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Semester at Sea Enrichment Voyage, Segment 3: From the North Sea to the Baltic

Program Number: 21121RJ
Start and End Dates:
5/23/2013 - 6/16/2013;
Duration: 24 nights
Location: England/Norway/Sweden/Russia/Latvia/Denmark/Germany
Price starting at: $3,999.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Adventure Afloat Study Cruise; Ocean Cruises Activity Level: t (see description)
Meals: 67; 23 Breakfasts, 22 Lunches, 22 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Set sail on the MV Explorer, the ocean liner that serves as the “floating campus” of the renowned Semester at Sea study abroad program, for an Enrichment Voyage exploring England, Scandinavia, Germany, Denmark, Russia and Latvia. Onboard the ship, take part in interactive lectures and pre-port briefings led by academic experts and enjoy being part of a university-like community. Explore Copenhagen on an exclusive Road Scholar field trip and discover remaining ports independently or on field excursions of your choice.




Activity Particulars

Walking up to one mile per day; some uneven terrain and stairs. You may choose field trips that require more strenuous physical activity.



This voyage is designed for the independent traveler and is less structured than our traditional Adventures Afloat programs. Road Scholar will provide a field trip exclusively for our participants in one port. In the remaining ports you will have the freedom to choose your own field excursions based on your interests and preferred physical activity level, or you can choose to explore on your own.



Itinerary At-a-Glance

London (England), 1 night; aboard MV Explorer, 22 nights.



Day 1: Overnight flight from the U.S.A.


Days 2-3: Arrival London (England) / coach to Dover / embark MV Explorer:

Arrive in London, where you enjoy a group dinner at a local restaurant before an orientation session led by your Road Scholar group leader. The next morning, set out on an expert-led field trip exploring this historic city. Continue to the English Channel port of Dover to board the ship. Lodging: Comfortable London hotel.



Days 4-5: At Sea
Days 6-7: Oslo (Norway)
Days 8-9: At Sea
Days 10-11: Stockholm (Sweden)
Day 12: At Sea
Days 13-15: Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Day 16: At Sea
Day 17: Riga (Latvia)
Day 18: At Sea


Days 19-20: Copenhagen (Denmark):

Explore the enchanting capital of Denmark on an exclusive Road Scholar field trip. After a city excursion by coach, journey to Rungstedlund, the estate where the author Karen Blixen (“Out of Africa”) lived most of her life. Continue to Helsingor, better known as the Elsinore of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” and see Kronborg, the castle where the play is set. Meet with students and faculty members at the International People’s College to discuss life in modern Denmark and enjoy tasting traditional Danish dishes during a lunch at the school. Spend a second day in Copenhagen on the shore excursion of your choice.



Day 21: At Sea
Days 22-23: Hamburg (Germany)
Day 24: At Sea
Day 25: London (England) / disembark / departure


MV Explorer

Built in 2002 by the renowned Blohm & Voss shipbuilders of Germany, the MV Explorer is described by Maritime Telecommunications Network as one of the safest ships afloat. Learning amenities include nine state-of-the-art classrooms, a library, computer and multimedia labs and a student union. The ship also has a pool, gym and wellness center.


Meals and Lodgings
   The Regency Hotel
  London, UK:England 1 night
   MV Explorer
  mv Explorer - At Sea, USA 22 nights
 The Regency Hotel
Type: Hotel
  Description: The Regency Hotel is the largest independent hotel in London with 199 air conditioned rooms and 10 conference rooms, and reflects the refined splendour of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. The traditional Regency Style architecture compliments the relaxed town house atmosphere, combined with the highest levels of service, and an attention to detail make it a perfect choice for both leisure and business travellers. The very best of what London has to offer can be found not far from the marble doorsteps of the Regency Hotel. South Kensington & Gloucester Rd tube stations are a mere 5 minute walk away, and Earls Court is a 10 minute stroll. Heathrow International airport is 14 miles from the Regency Hotel and has fast & frequent connections to the centre of London.
  Contact info: 100 Queen's Gate
South Kensington
London,  SW7 5AG UK:England
phone: +020 7373 7878
web: www.londonregency.com/index1.asp
  Room amenities: Independently controlled air conditioning; Private bathroom; Flat screen TV; Satellite channels; Trouser press; Hairdryer; Direct dial telephone; Modem point; WiFi; Tea & coffee making facilities
  Facility amenities: Afternoon Tea; Terrace; Restaurant; Cocktail Bar; 24 hour Room Service; Gym
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 MV Explorer
Type: Cruise Ship
  Description: MV Explorer, built in 2002 for the now-defunct Royal Olympic Cruises, is used most of the year for the non-profit Institute for Shipboard Education’s “Semester at Sea” program. Acquired by the Institute after Royal Olympic's bankruptcy in 2004, the ship has the distinction of being one of the fastest seagoing passenger vessels in the world, able to maintain a speed of 30 knots. Despite its modern architecture, the ship enjoys classic lines and has a following among enthusiasts who will be pleased that a new partnership with has opened the ship to the cruising public during semester breaks.
  Ship Information: Tonnage: 25,000 tons Length: 590 ft. (180 m) Beam: 84 ft. (26 m) Length: 590 ft. (180 m) Beam: 84 ft. (26 m) Draft: 24 ft. (7 m) Maximum Cruising Speed: 28 knots Stabilizers: yes Air Conditioning Throughout: yes Outside Deck Space: 30,000 sq. ft. (2.800 m2) Passenger Decks: 6 Pool Area: 7,500 sq. ft. (700 m2) Swimming Pool: 1 Classrooms: 9 Passenger Capacity (double basis): 836
  Contact info: PO Box 400885
Charlottesville, VA 22904 USA
phone: 800-854-0195
web: www.semesteratsea.org
  Room amenities: All staterooms are equipped with a refrigerator, safe, phone, closed circuit tv with movies and music and a hair dryer.
  Facility amenities: CLINIC The Medical Team is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating total patient care for the students, faculty, staff and assisting with the officers and crew aboard the MV Explorer. The Physician is assisted by a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner and one Registered Nurse, as well as, a Crew Doctor and a Crew Nurse. DINING HALLS The dining halls are located on decks 5 and 6. The Aquamarine Dining Hall, on Deck 5, is the ship's formal dining room. GYM A fitness room with treadmills, elliptical machines, and stairmasters is located on Deck 7. UNION This space is used as a large classroom and for ship wide events such as pre-ports, lectures, shows, movies, and more. Events can be videotaped and broadcast to all classrooms and cabins. LIBRARY The library contains about 9,000 volumes specifically tailored to international study and travel, and to the curriculum of each voyage. There is an extensive map collection containing physical, political, topographical and historical maps. Also onboard is a significant collection of videos for educational and recreational purposes. HUDSON COMPUTER LAB The Computer Lab is available for academic use on a 24-hour basis. Each computer is configured with Windows XP, Microsoft Office XP, and USB ports. The lab is also equipped with several high volume Laser printers that are accessible from any of the computers inside the lab, as well as from individual laptops via wireless connection.
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights after:  The ship does not offer pre night arrival


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
This program begins in London, England with arrival to the program hotel You will be staying at The Regency Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
This program ends in London after breakfast on board the ship. You will be staying at MV Explorer the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. No visas are required for this program. However, PLEASE NOTE: Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months beyond the program end date.
  Parking availability:
N/A
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
To Start of Program
  Location:  London
  Transportation to site: All participants who arranged their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are arriving on Thursday, May 24, 2013 will be provided a transfer from Heathrow Airport to the Regency Hotel in London.
  From End of Program
  Location:  mv Explorer - At Sea
  Transportation from site: All participants who arranged their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are departing on Sunday, June 16, 2013 will be provided with a transfer from the Cruise Port to Heathrow Airport.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Depature flights from US to London, England
(Thursday, May 23)
   
 Morning: Overnight Flights to London.

Day 2: Arrival/London, England, Transfer to the program Hotel.
(Friday, May 24)
   
 Morning: Arrive in London, England and transfer to the program hotel. Once at the hotel you will meet with the rest of your group and your Group Leader for a program orientation.
 Dinner: Group Dinner at the hotel.
   
Accommodations: The Regency Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3: Dover, England/ Embarkation
(Saturday, May 25)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast the hotel
 Morning: Free Morning: Take a few hours to explore the city and perhaps visit one of the many famous museums
 Lunch: Lunch on own in the city
 Afternoon: Group transfer to Dover with en-route lecture presented by your Study Leader. A description of the wonderful Kentish towns and villages and the characters and events that have shaped the history of this ‘front-line’ county. Hear fascinating anecdotes about the soldiers, the engineers, the explorers, the sportsmen and the artists who contributed so handsomely. You will embark on the ship in the early evening.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: At Sea
(Sunday, May 26)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: At Sea
(Monday, May 27)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Oslo, Norway
(Tuesday, May 28)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Oslo, Norway
(Wednesday, May 29)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: At Sea
(Thursday, May 30)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: At Sea
(Friday, May 31)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Riga, Latvia
(Saturday, June 1)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: At Sea
(Sunday, June 2)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: St. Petersburg, Russia
(Monday, June 3)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: St. Petersburg, Russia
(Tuesday, June 4)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: St. Petersburg, Russia
(Wednesday, June 5)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Lunch: Dinner on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Lunch

Day 15: At Sea
(Thursday, June 6)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Stockholm, Sweden
(Friday, June 7)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Stockholm, Sweden
(Saturday, June 8)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18: At Sea
(Sunday, June 9)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19: Copenhagen, Denmark
(Monday, June 10)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy an exclusive Road Scholar excursion. The ship arrives in Copenhagen this morning. Join your Study Leader for an exploration of Denmarks' enchanting capital city by coach, then travel to Rungstedlund to discover the house and museum of Karen Blixen, the Danish writer (pen name Isak Dinesen) most famous for "Out of Africa," an account of her years living in Kenya. Pause in Helsingor for a view of Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet. In Helsingor discover Den Internationale Hojskole (The International People's College) and meet with students and staff to discuss the politics, daily life and importance of cultural heritage in modern Denmark.
 Lunch: Enjoy a sampling of traditional Danish dishes during a group lunch in Helsingør at Den Internationale Højskole
 Afternoon: Travel back to the ship by coach as your Study Leader shares some final tales and insights about his home country.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20: Copenhagen, Denmark
(Tuesday, June 11)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21: At Sea/Hamburg Germany
(Wednesday, June 12)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 22: Hamburg, Germany
(Thursday, June 13)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 23: Hamburg, Germany
(Friday, June 14)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Use your shipboard credit to choose from a variety of shore-based field trips offered by the Institute for Shipboard Education. As soon as the shore excursions are available, you will be sent information on how to register in advance (or you may wait until you get on board, although availability may be limited). A sample Field Program brochure is available online at: http://enrichmentvoyages.org/voyages/april-may-2013-europe/field-programs/
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue to enjoy the field trip of your choice before returning to the ship for dinner
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 24: At Sea
(Saturday, June 15)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Enjoy a day of interactive lectures, workshops, and pre-port briefings led by college professors and other experts. Enrichment Sessions provide you with the opportunity for personal growth and discovery through examining the history, culture, indigenous people, literature, music, geology, biology, and current issues of the regions through which you travel. Additional enhancements to learning are provided through community sessions led by your fellow shipmates plus a 9,000-volume library and a computer lab with limited internet access for further self-study. A daily schedule will be posted in the ship's newsletter
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Your afternoon is free to relax, socialize with students and other lifelong learners, and enjoy the amenities of the ship
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: MV Explorer
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 25: Southhampton ( London), England/Disembarkation
(Sunday, June 16)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Transfer from the cruise port in London to the airport for flights home.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast
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