What People Say

About Peter’s recent Road Scholar cruises and lectures:

Best Guide Ever

Best tour guide ever. Really loves what he does. He made this cruise wonderful.
~Road Scholar traveler


Excellent tour guide who is interested in many things and loves sharing his knowledge.
~Road Scholar traveler

Energy and Enthusiasm

Peter has very important leadership talents in adapting to physical limitations and bringing a group together. I enjoyed his company tremendously and would register for another trip with him.
~Road Scholar traveler

A Delight

A delight to listen to with his clear diction and use of the English and Spanish language. He took care of us with warmth and respect. I would gladly go on another adventure with Peter.
~Road Scholar traveler

#1 Favorite

Of 9 things I liked best on the cruise, #1 was our study leader Peter Alden. Peter’s relationship with each in-country docent was excellent.
~Road Scholar traveler

The Best

The best. Never met anyone with such a wide range of experiences. His ense of humor and broad knowledge added immensely to the cruise. This was one of the best experiences I have had with Road Scholar.
~Road Scholar traveler

Very Learned

Very learned. Fun to be with. Lectures interesting and always well attended. Excellent in all respects.
~Road Scholar traveler


Outstanding leader. We certainly hope to travel with him again.
~Road Scholar traveler


informative AND entertaining

Wonderful presentation; informative AND entertaining.

~ Linnaean Society of New York

Fun, Stirring…

Fun, stirring, fascinating, delightful, great!

~ Brookhaven of Lexington, MA

Wonderful Lecture

Wonderful lecture, informative and fun; your slides were beautiful

~ Somerset Club 


Superb talk, thank you for your passion about the issue

~ Audubon Society of New Hampshire

Makes Me Want to Do Something

Peter Alden’s presentation made me look at my surroundings in a different way; he makes me want to get out and do something about invasive plants

~ Redding Connecticut Pilot

An Eye Opener

We so enjoyed your talk; what an eye opener; looking forward to your next visit.Your talk was fantastic.

~ Marion Massachusetts Garden Club

Informative and Amusing

Truly a great presentation, lots of comments all to the good. Informative and amusing talk; highest attendance in a decade.

 ~ Conantum Garden Club 


Great lecture last evening

~ Newton Conservators