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Deborah Hayman

As a Traveler Success Manager, I'm here to help travel specialists and travelers create and enjoy unforgettable travel experiences.

I am an adventurer by nature, I love experiencing different cultures, music, art, and ways of living. I also appreciate finding and taking in the incredible beauty, diversity, and frankly, weirdness of all that is humanity and the natural world. I enjoy creating custom travel itineraries for myself and others - for me, the research and planning is half the fun.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I focus primarily on destinations in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America. I have an array of experience in travel, ranging from trekking and backpacking to luxury adventures. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"I started my career in travel as a tour guide in San Diego, California. Since then, I've continued my personal adventures, and have helped travelers with their journeys throughout the world. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"I will never forget reaching the summit of a 16,035 ft. mountain in Peru. While on the Santa Cruz trek, my companions and I decided to take an alternate, much less traveled route over a mountain of talus. When we finally reached the peak, were were all exhausted, but the view was one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. We were treated to a sweeping panorama featuring the snow-capped Andes, and a collection of blue-green glacier-fed lagoons below. I felt an overwhelming sense of awe, and, in that moment, as cliche as it may sound, I felt like I was part of something much much greater than myself. "