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Adventures Afloat: Istanbul, Budapest and the Lands of the Danube: A Journey by River

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14 Days | 13 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Michael from Chapel Hill, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/09/15
This program is a wonderful way to learn about the Balkans and, in between, to visit two amazing cities--Budapest and Istanbul. The experience is multifaceted. I heard new ideas, saw amazing architecture, sampled new wines and cuisines, and interacted with interesting folks both from the group and from the places we visited. The program was a wonderful combination of opportunities to learn and opportunities to relax.

Laura from Roswell, GA Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/09/15
A wonderful learning and personal experience! We enjoyed every active minute, made new friends, and were pampered by our shipboard experience. Everything, including tours, guides, transportation and accommodations exceeded our expectations.

Leslie from Sebastopol, CA Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 05/03/14 - 05/16/14
We had a great time as usual with RS programs.

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"Istanbul sunset from Armada Hotel terrace" Uploaded By: Teresa
"Istanbul sunset from Armada Hotel terrace" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Istanbul sunrise from Armada Hotel terrace" Uploaded By: Teresa

"15th Century Selimiye Mosque, Edirne, Turkey" Uploaded By: Teresa

"2nd Century Roman Theater, Plovdiv, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Trimontium Princess Hotel, Plovdiv, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Koulata Ethnographic Complex, Kazalak, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Old market in Samovodska Street, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Village Museum, Bucharest, Romania" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Baba Vida Fortress, Vidin, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Belogradchik Rocks, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"14th Century City Wall, Vidin, Bulgaria" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Exiting Danube River lock" Uploaded By: Teresa

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"Danube River's "Iron Gate"" Uploaded By: Teresa

"Belgrade's Bohemian district -- Skadarlija" Uploaded By: Teresa

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"Zsolnay Museum (Ceramics), Pecs, Hungary" Uploaded By: Teresa

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12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
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