STEPHEN BERNIER Driver/Logistics
Stephen is a second generation tour operator. He has organized and produced tours of the American southwest and Mexico since 1993 for the University of Arizona Elderhostel Program, Arizona Historical Society, Tohono Chul Park and the Heard Museum Guild, as well as various other museums and Universities. Stephen is also a volunteer naturalist with Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists.
GREG SCOTT Cultural Historian
After completing his degree and graduate work at the University of Arizona, Greg began a 30+ year career as a bilingual educator and is the current president of the Arizona Historical Society southern Arizona Chapter. He is a lifelong musician and has performed traditional music throughout the West. Recently retired, he stays busy writing, lecturing for the Arizona Humanities Council and performing. He has traveled extensively in Mexico and Central America and is very passionate about sharing all he knows about the regions he’s experienced.
STEPHANIE MEYER Biologist/Cultural Interpreter
Stephanie moved to Alamos with the intention of helping fellow ecologists and botanists with work in the dry tropical forests. What was supposed to be a one year sojurn has now become over 27 years of living in Alamos.
PRE-TRIP DOCUMENTS: The confirmation of pick-up times and location, pertinent trip information including packing suggestions, any major updates to any tour components as well as participating hotel numbers will be mailed in a pre-trip information packet approximately 21 days prior to the trip departure.
DEPARTURE INFO: The Motorcoach will begin loading at 7:00 am at THS parking lot. Departure time is 7:30 am. If you are running late, please call 520-250-3266 and advise Stephen of your delay.
MEXICO TRAVEL: Guests must have a valid passport. This tour is set up as an adventure for you to enjoy Mexico. Clients will be best served if this tour is viewed as an adventure and understand that traveling in Mexico brings certain logistical considerations that are different from traveling in the U.S. Those who have experienced Mexico’s colorful culture, rich history, wonderful cuisine and warm hospitality, understand that is part of the charm of Mexico.
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL: The activity level for this tour should be considered moderate. There will be a few situations where walking unassisted over uneven terrain will be required.