"We take a tour to somewhere in the world every year and this
was the best tour we have ever been on".
friends, upon returning from the Hopi / Navajo Tour
"We take tours all over the world and our Native American tour
ranks in the top 10 of anything we have done to date".
Group of CEO's' and members of the Young President's
Organization (YPO) on a corporate retreat with WST
"The areas to which we traveled seem to be very
important but I think they would not be included in a more
commercial tour (transport would be difficult)".
"The enthusiasm with which the Seminar leader
(Dr. Kitchin) and the guides, Walk Softly Tours, approached each
day’s experience was infectious and added to the whole
"The size of the group was excellent.
Not too small but not so big as to take away from the
focus of the tour".
"The stops were excellent for they conveyed the
importance of the Ancient Americans in our history as well as
their daily lifestyles, including questions that anthropologists
still seek answers".
"The geological history of that area was bold
and ever-present throughout the tour which added to the overall
guides’ descriptions of the areas as we drove through made the
travel an integral part of the seminar, including the
explanations of geology, as well as the more modern aspects of
mining in Globe and Superior".
"Monument Valley was spectacular. My childhood dream to walk
among the famous spots was fulfilled and I will never forget the
feeling of being “in the surreal” while walking through Antelope
"The cultural aspects of the trip,
as explained by Native Americans, truly brought us closer to
their lifestyle, both past and present.
I have a greater understanding and appreciation for the
native cultures of the Southwest after experiencing them first
hand. It was a thrill of a lifetime to be able to walk over the
same areas that the Ancient people toiled.
Walking among the ruins made the past come alive. Seeing,
and in some cases actually touching, the ancient pictographs and
petroglyphs was almost spiritual".
Allyn Kain, professor