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The History and Craft of Spying With Nigel West

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Program #19346RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Mark from Bloomington, IN Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 01/02/14 - 01/10/14
Nigel West is the name to drop if you want to impress people in the field of espionage. He is as entertaining in his delivery as he is well-informed. The timing of the program was great for catching the Christmas lights on Oxford and Regent Streets, not to mention the after-Christmas sales. Plenty of free time to explore London on your own, and to catch a West-End play or two, or three. The hotel is right next to Warren Street Tube station, and that's 15 minutes from where the plays are. The tour of Bletchley Park was sensational. I've wanted to go for years, and it was worth it. The program coordinator (Annette) was super; always there when you needed her.

Susan from Malta, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 01/02/14 - 01/10/14
If you have any interest in the world of Intelligence, this is program for you! Nigel West is certainly one of the world's most knowledgeable in this field and is an engaging presenter. The Bletchly Park excursion is not to be missed. The additional perspective provided by Giles Ramsey and the trip to the theater add depth to the week in London.

Judith from Abingdon, VA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 01/03/13 - 01/11/13
To live on the edge minute by minute, close to the actual horrifying drama of WW II and the spy era came alive for me with The History and Craft of Spying.

Fontaine from Carlisle, MA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 01/03/13 - 01/11/13
This program was amazing in its scope and content. It far exceeded my expectations.


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7 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
1 Performances

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