More than 200 tons of dirt will be dumped onto the streets of Old Sacramento as the annual Gold Rush Days festival "turns back the clock," transforming Sacramento's historic district into a scene straight out of the 1850s. Costumed re-enactors, Wild West gun fights, musicians playing period instruments, and many aspects of life during the Gold Rush will be highlighted during the four-day event, August 31-September 3. Only horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are allowed in the National Landmark District and State Historic Park during the festivities!
World Nomads is seeking applicants for a Video Documentary Scholarship, which offers one college student a one-week trip to Kenya where s/he will work with a professional filmmaker to create a video documentary on the theme of community project travel. The winner will also receive a travel video pack from Lonely Planet, which includes a Sony HDR-HC5 video camera.
The Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International USA is looking for experienced travelers to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about budget travel and hostelling with others. If you enjoy talking about travel and have used hostels here in the United States or internationally, we need you!