Treks and Travels
Monthly, 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Rosedale Community Hall, 901-11 Avenue NW (free street parking is available in the evenings). Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members. Guests are welcome. No registration required.
Come for an evening of discovery and discussion in an informal and intimate setting! CALL members are an adventurous group and are interested in hearing about active and interesting global pursuits. Each month we will have an interactive presentation from a different presenter.
We are looking for more CALL adventurers–CALL members and others– to come forward to stimulate and inspire us with accounts of their treks and travels. If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.
- Thursday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., A Photographer’s Journey to Malaysia
In August 2012, Len and Pat Cyca travelled to Malaysia to vacation and visit with their son and his family who moved there earlier in the year. Len, a photographer, will present images from their stay in Kuala Lumpur, the Federal Capital and largest city in Malaysia, as well as from Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and from the Cameron Highlands tea plantations.
- Thursday, June 20, 7:30 p.m., A Journey through Pakistan
Richard King will share stories and pictures of his recent travels to Pakistan. This six week journey included treks into the base camps of several Himalayan giants including K2 the world’s second highest mountain, hikes in the Shangri La like landscapes of Hunza, a visit to the city of Islamabad and cultural encounters with the people in various parts of this safe, friendly, fascinating country.
Richard is a new member of CALL. He is a native born Calgarian and taught school with the Calgary Board of Education for thirty-two years. He is married with two daughters and three grand-children all living in Calgary. Since his retirement as Principal of Rosedale School in 1996, Richard has indulged his passion for adventure travel to various third world countries.