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BRAZIL / VENEZUELA / ARUBA / URUGUAY / FRENCH GUIANA / TRINIDAD / ARGENTINA / JAMAICA

Adventures Afloat: World Academy Second Semester: In-Depth Brazil, the Amazon and the Caribbean

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Program #20773RJ
46 Days | 45 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.
Encompassing the final 44 nights of Road Scholar World Academy 2013, the second semester includes shore excursions in the cosmopolitan capital cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, an epic journey into the heart of the Amazon and the discovery of some off-the-beaten-path treasures of the Caribbean.


Highlights

• Two days in cosmopolitan Rio de Janeiro include an ascent to the peak of Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car.
• Sail into the heart of the Amazon and spend two nights at a riverside eco-lodge, your base for naturalist-led jungle walks and a field trip to a monkey sanctuary.
• An expert-led shore excursion on Trinidad includes historic Port of Spain, a cocoa plantation and a traditional “Shark and Bake” lunch.


Program Notes

This program is a part of Road Scholar World Academy 2013: Exploring South America (Program #20752), which begins on January 4, 2013.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day. Dirt and stone paths and other uneven terrain. Stairs without railings. Hot and humid conditions.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Iguazu Falls (Brazil), 2 nights; flight to Buenos Aires, embark mv Voyager, 26 nights (ports of call include Montevideo (Uruguay), São Paulo (Brazil), Ilhabela, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, Recife, Natal, Fortaleza, Belém, Santarém, Boca de Valeria); disembark Manaus, 2 nights; reembark ship, 14 nights (ports of call include Parintins, Alter do Chão, Macapá, Devil’s Island (French Guiana), Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), La Guaira (Venezuela), Oranjestad (Aruba)); disembark Montego Bay (Jamaica), departure.

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44 nights of accommodations
129 meals: 44 breakfasts, 41 lunches, 44 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
28 Field trips
1 Flights during the program

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