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Adventures Afloat: The Julia Child Voyage: French Cooking from Cambridge to Paris on the Queen Mary 2

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Program #19222RJ
18 Days | 17 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.
Julia Child’s story is also the story of French cuisine’s introduction to everyday Americans. Delve into Julia’s fascinating life and legacy on this voyage from her longtime home of Cambridge across the Atlantic to France via London, along the way tasting the food that inspired her and learning the techniques she perfected. You’ll benefit from the knowledge of a culinary historian, author and a personal friend of Julia's, and during the Paris portion, a well-known French chef and teacher.


Highlights

• A Cunard chef shows you how to prepare one of Julia’s favorite dishes: boeuf bourguignon.
• Take a field trip to the famous restaurant La Couronne to enjoy the same lunch that Julia called “an opening up of the soul and spirit for me."
• A local expert shows you Julia’s favorite places in Paris, including the E. Dehillerin cookware shop.

Program Notes

Please note that the July date is one day longer and is spent "at sea."

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day and standing for up to two hours at a time; some stairs without railings and uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Boston, Mass., 3 nights; coach to Brooklyn, N.Y., embark Queen Mary 2, 7 nights; disembark Southampton (England), coach to London, train to Paris, 6 nights; departure.

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17 nights of accommodations
43 meals: 17 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences

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4.6
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