Stuart Travel Guide
Special booking: Escorted clients on a pilgrimage to the Gujarati holy site of Palitana, in northwestern India. They climbed 4,000 steps to the temples and participated in the aartis (prayer ceremonies).
Bring flippers and a mask; The exposed reefs poke up at low tide, forming a tublike enclosure tailor-made for snorkeling.
Years as agent: 13. Specialties: Costa Rica, Soft adventure. Consulting fee: None.
Insider clout: Johnston sends clients to the Antisana Reserve, in central Ecuador, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: seeing condors in the wild. Years as agent: 16. Specialties: Ecuador, Kenya. Consulting Fee: None.