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Upcoming Archaeological & Cultural Tours
June 2 – 16, 2023 | James Bruhn
Travel through the Welsh and English countryside to view the remnants of prehistoric, Roman, medieval and industrial sites. Explore the World’s largest prehistoric copper mine, Great Orme; Segontium Roman Fort; medieval St. Davids Bishop’s Palace and Cathedral; and the Castles and Town Walls of Edward I at Caernarfon, Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech, all UNESCO sites.
September 22 – October 1, 2022 | Timothy Pauketat
Tour the great ancient mounds of the central USA. This unusual ten-day tour travels from the UNESCO site of Poverty Point in Louisiana to the UNESCO site of Cahokia in Illinois, and on to the Newark Earthworks and Great Serpent Mound in Ohio. Along the way, learn about the art and religious beliefs of these mystifying cultures.
July 8 – 22, 2022 | Brian Buchanan
From the battlefield at Culloden to Linlithgow Palace, home of the Stewart kings. From the finely decorated 15th century Rosslyn Chapel to the Orkney Islands Stone Age sites of Maeshowe, Stenness Stones, Ness of Brodgar, and Skara Brae. Experience the taste of fine whisky and join the fun at the Tomintoul Highland Games, the oldest in Scotland.
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October 23 – November 5, 2022 | Gary Rollefson
Tour Jordan and explore the Roman splendor of Jerash, the wild beauty of Wadi Rum, impressive crusader castles, the elegant Umayyad palaces scattered in the eastern desert, and the unique majesty of Petra, the marvelous repository of Nabataean culture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way gain an understanding and appreciation of the country and its compelling history.
Karahantepe, along with world-famous Göbekli Tepe, is part of a cluster of Neolithic settlements spread over 125 miles of southeastern Turkey between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The monumental structures carved out of the bedrock contain T-shaped pillars and...
Photo: Example of a Sicán funerary mask painted red. (The Met Museum) Ancient Golden Mask From 1,000 Years Ago Hides a Gruesome, Bloody Secret By Tessa Koumoundouros (link to full article -...
Let us create a memorable custom tour that will satisfy your wanderlust! Haven’t you always wanted to plan a special trip with your family, a close group of friends, “just the two of you”, or perhaps you have longed for a solo trip? Isn’t 2016 the year to take your...
By Heather Stoeckley “To have seen Italy without seeing Sicily is to not have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything.” These words from the poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe (who traveled to Sicily 1786-1788) have been the playing in the back of head since...
By Heather Stoeckley Mexico City is bursting with color! From the purple-blooming Jacaranda trees that line Reforma Avenue, to the yellow and orange dome that tops Palacio de Bellas Artes, everywhere you turn you are acutely aware of how this place epitomizes sun and...