler!                                          Paris-Venice
                                                                                            Paris-Vienna
                                                                                          Prague-Budapest
      Untours samplers INCLUDE:                                                      Prague-Budapest-Vienna
                                                                                           Prague-Vienna
      • Airfare from New York (add-on fares available                                       Rome-Venice
       from other cities at an additional cost)                                           Salzburg-Vienna
                                                                                Swiss Heartland-Swiss Ticino NEW!
      • Ground transportation in all locations                                       Swiss Ticino-Venice NEW!
       (car or rail)                                                                   Umbria-Rome NEW!
                                                                                       Umbria-Venice NEW!
      • On-site staff support*
                                                                         With the exception of the Prague-Budapest-Vienna
      • Transportation between Untours locations**                       Sampler, the Umbria-Rome Sampler, and the
                                                                         Umbria-Venice Sampler, all other Untours Samplers
      *Orientation and/or group activity part of a 2-week                can be done in any order: e.g., Paris-Alsace or
      Untour may not be offered for select Samplers.                     Alsace-Paris.
      **Ground Only Untours Samplers may or may not
      include transportation between locations.
      For dates and prices, please refer to pages 44-46.
                                                                             Paris + Venice
     Swiss Heartland + Swiss Ticino                                           Sampler
                   Sampler




                               Photos above courtesy of swiss-image.ch


                          1.888.868.6871 • Untours 2007 • www.untours.com
                                                                                                  The Untours Foundation*                                                                                                                      39


                      *We changed our name from “The Idyll Development Foundation,” selecting a name that connects us directly with the business that funds us.

                     Our foundation provides low-interest loans to projects that offer models for a better world. We stay in close contact with
                     the projects we support, often through on-site visits. Last July, we invited several foundation donors to join Hal Taussig,
                      co-founder and president of the foundation and Untours, on his visit to meet the Intertribal Council of the Rosebud
                     Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The Council owns 51 percent of NativeEnergy, a clean energy company with plans to
                                                     build a “wind ranch” on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.



                                                                                                                                                                                     Reflections on travels with




                                                                                                                                      Photo courtesy of NativeWind.org
                                                                                                                                                                                      the Untours Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                         When Elizabeth Killough of the Untours Foundation invited us,
                                                                                                                                                                         as foundation donors, to join Hal Taussig and Mary LeFever on
                                         Photo courtesy of NativeWind.org




                                                                                                                                                                         a visit to the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, we said yes immedi-
                                                                                                                                                                         ately. We were sure it would be an adventure. But it turned out
                                                                                                                                                                         to be more than that; it became our journey into what the
                                                                               Hal accepts—and wears!—                                                                   members of the tribe refer to as a “fourth world country.”
                                                                             a gorgeous quilt on behalf of                                                                    Foundation loans have supported a number of projects,
                                                                            his wife, Norma, from Sandra                                                                 including a reservation wind turbine and a tribal energy pilot
                                                                                  Black Bear (right).                                                                    project now ready to move into the demonstration phase of
   Hal at “Little Soldier,”                                                                                                                                              a five-part process. That’s what we were going to see.
    the wind turbine.                                                                                                                                                         We found that the stories we have all heard—those of
                                                                                                                                                                         grinding poverty, broken promises, cynicism, oppression, and
                                                                                                                                                                         profound disappointment— are all true. But even in the face
                                                                                                                                                                         of government betrayal, Indians remain fiercely patriotic.
                                                                                                                                                                         Despite the fact that until 1978, Indians were denied the
                                                                                                   Photo courtesy of NativeWind.org




                                                                                                                                                                         right to practice their spirituality, they remain spiritual people.
                                                                                                                                                                         And they continue to hope for the economic and cultural
                                                                                                                                                                         revitalization of tribal communities—a revitalization that wind
                                                                                                                                                                         power offers. They hope also that native peoples can, with
                                                                                                                                                                         renewed pride, contribute significantly to filling the energy
                                                                                                                                                                         needs of one-third of our nation in a way that is not
                                                                                                                                                                         destructive to Grandmother Earth.
             Left to right: Mary LeFever, foundation donor                                                                                                                    We left the reservation understanding that this wind
            and board member, Ron Niess of the tribal utility                                                                                                            turbine is a technological totem to the Indians, one they have
           commission, Sharon DePue, Hal, and Rod DePue.                                                                                                                 named Alex “Little Soldier” Lunderman after a beloved leader,
                                                                                                                                                                         and one that we have claimed as our totem as well.
                                                                                       Left to right: Pat
                                                                                       Spears, President                                                                 Rod & Sharon DePue, Untourists & foundation donors
                                                                                       of the Intertribal                                                                Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Photo by Rod DePue




                                                                                       Council, Bob Gough,
                                                                                       attorney for the
                                                                                       Council and
                                                                                       intrepid host of this
                                                                                       “Untour,” and Hal.


                        For more information or to make a donation, please visit: www.untoursfoundation.org

                               Go see. Go do. Go BE! We’re right there with you! Call 1.888.868.6871

				
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