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China by Train and Yangtze Riverboat

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Program #3588RJ
24 Days | 23 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Instructors

These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

China's Land and Peoples; Zhang Keyu

Zhang (John) Keyu grew up in a musical and artistic family close to Mandarin-speaking Beijing. A graduate of Shandong Commerce Institute, John majored in English while pursuing his interests in piano, calligraphy, tai chi and Chinese history. As a speaker of perfect English and Chinese, John’s groups enjoy Chinese conversation, up-to-date talks on Chinese history and current social policies, and personal lessons in tai chi. His wit and humor make him a favorite instructor.

China's Cultural History Yang Hongying

Professor Yang Hongying is an expert in the study of foreign language and linguistics at Xi'an International Studies University, where she leads courses in Chinese culture and international studies. She has received numerous teaching awards, and also has received advanced degrees in cultural heritage studies from the Institute of European Studies in Macau, and in education from the University of New South Wales in Australia. Yang has published numerous papers on museum text translations and international culture studies, and has given lectures on Chinese culture and heritage in China, Macau, and Singapore. She has worked with and taught Road Scholar groups for more than 10 years.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
22 nights of accommodations
60 meals: 22 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 19 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
31 Field trips
20 Hands-on experiences
7 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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