You are aware that, during the trip in which you are choosing to participate, you are subjecting yourself to certain risks including, but not limited to: forces of nature, infectious diseases, travel in remote areas and wilderness terrain, and transportation by air, train, automobile or other conveyance. You are aware that medical services and facilities may not be readily available throughout the duration of the trip and recognize that such risks may be present at any time during the trip. You are further aware that we act only as agent for the owners, contractors and suppliers providing means of transportation and/or all other related travel services and assume no responsibility howsoever caused for injury, loss, damage or death to person or property in connection with any service resulting directly or indirectly from: natural events, detention, annoyance, delays and expenses arising from quarantine, strike, theft, failure of any means of conveyance to arrive or depart as scheduled, civil disturbance, government restriction or regulation, discrepancies of change of transit or hotel services, over which we have no control. You understand that if any trip has to be delayed because of weather, road conditions, flight delays, cancellation of common carriers, sickness or other contingencies for which we cannot reasonably make provision, the cost of your delay and/or replacement is not included in the trip fees. All payments must be paid locally. In consideration of, and in part payment of, the right to participate in the trip, you will fully assume all risk of the above hazards and hereby release and discharge us and our agents from all actions, claims or demands resulting from your willing participation in the trip. You are aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between you and us and that you accept it of your own free will. This agreement shall serve as a release for you, your heirs, administrators, executors and for all members of your family including any minors accompanying you. Trip members grant Adventures Abroad express permission to take a photographic record of its trips for promotional and commercial use.