Tours

12 days/11 nights, April 7-19 & April 24-May 5, 2008. Payment due Feb. 2.

Highlights: From London, drive through Berkshire, visit Manor House at Upton Grey/Bowood House & Garden/Salisbury Cathedral/in Cornwall, visit gardens at Endsleigh, Trebah, Glendurgan, Trevarno, Pine Lodge/ Eden Project/optional day trip to Scilly Isles and Tresco Abbey gardens/in Devonshire, fishing villages, Docton Mill Garden, Italian fantasy garden at Tapeley Park/Forde Abbey/Cerne Abbas Giant/Sir...

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9-day/8-night tour of the architect’s works in FRANCE and SWITZERLAND, May 8-19, 2008.

Highlights: London to Paris by train; in Paris, Fondation Le Corbusier, Maison Cook/Cubist villa Stein/in Besançon, Cité du Refuge (the Salavation Army hostel), Cité Universitaire hall of residence/Nôtre-Dame-du-Haunt chapel at Ronchamp/Corbusier’s birthplace, La Chaux-de-Fonds, SWITZERLAND/his first commission, Villa Fallet/Corbusier archive/in Lyon, France, La Saline Royale, Lyon opera house/...

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14 days/13 nights in MOROCCO, June 1-15, 2008.

Highlights: Casablanca to Fes by train/any of 19 concerts of music inspired by the world’s great faiths by artists from Ireland, Russia, Afghanistan, USA, Portugal, more/attend classes to learn zikr, the Sufi chant/experience a hammam (steam bath)/Roman city of Volubilis/Palace at Meknes/Moulay Idris, cradle of Moroccan Sufism/Marrakech/fortified city of Essaouira/in Casablanca, Hassam II mosque.

Land only, $2,475. Single...

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15-day/13-night tour of BURMA, Oct. 10-24, 2008.

Highlights: In Yangon, city tour, Shwedagon Pagoda/fly to Heho, drive into Shan hills to Inle Lake and take longtail motorboat to hotel/see leg rowers, floating islands, gardens/“jumping cats monastery”/8,094 images of the Buddha in Pindaya Caves/hill tribe people (Pa-O, Shan, Intha, Palaung) at Mine Thauth market/silk-weaving village/Phaung Daw OO Pagoda Festival/fly to Mandalay for temple visit, artists’ workshops/marble carving and...

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13 days/11 nights in PERU and BOLIVIA.

Highlights: In Lima, PERU, walking tour, Herrera Museum/Ica, wine capital of Peru/fly over Nazca Lines/cruise to Ballestas islands for sea lions, penguins, boobies/fly to Cuzco/Pisac market day/train to Urubamba Valley/Machu Picchu/at Cuzco, Incan sites of Puca Pucara, “House of the Sun”/from Puno, hydrofoil to Huatajata, BOLIVIA/Kallawaya medicine doctor museum, Tiwanaku ruins/La Paz for Museum of Archeology, witch doctor market.

Land and...

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7-day/6-night walking tour of 2,000 years of Parisian architecture, hosted by author Rachel Kaplan (“Little-Known Museums In and Around Paris”) and architectural historian Arthur Gillette, Sept. 10-17 and Oct. 23-30, ’04.

Among highlights: Gallo-Roman baths, gladiatorial arenas/Art Nouveau district of Hector Guimard/Modernist buildings of Le Corbusier and Mallet-Stevens/buildings designed by Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel, Christian Potzemparc, Philippe Starck and Renzo Piano/meetings with...

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4-day/3-night tour in southern GERMANY includes 2-day “test drive” of a Porsche 911 or Boxster S (two people per car). Departures August-October ’04.

Tour begins and ends with free days in Stuttgart. On days two and three, drive a high-performance Porsche to country towns, through the Black Forest and on the Autobahn. A travel host accompanies the self-drive group. Meet for gourmet meals and three nights in fine hotels, including the Schlosshotel Bühlerhöhe Hotel resort near Baden-...

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30-year art teacher and acclaimed artist Jon Neuse leads this workshop, Oct. 16-24, ’04.

Five days’ painting (in your medium of choice) in Segovia and Avila plus visits to Madrid’s Centro de Arte Reina Sofia National Museum (home of Picasso’s “Guernica”) and the Museo de Picasso in Buitrago del Lozoya. $2,595, land only.

Hellenic Adventures, Inc., 2940 Harriet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55408-2237; phone 800/851-6349 or visit www.hellenicadventures.com.