& Culture: March
is wonderfully different than trips of past years, and
includes a delightful final evening at Historic Hotel La
Posada, Mary Jane Colter's 1930's Fred Harvey
Hopi Arts & Culture
2015 is produced for
Group Comforts Reserving
friendly group is limited to just 19 guests. Enjoy our spacious
only two people per wide three-person seat in the three brand new vans. Now everyone
can savor Arizona's scenic vistas from their own window
seat. Come and enjoy!
program was previously available in 20013
Walpi, Arizona by T.J. Youvella, Coyote Clan of
Polacca, Arizona ©1997
in your mind soaring scarlet mesas, crowned by multi-story
adobe villages. The sky & clouds go on forever in a classic
Feast your eyes on the blue red and yellow corn,
grown in traditional gardens
scraped from the dry earth. And on Hopi silver.
Do the names Old Oraibi, Second Mesa,
Hotevilla, Shongopavi and Keams Canyon conjure other images of dancing
katsinas, pottery the colors of the earth and traditional Hopi overlaid silver with bold
designs in black?
for this enjoyable four-day journey to the Hopi Mesas
in northern Arizona with Mark Bahti,
author, scholar and second-generation Native American art dealer (Bahti's
Indian Arts in Tucson, Arizona and Santa Fe, New Mexico. http://www.bahti.com
in your mind
soaring, scarlet mesas crowned by
ancient multi-story adobe villages. Listen to the wind rustling
through the rows of blue, red and yellow corn that grows in
traditional gardens scraped from the dry earth. Do the names Old
Oraibi, Hotevilla, Shongopavi and Walpi conjure up images of
dancing katsinas, pottery the colors of the earth and overlay
silver with stark designs in black?
you ready to venture back in time to this storied and beautiful
this return visit to the mesas of the Colorado Plateau in Northern
Arizona, we are once again joined by noted author, scholar, and
second-generation Indian art dealer Mark Bahti. Enjoy
our first night at the comfortable new Moenkopi Inn, followed
with two nights at the Hopi Cultural Center hotel, and
topped off with a delicious night at the incomparable historic La
Posada in Winslow, Arizona.
Limited to just 19 participants, cost of this personalized
learning vacation includes very scenic round-trip travel from
Tucson in comfortable new passenger vans (savor the comfort of
just two people per wide bench seat, everyone has a window view!),
pleasant accommodations, several meals (3Breakfasts,2Lunches) and
fascinating experiences to last a lifetime.
$ tba per person
double occupancy. Private room is $ tba additional.
by Piet and Mary Van de Mark of Baja’s Frontier Tours.
enthusiasm for Indian arts, history
and culture is deep and contagious! As he grew up in Tucson, Mark
traveled the Southwest frequently with his father, Tom Bahti, from
whom he learned the business. Mark will share his passion as we
journey through scenic Arizona. Noted Indian arts dealer, scholar
and prolific author, Mark's affable knowledge makes this trip one
of life's memorable learning experience for those intrigued by
Southwest Indian arts, history and culture.
Piet & Mary
Van de Mark
are life members of Native Seeds/SEARCH. Piet founded Baja’s
Frontier Tours in Tucson in 1966. Before joining BFT
full-time, Mary directed the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's study
tours for 14 years. Piet & Mary offer Personalized Natural
and Cultural History learning vacations in the peninsula of
Baja California and other selected spots in the American
Call Mary &
Piet Van de Mark directly at Baja's Frontier Tours
(Tucson, Arizona) 520-887-2340
$2795 per person, double occupancy
Limited to 19 guests - Reserving Now
Travel and Trip Cancellation Insurance is included.
We are pleased to
bring you excellent comfort and enjoyment on this program.
Parts of Hopi
remote and cannot be visited, let alone fully appreciated, by motor coach.
We choose very comfortable new passenger vans, and limit the
participation so that only two guests will occupy each 3-person seat.
Everyone will enjoy
window seat views and spacious comfort.
This group is
limited to just 19 guests.
& Piet Van de Mark by phone:
Arts & Culture,
a custom program
for your group?
This is a
wonderful custom trip for your club, group,
institution or extended family and friends. Always personally escorted by Piet
Van de Mark. Please plan as far in advance
as possible; one or more years is most welcome. Call, write or email us to discuss options. (530)
887-2340 in Tucson, Arizona.
by James Swann
Frontier Tours LLC,
Tucson, Arizona 2000, 2007,2012 & 2014
June 19, 2014