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Alexander the Great, Greek Philosophy & Greece Without Leaving the U.S.

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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.

Alexander the Great
He was worshipped as a god by the Asians; as a hero descended from Hercules to the Greeks. Study the feats of the man who established the first world empire by the age of 32, and died when there were no worlds left to conquer.

The Classical Age of Greek Philosophy
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle — learn from the philosophers devoted to the question, "How should we live?" Discover the abiding relevance of their search, which continues to shape our conception of reality and our own self-understanding.

Experiencing Greece Without Leaving the USA
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of modern Greece. Learn about Greek traditions, culture, folklore and cuisine. Listen to Greek music and learn basic Greek dances. This is a wonderful preparation for a trip to Greece!

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Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Coordinated by St. Nicholas Ranch Conference and Retreat Center.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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