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Upcoming Archaeological & Cultural Tours
April 25 – May 9, 2022 and April 26 – May 10, 2023 | Jennifer Tobin
Join only eight others on a 15-day odyssey including eight days onboard a private yacht. Explore the dazzling remains of former civilizations, fascinating crusader’s castles, and remote fishing villages. Enjoy the leisure time to hike, swim in the crystal-clear water of the Eastern Mediterranean or simply snooze on deck. And during the voyage, enjoy informal talks on the culture, archaeology, and history of Turkey. Each day presents a new discovery!
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.
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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...
By Jennifer Tobin, Study Leader I’m an early riser so my day begins at dawn. I put on a bathing suit under my sundress and leave my small wooden cabin, climbing the stairs to emerge on deck. Long cushions occupy the stern of the boat and I snuggle into some pillows...