The F.A.R.M.S. June 1984 Tou to Guatemala and Southern Mexico was the finest Book of Mormon travel experience offered that year. The 1985 tour, departing June 17, for 16 days, will be even better. This unique tour focuses on those sites most likely occupied by Book of Mormon people. The itinerary is spectacular.
6/17 Oaxaca (Land of Moron)
6/18 Monte Alban, Mitla, Dainzu
6/19 Tapachula, Izapa, Antigua, Guatemala
6/20 Lake Amatitlan (Land of Shemlon)
6/21 Guatemala City, Kaminaljuyu (City of Nephi)
6/22 Lake Atitlan (Waters of Mormon)
6/23 Comitan (Manti, headwaters of River Sidon)
6/24 San Cristobal Las Casas
6/25 Tuxtla Gutierrez (land of Zarahemla)
6/26 Chiapa de Corzo, Grijalva River (River Sidon)
6/27 Palenque, Villahermosa
6/28 La Venta (City of Mulek), Lake Catemaco
6/29 Cerro Vigia (Hill Ramah/Cumorah), Puebla
6/30 Mexico City
7/1 Mexico City, Teotihuacan
This will be the first tour to take John Sorenson's An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon along as a handbook. Many other supplementary maps, slide presentations, and transcribed lectures will add color and interest. The knowledgeable hosts will be F.A.R.M.S. Manager Kirk Magleby and archaeologist Bruce Warren. Dr. Warren lived for several years in Southern Mexico. Kirk has traveled through this area over a dozen times.
A $200 deposit is now required to reserve your space on this exciting departure. Write F.A.R.M.S. or call Kirk or Shannon Magleby at (801) 756-4763 for further information. The deadline for reserving a place on this tour is May 15, 1985.
The Book of Mormon tour to Israel for 1985 has not carried. Watch for this one again in 1986.
F.A.R.M.S. has recently forged an agreement with the World Group, an LDS owned travel organization headquartered in Simi Valley, California. F.A.R.M.S. will supply them with credible Book of Mormon research information which, combined with their travel expertise, will create outstanding travel opportunities for people of all budget and interest levels. This is an exciting new development in Book of Mormon travel and learning experiences.
World Group is looking for tour directors. Anyone interested should contact Dean Christensen in St. George, UT, at 801-673-5885. Or, you can contact the World Group office at 800-635-4200 outside CA or 800-358-4200 inside CA.