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Dave Roberts to Speak at AMC, Nov. 14

Adventure traveler and documentary photographer David Roberts will make an audio-visual presentation entitled “A Journey Through France" to the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) on Tuesday, November 14 in Westport. 

The presentation will be at The Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880 (www.saugatuckchurch.org). Doors open, wine, appetizers, pasta dinner, salad and desserts from 6.30 pm, and presentation from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. AMC members and non-members are welcome to attend. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Participants are asked to bring along a dessert to share if they can. No reservations. Pay at door only. For more information and directions go to www.ct-amc.org or email Eleanor Sasso at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In this presentation, David will take us on a journey through France, one of the world's most beautiful and varied countries. Amongst many places, we will visit Normandy, the Loire Valley, Burgundy, The Dordogne, Gascony, beautiful Provence and the fashionable Riviera, the heights of the Alps, and, of course, Paris, one of the world's truly great capital cities.   

Stamford based David Roberts is a retired corporate executive and has previously presented on topics ranging from Climbing Kilimanjaro, Hiking to Everest Base Camp, South-West Africa, Ethiopia, Egypt, Mali, Rajasthan, South-East Asia, Bolivia, Syria and Jordan, Myanmar, the Galapagos Islands, Brazil, and the Arctic. He has traveled to around 70 countries and explored every continent, usually with hiking boots, and always with a camera. 

 

Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is America’s oldest conservation and recreation organization. With more than 100,000 members, advocates, and supporters in the Northeast and beyond, the nonprofit AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and stewardship of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region. The AMC supports natural resource conservation while encouraging responsible recreation, based on the philosophy that successful, long-term conservation depends upon first-hand enjoyment of the natural environment.

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