In 2017, Zegrahm will be visiting 90 amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites in over 30 countries! The United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the UN that maintains a list of important natural or histroical sites, whose preservation and safe-keeping are deemed important for the world community.
Zegrahm Field Leader Gary Wintz is what you might call a cultural conduit between East and West. For most of the past 35 years, Gary has been traveling outside the United States researching, writing, photographing, and lecturing about distant lands and cultures.
Zegrahm began offering our Burma & Laos trip about ten years ago, with the belief that we could do more to help the people of Burma by traveling to their country than by not going at all. We have always hoped that if we could get to Aung San Suu Kyi's ear, that she would reach the same conclusion.
Our visit to Burma and Laos was a great success. Pleasant memories of the trip remain fresh and vivid—the luxury and surprise of Afternoon Tea at the Strand Hotel; the joyful spirit of the people at the Shwedagon; the peacefulness, relaxation, and enthusiastic service of the Pandaw voyage; sunset and horse cart ride amidst the stupas of Pagan; and the incredible and unique Inle Lake.
Our expedition to Burma and Laos via the Golden Triangle of Thailand is always a big hit among our well-traveled clients. They love the people first of all, but also the rich cultural history, as well as the amazing scenery and unique natural surprises all along the way.