Guatemala: In the Path of the Snake Kingdom

Guatemala: In the Path of the Snake Kingdom

CALL | TBA
More than 1,500 years ago Maya rulers jockeyed for supremacy as they created immense city states. Mounting evidence now indicates that a single kingdom, called Snake (‘Kaan’), had a disproportionate influence, and newly-discovered texts affirm their royal power. Travel by chartered helicopter to El Mirador and La Corona, and by truck along jungle-shrouded tracks to Holmul where recent finds link this center with the Kaan family.

Spain and Morocco Tour: In the Path of Medieval Islam

Spain and Morocco Tour: In the Path of Medieval Islam

May 2 – 16, 2020 | Robin Vose
In 711, an army of Arabs and Berbers landed on the Iberian Peninsula, and over the next seven years, through diplomacy and warfare, they brought most of present-day Spain and Portugal under Islamic control. For more than 700 years, until the Christians retook the land in 1492 (reconquista), Muslim dynasties ruled al-Andalus, and during this time there was a blossoming of philosophy, arts and sciences.

Tour Egypt in Germany and Austria

Tour Egypt in Germany and Austria

Dates TBA | Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Led by renowned Egyptologist, Bob Brier, and Art Historian, Patricia Remler, travel from Hannover in northern Germany to Vienna in Austria, to visit each country’s great museums with outstanding Egyptology assemblages. And along the way, stroll through historic centers with some of the most stunning architecture in northern Europe: Hildesheim, Leipzig, Regensburg, Munich, Salzburg

Glorious Greece Tour

Glorious Greece Tour

September 7 – 21, 2019 | Judith M. Barringer
Journey through Greece viewing both the celebrated and more remote remains of the many civilizations that have passed across this land. Spend two days in Athens, travel through the Peloponnese Peninsula, and sail to two islands – Crete and Santorini.