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Mysteries of the Deep, Snapshots in History, and Roots of North American Fiddlin'

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6 Days | 5 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.

Mysteries of the Deep: Tragedy, Disasters and War
Explore the watery graveyard that is home to many unexplained disasters. Discuss tragedies that could have been avoided and positive changes that have resulted. Examine the Titanic, H.L. Hunley, Lusitania and more.

Pensacola Naval Air Museum, Ft. Morgan, Mobile Bay
Explore artifacts and 140 restored aircraft on a field trip to the Navy museum. At Fort Morgan, learn about its role in the War of 1812, WWI and WWII. Discover the history of Mobile Bay and Spanish, French and British explorations with a local expert.

Roots of American Fiddlin' & Regional Styles
Follow fiddle music from the 1600s to today with instructor’s performance, lectures, and recordings. Trace the evolution of music across the U.S. and Canada with a variety of styles: Appalachian, Cajun, Cape Breton, Bluegrass, Celtic, Western Swing and Jazz.

Coordinated by University of South Alabama.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips


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