Speaking this month we have:
Jonny Bealby – The Silk Road.
As a writer and traveller Jonny Bealby has visited more than 90 countries and, in addition to his books, has had articles featured in a variety of publications including the Daily Telegraph, The Times, Observer, Daily Mail, Elle, Traveller and Wanderlust. He has lectured to the Royal Geographical Society on a number of occasions in both London and Hong Kong.
In 2002 he took his small sole-trader business, called Wild Frontiers (named after Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier), and expanded. Taking the same approach to trips that served them so well in Pakistan – namely, ‘off the beaten track-meet the locals-get beneath the surface’ kind of tourism – the business exploded. In 2002 Wild Frontiers took 19 clients to 2 destinations; in 2015 they took 1600 clients to 50 destinations.
- Jacqui Trotter – Georgia.
London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.
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There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.
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