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SOUTH AFRICA / NAMIBIA / SAINT HELENA / CAPE VERDE / CANARY ISLANDS / MADEIRA / more

Adventures Afloat: Road Scholar World Academy Semester 2: Victoria Falls to the North Cape

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Blossom Hoag Dec 24, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Hi,
I would love to hear from others going on this trip. I was in touch with Donita, but she has had to cancel.
Blossom


Blossom Hoag Dec 01, 2014 at 05:19 PM

The beginning of the trip has had to be changed so that we now have only 1 day at Vitoria Falls and NO TIME in Cape Town to see anything. This is a real shame.


Blossom Hoag Nov 30, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Has anyone received the revised schedule for Johannesburg, VFs, and Cape Town? There was a scheduling glitch.

Also, I received a letter from RS saying that I needed a VISA for Zimbawai, but was told on the website that I did NOT need a VISA. Have others received the letter and applied?


Blossom Hoag Oct 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM

It should be an eye opener: What we will witness on our trip along Norway: In Norway, massive amounts of melt-water from streams and blue ice on mountains indicated that the ice fields and glaciers on central Norway's highest peaks were in full retreat, and exposed rock and ice that had not been seen for 6,000 years. On that note, recent studies also show that sea-level rise over the last century (20 centimeters) has been unmatched in 6,000 years. From:
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/26909-as-casualties-mount-scientists-say-global-warming-has-been-hugely-underestimated


Blossom Hoag Sep 13, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Who else is going on this trip, particularly from the Northeast?
Donita Peifer Sep 29, 2014 at 07:58 PM

Hey Blossom. I'm from the northeast & flying out of JFK
Donita Peifer Sep 29, 2014 at 07:59 PM

Hey Blossom. I'm from the northeast & flying out of JFK
Donita Peifer Sep 29, 2014 at 07:59 PM

Hey Blossom. I'm from the northeast & flying out of JFK
Donita Peifer Sep 29, 2014 at 08:00 PM

Hey Blossom. I'm from the northeast & flying out of JFK


Daniel Bosis Aug 11, 2014 at 10:16 AM

I am Navy Capt Dan Bosis Senior Md. I would like to be in contact with other members of my roads scholar program and get to know other people going on the program. If anyone is interested in exchanging contact information I would love to be in touch.
Donita Peifer Nov 19, 2014 at 06:14 PM

Hey Daniel. Are you flying out of JFK?


Carol Gotay Jul 04, 2014 at 07:14 PM

Solo 73 year old upbeat professional lady seeking roommate for this or one of the other Grand Ocean Voyages for 2015. It would be great to hear from anyone interested. Thanks, Carol G.
Blossom Hoag Jul 19, 2014 at 01:36 PM

I am Blossom Hoag, from MA, 70 ayear old nd looking for a roommate. I get up once or twice a night, but am pretty all around after that. I enjoy traveling--of course, my family, and bridge and am a Sierra Club member. Where are you from? , etc? Your interests?


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