22764
Around the World
Road Scholar World Academy: Around-the-World in 115 Days
Circumnavigate the globe on an extraordinary 115-day voyage around the world by ship. Explore 27 countries on four continents on this once-in-a-lifetime around-the-world voyage!
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DAY
1
Arrival, Embarkation, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
At Sea
D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: The time available in each port is set by the cruise line. Whenever possible, the Road Scholar daily schedule indicates port arrival and departure times (subject to change by the cruise line). Road Scholar delivers a robust educational program in each port, and this may mean that free time in port is limited.

Morning: Arrive in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Independent transfer to ship. All routes, field trips, and excursions are subject to change as weather and sea conditions may affect the itinerary. Sea conditions could affect the progress of the ship, making it run late and sometimes miss ports because it is not safe to dock. Because of this, the cruise itinerary should always be regarded as provisional. The operators reserve the right to change the content of field trips and excursions without prior notice.

Lunch: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.

Afternoon: Take some time after embarkation in the afternoon to unpack and relax before orientation. Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. In addition to lectures and field trips exclusively for our Road Scholar group, you are invited to take advantage of the many activities and events aboard ship that are separate from the Road Scholar program. You will see a number of places in the daily schedule designated as free time when you can choose to do what you like and make your experience as personally meaningful, rewarding, and memorable as possible. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Free time is reserved for your personal independent exploration. Evenings at leisure offer opportunities to make the program more meaningful and memorable through personal independent exploration, attending performances or other events on your own, or simply relaxing and making new friends among fellow Road Scholars. The Group Leader will always be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local conditions/circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Dinner: Aboard ship. Each evening aboard the ship, Road Scholar participants are invited to have dinner together with the Study Leader at the early seating in the main dining room aboard the MS Amsterdam, located on Decks 4 and 5, where we will have reserved tables. Dinners will be 4 courses (appetizer, soup or salad, main dish and dessert) with tasty choices for each of the 5 a la carte options on the menu, which will change nightly. Included beverages are coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase. Other dining options on board the ship include the more casual Lido Restaurant (popular for breakfast and lunch), the pool side Terrace Grill or 24 hour room service. For an additional charge, you may opt to dine at the Pinnacle Grill specializing in aged steaks, lamb, poultry and seafood.

Evening: At leisure. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night's rest.

DAY
2
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time. Choose from the many activities and amenities the ship has to offer. Visit www.hollandamerica.com for more information.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
3
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
4
Santa Marta, Colombia
Santa Marta
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Santa Marta history dates back to pre-Columbian indigenous communities that inhabited the area of the Sierra Nevada: the Tayrona people, renowned for their goldsmithing skills were the largest group inhabiting this region during the years 700-800 (approximately). Part of this legacy is in force in their descendants, the Kogi, Arhuaco, Wiwa and Kankwamo communities and the Gold Museum, where you will appreciate original pieces of jewelry of the Tayrona artisans. In 1525, Don Rodrigo de Bastidas founded the city of Santa Marta making it the first settlement of the conquistadors in Colombia and a commercial bridge between Santo Domingo, Spain and South America. During the field trip of the historic center, you will learn the interesting history of a town that was established as a stronghold of the colony during the XVI and XVII centuries, which was loyal to the Spanish crown during the Independence and was also the last place which hosted the Liberator Simón Bolívar. In the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, where Bolívar died in 1830, you will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful colonial estate that was declared a National Monument; its precincts with original furniture that hosted the Liberator in his last days and recreate the customs of the time watching everyday objects in each of the spaces of the house. The Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art, the Altar of the Fatherland and the Botanical Garden will complete your visit to this monument.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. The ship departs at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
5
San Blas Islands, Panama
San Blas Islands
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. The ship arrives in port at noon.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Your afternoon will be spent exploring San Blas Islands, Panama. The ship departs at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
6
Sail the Panama Canal
Fuerte Amador (Panama City)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the canal had an enormous impact on shipping between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by replacing the long and treacherous route via the Drake Passage and Cape Horn at the southernmost tip of South America. A ship sailing from New York to San Francisco via the canal travels 5,900 miles, well below half the 14,000 mile route around Cape Horn. The first concept of a canal near Panama dates to the early 16th century but the first attempt to construct a canal began in 1880 under French leadership. It was abandoned, however, after 21,900 workers died, largely from disease (particularly malaria and yellow fever) and landslides. The United States launched a second effort, incurring a further 5,600 deaths but succeeding in opening the canal in 1914.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Panama Canal transit continues.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
7
Panama City’s Fuerte Amador-Panama, Miraflores, Casco Viejo
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Drive to Miraflores is approximately ½ an hour.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We’ll disembark the ship and start the day with a short drive to Miraflores to see the huge vessels passing through the Panama Canal. The busiest hours are from 9am to 10am and from 2pm to 5pm, so we will be able to see many ships getting lifted or lowered 16 meters in two distinct steps. Enjoy the view of the locks from a sheltered terrace while our local expert shares the history and details of these particular locks. We’ll complete our visit to the canal with a field trip to the Museum and Visitor Center at Miraflores where we’ll learn about the history of the canal, its significance for Panama, its influence on world trade, and the current expansion project. Next, we’ll continue with our local expert to the Amador Causeway, which is a road that connects three Islands in the Pacific Ocean and offers magnificent views of the Canal on one side and the skyline of Panama City on the other.

Lunch: In a typical Panamanian restaurant.

Afternoon: Carrying on to the Casco Viejo, Panama City’s colonial quarter, we’ll step back in time as we admire the lovely colonial houses, the narrow roads and the impressive churches. Learn about Panama’s history by driving or walking through the main attractions of this quarter. Afterwards, we will go to Panama Viejo: Old Panama. The first European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas, Panama Viejo was looted and destroyed by the notorious English buccaneer Henry Morgan in 1671 and therefore abandoned. Today there are only ruins left. Still, the tower of the ancient cathedral is standing and has become a landmark of the town. We’ll then return to the ship which departs at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
8
At Sea,Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
9
At Sea, Crossing the Equator
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Hemisphere to hemisphere, there is nothing quite as romantic as slipping, in the blink of an eye, from one side of globe to the other, made possible by the mere act of crossing the Equator

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
10
Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru
Salaverry (Trujillo)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Your morning will be spent exploring Trujillo, Peru.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. Your ship will depart port at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
11
Callao (Lima), Peru
Callao (Lima)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Your ship arrives in port around 10:00 a.m.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Explore nearby Lima on an afternoon field trip. Your ship stays in port overnight.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
12
Callao (Lima), Peru
Callao (Lima)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Your exclusive exploration of Lima continues this morning.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to explore Lima on your own or enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship, which sets sail at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
13
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
14
Arica, Chile
Arica
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Explore Arica, a port city in northern Chile, on your exclusive Road Scholar field trip.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. Your ship departs port at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
15
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
16
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
17
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
18
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
19
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
20
Easter Island, Chile
Easter Island
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Depart by bus for a Field Study of Tahai for an introduction to the famous monoliths of Rapa Nui. Our first stop will be at Ahu Vai Ure, which is topped by five moai; Ahu Tahai (AD680); and Ahu Ko te Riku (12th century AD), a 15.5 ft. high 20 ton moai which is topped by a pukao (red scoria top knot). These three ahu, all facing inland, are part of one ceremonial compound which was restored in the 1960’s by the late archaeologist, William Mulloy. Located near Hangaroa at the edge of the ocean, the area also has excellent examples of hare paenga (boat-shaped house foundations), hare moa (chicken houses), umu (earth ovens), occupation caves and a boat ramp. The road along this coast is rough, but there are many ahu in this section of the island. At Hanga Kio`e, a small bay just past town, there are two more ahu restored by Mulloy. The first Ahu is surmounted by a small moai, and the second has a fragment of a statue. They were part of a larger site that includes Ahu Akapu with its solitary moai. The wall of Ahu Akapu originally reached to Ahu #2. Dr. Mulloy’s gravesite is also located at Tahai.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of Easter Island. The ship will depart at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
21
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
22
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
Pictcairn
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
23
Pictcairn Island Free Time, Pictcairn
Pictcairn
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Your morning at Pictcairn Island is at leisure to explore on your own. The ship will set sail at 12 Noon.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
24
At Sea, Educational Programs Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
25
At Sea, Educational Programs Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
26
Papeete, Tahiti-French Polynesia, Arahurahu Marae, Waterfall
Papeete, Tahiti
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Explore this paradise with your fellow Road Scholars. We will explore such magnificent sites as the Arahurahu Marae, an ancient meeting place restored to its former grandeur; the Vaipahi Garden and waterfall; the Arahoho Blowhole; Fa`aurumai Waterfall; Point Venus and Matavai Bay and the Isthmus of Taravao, here we will pass the base where the military have been located since 1844.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of Papeete.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
27
Papeete, Moorea-French Polynesia, Belvedere Viewpoint, Marae
Moorea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Your ship departs Papeete at 5:00 a.m. and arrives in Moorea at 8:00 a.m. Heart-shaped and incredibly beautiful, Moorea is 15 miles across Tahiti’s “Sea of the Moon.” Surrounded by white sand beaches, marae (ancient stone worship sites), and spectacular mountain vistas, it is twice as old as Tahiti. Moorea has two stunning, neighboring, fjord-like bays - Cook's Bay and Opunohu Bay - which give the island its distinctive butterfly shape. Enjoy an expert-led overview of Moorea with a visit to Belvedere Viewpoint with its beautiful vistas of the island and a stop at a well-preserved and restored historical marae. We’ll also get to view a farming valley inland of Cook’s Bay, the University of California Berkeley's Richard B. Gump South Pacific Research Station, the Atitia Cultural Center.

Lunch: At the Atitia Cultural Center, we’ll enjoy delicious local dishes.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of Moorea.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
28
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Bora Bora features an exotic Tahitian-French allure, with views of brilliant blue water and Mount Otemanu. We will set out from Vaitape, the island's largest city to explore the island. Bora Bora was a U.S. supply base during World War II and still holds much American military history and relics.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time. You may wish to continue exploring Bora Bora or return to the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs at 11:00 p.m.

DAY
29
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
30
International Date Line
At Sea
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: A calendar day is lost due to crossing the 180th meridian.

Morning: The International Date Line is an imaginary line on the Earth's surface, at approximately the 180th meridian (Longitude). While traveling west across the line, the traveler moves forward one day in time. Without the International Date Line, westward travelers found that one day more than they had thought had passed, even while keeping a careful tally of the days.

DAY
31
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
32
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
33
Nuka Alofa, Tonga
Nuka Alofa
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: You will be joining other travelers from the ship on today's shore excursion.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join your fellow travelers and explore Nuku Alofa, the capital of Tonga located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. The ship sets sail at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
34
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
35
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
36
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Auckland, the “City of Sails,” is New Zealand’s largest city and over one-third of all New Zealanders live in the greater Auckland area. It has a cosmopolitan population and the high proportion of indigenous Maori and other Polynesian peoples from the Pacific Islands have contributed distinctive elements to its cultural mix. This mix has been heightened by increased immigration from a number of Asian nations throughout the last decade or two. A third of the city’s population was born outside New Zealand. The city has a unique setting between two harbours on a narrow isthmus studded with numerous volcanic cones. To the east, the Waitemata Harbour provides New Zealand’s busiest Pacific port and a picturesque setting for the central business district and suburbs. Beyond this harbour lie the superb boating waters of the island-studded Hauraki Gulf. To the west, the broad shallows of the Manukau Harbour provide ideal habitat for large flocks of seabirds in the shadow of the rugged rainforest-covered Waitakere Ranges. Beyond these ranges the wild black-sand surf beaches of the west coast are a dramatic contrast to the gentle golden sand of the tree-fringed beaches of the east coast. We will drive across the Harbour Bridge to the north shore of the Waitemata Harbour. We pass through the sought-after suburban real estate of Devonport and view Auckland from North Head. Here we gain an idea of the myriad dormant volcanic cones that make up the Auckland landscape. We cross back over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and transfer to Eden Garden, a 5.5 acre, award-winning garden, created in an abandoned quarry at the base of Mt Eden.

Lunch: At Eden Garden, we have pre-ordered plated lunches. We will have time to explore the delightful gardens briefly on our own prior to or after lunch.

Afternoon: This afternoon we visit Auckland’s War Memorial Museum for a expert-led exploration of the permanent exhibitions showing us patterns of Polynesian and European settlement. From the museum we transfer back to the ship which departs at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
37
Tauranga & Rotorua-New Zealand
Tauranga (Rotorua)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Departing the ship, we’ll spend this morning visiting a local marae – the focal point of life for the Maori. Here, we will learn about some traditional customs and the efforts made to keep this way of life relevant in a contemporary society. Led by a local elder, we will gain exposure to some of the traditional arts of the Maori and learn of the connections they have to the land through an exploration of the local area with emphasis on the significance these sites hold for the local iwi.

Lunch: At the marae, we will have a picnic lunch.

Afternoon: We will then transfer back to our vessel. En route, we will visit Mount Maunganui, one of the kiwi locals' favorite holiday destinations. The ship departs at 7:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
38
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. .

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
39
Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Wellington, the capital of New Zealand since 1865, is located at the southern extremity of the North Island. Its magnificent amphitheatre-like harbour, hemmed in by rugged hills, was formed by the flooding of the crater of a very large and long-extinct volcano. It provides a picturesque setting for the city’s distinctive wooden houses (many visitors have been known to draw parallels with San Francisco) set precariously on the steep hills. In addition to its role as the seat of government Wellington is a major seaport, rail and ferry centre and a commercial and manufacturing hub. Its compact city centre is immensely walkable and is full of life and interest. It has a vigorous cultural and artistic scene and is the home of many national cultural institutions. Thanks partly to the fact that it is the home town of Sir Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy), Wellington is the focal point of New Zealand's thriving film industry. Our next field trip is to Zealandia, a sanctuary of native forest and lakes, a motorcoach ride of 10 minutes from the city centre. Here we will learn about some of New Zealand’s unique and fascinating birdlife. Expert volunteers will introduce these wonderful birds and explain the challenges of conserving rare and vulnerable species in New Zealand. We will learn the story of how local residents lobbied and volunteered to get this valley sanctuary set aside as a reserve and have it fully enclosed by predator-proof fencing.

Lunch: At a historic hotel close to Parliament, we will have pre-ordered plated lunches.

Afternoon: After lunch we walk across to New Zealand’s parliament buildings — including the aptly-named Beehive — for an expert-led exploration. We spend time learning about the relationship of the people of New Zealand and their government. The program today covers both the old and new government buildings and the historic and modern aspects of parliamentary democracy. We then return to our vessel.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs at 11:00 p.m.

DAY
40
Picton, New Zealand
Picton
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We explore Picton.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: The ship departs at 2:00 p.m. Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
41
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
42
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
43
Sydney, New South Wales—Australia, The Rocks, Bondi Beach
Sydney, New South Wales
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Sydney’s stunning natural harbour forms the centrepiece of a dynamic city that has grown dramatically since its beginnings as a prison colony. Situated in the temperate area of Australia, Sydney is surrounded by National Parks and has a beautiful range of flora and fauna. It is Australia’s largest city with nearly 5 million citizens thriving in a multi-cultural society in a congenial climate. Sydney is dominated by Sydney Harbour, of which Port Jackson is only a small part. The city covers a large area, twice the size of London with half the population, and has large parks and sparkling sandy Pacific Ocean beaches, such as the well-known and very popular Bondi and Manly. We disembark and have a guided walking exploration of The Rocks area giving us an insight to Sydney’s colonial past. The Rocks was the area of Sydney first settled by the British and it has a fascinating history and wonderful Sydney sandstone buildings. We then board our coach and transfer to Sydney's beach-side suburbs looking out over the Tasman Sea.

Lunch: At a typical, local Australian RSL (Returned Services League) club in Bondi, we will have pre-ordered plated meals.

Afternoon: We’ll then have a chance to stretch our legs on Bondi beach. En route back to our vessel, we will visit South Head to get a perspective of the city and harbor.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship is docked in Sydney overnight.

DAY
44
Sydney, New South Wales-Australia, Taronga Zoo, Opera House
Sydney, New South Wales
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Walking about 3 miles in the morning over undulating paved surfaces; on our feet most of the morning. Walking about 2 miles in the afternoon over undulating paved surfaces with some stairs. Which areas of the Sydney Opera House we will see depends upon what performances and rehearsals are taking place at the time.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We will take our motorcoach across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Taronga Zoo, located on the north shore, with delightful views across the harbour to the city. Here we will begin our study of Australian fauna. As well as meeting kangaroos, koalas and wallabies — and hoping for a glimpse of the rather more elusive wombat, echidna, and platypus — we will have a lecture from one of the keepers introducing some of Australia’s more dangerous inhabitants: spiders and snakes.

Lunch: At Taronga Park Zoo, we will have a buffet barbecue lunch.

Afternoon: We take a ferry back across Sydney Harbour to Circular Quay. We will walk around the Quay to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House, where we will have an expert-led exploration of this truly wonderful, iconic building, a masterpiece of late modern architecture. Exactly which areas of the Opera House we see will depend upon what performances and rehearsals are taking place at the time. There are five main performance spaces at the Sydney Opera House — the Concert Hall, the Dame Joan Sutherland Theatre (formerly the Opera Theatre), the Drama Theatre, the Playhouse and the Studio — and the availability of these spaces open to visits changes from day to day. We return to our vessel and have the remainder of the day at leisure. The ship departs Sydney at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
45
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
46
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
47
Townsville, Australia
Townsville
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Explore Townsville.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. You depart Townsville at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
48
Cairns, Australia
Cairns
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Explore Cairns today and learn about the Great Barrier Reef.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue your exploration of Cairns. The ship departs at 7:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
49
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
50
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Cruising the Torries Strait

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
51
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
52
Darwin, Australia
Darwin
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: This morning, we will transfer from the ship to explore Darwin. We will visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and learn how aircraft and technology are used to deliver medical services in the huge distances of centraland northern Australia. Founded in 1928, the RFDS is now one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of nearly 3 million square miles (7.3 million square kilometres). While in the city, we will also learn about the bombing of Darwin in World War II. We will gain an understanding of the impact of the war on Darwin and its inhabitants, both civilian and military. We return to the ship in time for lunch.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship, which departs Darwin at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
53
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
54
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
55
Komodo Island, Indonesia
Komodo Island (Port of Call)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Explore Komodo Island this morning.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. You set sail at 4:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
56
Benoa, Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia
Benoa (Denpasar), Bali
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Benoa is located on Bali between Java and Lombok in the western-most end of Indonesia's Lesser Sunda Islands. Highlights of the area include the Tanah Lot Temple, the Sangeh Monkey forest, views of Jimbaran Bay, as well as many artistic and cultural experiences. Learn about and explore Bali's forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to continue your exploration on your own or to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs Benoa at 11:00 p.m.

DAY
57
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
58
Semarang, Java, Indonesia
Semarang (Java) (Port of Call)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Climbing to the top of Borobudur requires climbing steep, uneven stone stairs. You will slowly work your way up to the top, stopping along the way to admire the view and temple carvings. You may admire the structure from the bottom and wait for the group if you do not wish to make the climb.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Today you will travel to one of the most spectacular sites in Asia, and the world's largest Buddhist complex - Borobudur. Built in 800 A.D. during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty, this shrine to Buddha was quickly abandoned following the decline of Buddhism and Hindu Kingdoms and the rise of Islam in Indonesia. For centuries the complex laid forgotten under layers of volcanic ash until knowledge of its existence was sparked by Sir Thomas Samford Raffles in 1814. The site underwent a major restoration from 1975 to 1982, after which it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lunch: At a local restaurant en route.

Afternoon: Continue to Borobudur. At the site, you will climb to the top of the pyramid. Learn about the history and meaning of the site and take in the view of the Menoreh Mountains. Enough time will be given at the site to stroll around the complex and take in it's beauty. Return to the ship, which departs port at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
59
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Cross the Equator.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
60
Singapore
Singapore
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We’ll transfer from the pier to the civic district of Singapore where we will take a short walk around Queen Elizabeth Walk, visit the Old Parliament House, see the old Supreme Court and City Hall, which is now Singapore’s National Art Gallery. Carrying on, we’ll walk towards the Armenian Church, then visit the National History Museum where we can see Paul Revere’s Bell donated by Marie Revere Balestier, daughter of the famous Patriot Paul Revere.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Afterwards, we will proceed to the Urban Renewal Centre where we can see the development of Singapore and all future developments of Singapore. Then, we’ll visit the Chinatown enclave before our final stop of the day at the Orchid Enclosure at the Botanic gardens.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship stays in port overnight.

DAY
61
Singapore
Singapore
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Our field trips today will be focused on learning about a fascinating culture and people who primarily live in Singapore and Malaysia – the Peranakan. Although “Peranakan” can refer to other combinations of traditions and people such as Chinese, Indians and Indonesians, Peranakan culture is most often used to refer to the evolution of a culture stemming from the immigration of many Chinese to Malaysia and the ensuing intermarriage between these future patriarchs and local women. Inherently beautiful and eclectic in language and tradition, often with western influenced architecture, the roots of the Peranakan-Chinese in South East Asia can be dated back to the 12th Century. Our first field trip will be to Fort Canning where we will visit the Spice Garden to learn about the different spices that are used in Peranakan cooking, a unique fusion of Chinese and Malay flavors and techniques. Afterwards, we’ll visit the beautiful Peranakan Museum to learn about the cultures and lifestyle of the Peranakans. Then we will take a short drive by coach towards the enclave of Joo Chiat where we will see the traditional Peranakan influenced houses in their architecture and influence. Considered the highlight of the field trip by many, we’ll visit a traditional Peranakan Deli shop where we will be able to taste some of the popular desserts and savories. At the same time, have a look at the fine collection Peranakan fashion as well.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Return to the ship. The remainder of the afternoon will be free to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship, which departs Singapore at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
62
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
63
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
64
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
65
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Colombo
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Disembark the ship and get ready for a unique, full day field trip during which we’ll learn more about agriculture and small industry in Sri Lanka. From the pier, we’ll drive to Uyanwatte Reservoir in Bandaragama. Here, our local expert will give us a brief introduction to the irrigation systems widely used in Sri Lanka and we will also see the Kithsirimewean Buddhist Temple, which dates back over 1,700 years. After visiting the temple, we’ll delve more into the local culture with an expert-led walk through Millaniya Village where we’ll see a rice paddy field and learn how pineapples, cinnamon, tea and rubber are grown and processed.

Lunch: At a village house, we’ll enjoy a traditional meal of rice, curry and fruit.

Afternoon: Next, we’ll learn more about some of the small scale industries that help drive the Sri Lankan economy by visiting a traditional iron workshop and learning how clay pottery and weaving are made on a small scale. Then, we’ll visit Ampitigala Temple where we will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion about Buddhism with the temple priest. We’ll then return to the ship, which departs 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
66
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
67
Cochin, India
Cochin
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Cochin (also known as Kochi), is a place with a fascinating history, where you will find synagogues, mosques, churches and temples coexisting side-by-side. It is a vibrant city situated on the southwest corner of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala. After breakfast disembark the ship and board the coach for a half-day discovery of Cochin. Start at Fort Cochin, where the Portuguese flag was first hoisted and is also believed to be the oldest settlement in India. Continue on to Mattancherry Palace, popularly known as the Dutch Palace, which was originally built by the Portuguese and later modified by the Dutch. In the palace you will find a fine collection of mythological mural painting and traditional Keralite flooring. Next, explore St Francis Church, the oldest church built by Europeans in India. On his third visit to Kerala, Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese trader who reached India from Europe by sea, fell ill and died in Kochi. He was buried in the St. Francis church. Although his remains were eventually taken back to Portugal, the site of his burial is marked inside. Along the Malabar Coast, stop to see the huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets. Set up on teak and bamboo poles, the fishing nets are a legacy of the first visitors to this area.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. Depart Cochin at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
68
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
69
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Mumbai
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The ship arrives at 07:00 AM today and will stay moored overnight. India's largest port, commercial and industrial center, fashion capital and heart of Bollywood (India's thriving movie industry), Mumbai is an endlessly fascinating hive of activity. Mumbai is a jumble of captivating contradictions: grand colonial architecture rubs shoulders with chaotic bazaars. Trendy restaurants, exclusive boutiques, slums and shanty towns, all interspersed with tropical palm trees. A melting pot of cultures from every corner of the country, Mumbai embodies India's diverse traditions. After breakfast, disembark and coach to the Gateway of India; Mumbai's most famous monument is the starting point for visitors who want to explore the city. It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Ironically, when the Raj ended in 1947, this colonial symbol also became sort of an epitaph: the last of the British ships that set sail for England left from the Gateway. Visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), founded in the early years of the 20th century, the museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands, categorized primarily into three sections: Art, Archaeology and Natural History. The museum houses Indus Valley Civilization artifacts, and other relics from ancient India. Visit the Mani Bhawan, located on leafy Laburnum Road, a quiet lane named after its shady tree. Mani Bhavan is the old Mumbai residence of Mahatma Gandhi. It's a two-storied structure that now houses a reference library with over 2000 books, a photo exhibition of the Mahatma's life, and well preserved memorabilia, including an old charkha or spinning wheel that Gandhiji used to use.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: After lunch, witness Mumbai's colonial heritage through sites such as the Victorian Gothic Revival, Rajabhai Clock Tower, Mumbai University, High Court and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. Stop at a Dhobi Ghat, or a public laundry, to see the sight of many men collectively washing, rinsing and drying clothes in the open air. Finally visit the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly the Prince of Wales Museum). Founded in the early years of the 20th century, the museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands. See artifacts from the Indus Valley Civilization, as well as other relics from ancient India. .

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. You ship stays in port overnight.

DAY
70
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Mumbai
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: This is a walking excursion of approximately 3 hours, please bring your hats/scarves, sunglasses, bug spray, and wear covered shoes.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: After breakfast, disembark ship for the visit to Dharavi. Dharavi is a locality in Mumbai that houses one of the largest slums in the world. It was founded in 1882 during the British colonial era. The slum grew in part because of an explosion of factories and residents from the peninsular city center and from the rural poor migrating into urban Mumbai. It is currently a multi-religious, multi-ethnic, diverse settlement with a total population estimated between 300,000 to about one million. Dharavi has an active informal economy in which numerous household enterprises employ many of the slum residents. It exports goods around the world. Leather, textiles, and pottery products are among the goods made inside Dharavi by the slum residents. The total annual turnover has been estimated at over US$ 500 million.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to explore on your own or to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. Set sail at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
71
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
72
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
73
Muscat, Oman
Muscat
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Ladies visiting the mosque are required to cover their head with a scarf and must be fully covered. No shorts, sleeveless shirts, or beachwear is permitted. Men are also to be fully covered. Slip on shoes recommended.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The city of Muscat is the largest city and the capital of Oman. Over the years, Muscat has been ruled by indigenous tribes, as well as foreign powers, including the Portuguese, Persians and the Ottoman Empire. Muscat offers a unique opportunity to witness a modern commercial center existing in harmony with its traditional culture. Disembark the ship this morning and transfer to the Bait Al Zubair Museum, where you will get an introduction to Oman's history and development. Drive along the waterfront Corniche, and visit the traditional fish market and colorful Muttrah Souq. Stop for a photo at the magnificent Al Alam Palace, the official palace of Sultan Qaboos, flanked by the 16th century Portuguese forts Mirani and Jalali.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: In the afternoon, visit the Bait Adam Museum. Have the chance to see a unique collection of currency, paintings, photographs, and weapon. After exploring the museum enjoy a small cooking demonstration featuring local delicacies.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
74
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
75
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
76
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
77
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
78
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
79
Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
Aqaba
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Our local partner recommends to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring binoculars, sun hats, sun glasses and not to forget sun lotion and insect repellant.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: This morning we will disembark the ship and transfer from the Aqaba port to the magnificent Wadi Rum for a visit in 4x4 cars (simple local 4x4 vehicles owned and operated by local Bedouins of the area).

Lunch: The 4x4 vehicles will drop you off at a Bedouin camp where you will have lunch under a Bedouin tent.

Afternoon: After lunch, the 4x4 vehicles will transfer you back to your bus. Board the bus and transfer back to the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. Your ship stays in port overnight.

DAY
80
Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
Aqaba
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Today's excursion will involve around 5 to 6 miles of walking over uneven terrain, and is not recommended for people with mobility problems or with wheelchairs. There are horse drawn carriages at the site of Petra that can assist (for an additional charge, paid on-site which can hold two guests), however they are available only on a first come, first serve basis, and cannot be guaranteed. If the guests take the carriage they will miss the explanation of the guide.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Disembark the ship and transfer by coach to the site of Petra. The name, Petra, derives from the Latin word, Petrae, meaning rock. Numerous archaeological excavations have taken place since its “discovery” in 1812 by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. Hidden in a great rift valley east of Wadi Araba, 80 kilometers south of the Dead Sea, Petra was the principle city of ancient Nabetaea, though subsequently ruled by several other empires including: Roman, Byzantine, and Persian. Our morning will be spent exploring this fascinating site.

Lunch: Buffet Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Coach back to the ship in Aqaba. The ship will leave at 11:00 PM today.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
81
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
82
At Sea, Transit Suez Canal, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The Captain of our ship will comment the transit through the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal is a large, artificial maritime canal in Egypt west of the Sinai Peninsula. It is 101 miles long and 984 feet wide at its narrowest point, running between Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, and Suez on the far northern shore of the Red Sea. The canal allows two-way water transportation between Europe and Asia without circumnavigation of Africa. Before its opening in 1869, goods were sometimes offloaded from ships and carried over land between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. The canal comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake, linking the Mediterranean Sea to the Gulf of Suez on the Red Sea.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Suez Canal transit continues. Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
83
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
84
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an on board educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
85
Naples (Pompeii), Italy
Naples
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Pompeii, buried under ash during the devastating eruption of Vesuvius in AD79, provides an evocative and fascinating insight into the daily life of a prosperous Roman city. Among the extensive ruins are impressive temples, a forum, one of the largest known amphitheaters in the world, beautiful homes, and streets lined with shops and houses. After your visit to Pompeii, drive along the Amalfi Coast to admire the views along one of the world's most scenic coastlines.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, we will enjoy lunch with coffee, tea, water.

Afternoon: After lunch, we will continue our exploration. We will then return to the ship which departs Naples at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
86
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
87
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We will enjoy a panoramic motorcoach ride of Barcelona, which will include many of the city center neighborhoods influenced by modernist artists, as well as a guided visit to Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. We’ll continue our Gaudí experience with a visit of one of Gaudí's creations, Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera, or the Quarry.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, we will enjoy a sampling of tapas for lunch, plus coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Barcelona. The ship departs at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
88
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
89
Seville – Spain, Barrio Santa Cruz, Cathedral, Columbus Tomb
Cadiz (Seville)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Walking about 2.5 miles; approx. 2 hours. Driving approximately 1.5 hours to Seville.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Meet our motorcoach for the drive to Seville where we will start the morning with a brief panoramic exploration of the city. We’ll then continue to explore Seville as we walk along the cobblestone streets of the oldest neighborhood of Seville – the Barrio Santa Cruz (ancient Jewish Quarter). While here, we’ll visit the magnificent Cathedral, which was built on the site of a mosque, is the third largest church in Europe, and is simultaneously the largest Gothic building in Europe. It also boasts the largest altarpiece in the world and the Tomb of Christopher Columbus..

Lunch: At a local restaurant, we’ll have a 3-course meal with water and wine included; other beverages available for purchase.

Afternoon: We’ll finish up our field trip with a visit to the spectacular Moorish Alcázar Royal Palace and gardens before returning to the ship, which sets sail at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

DAY
90
Tagus River, Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Getting on/off a motorcoach. Walking approximately 1 hour; standing during field trip.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: After disembarking the ship and meeting our local expert we will set out on a field trip and visit three monuments that bear witness to Portugal's past glories: the Monument to the Discoveries, Belém Tower, and Jerónimos Monastery.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time. Take this opportunity to explore Lisbon independently to see and do what interests you most. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. The ship is scheduled to depart at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
91
Historic Porto – Portugal, São Bento Station, Old Quarter
Leixoes (Porto), Portugal
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Getting on/off a motorcoach. The drive from the port of Leixoes into and back from the city is a little over 6 miles (10 km), approximately 1/2 hour; walking and standing during field trip.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: With age-old charm from medieval architecture to its wine heritage, Porto (Oporto in English) is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The historic center is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the UNESO inscription: “The city of Oporto, built along the hillsides overlooking the mouth of the Douro River, is an outstanding urban landscape with a 2,000-year history. Its continuous growth, linked to the sea (the Romans gave it the name Portus, or port), can be seen in the many and varied monuments…” We will board a motorcoach and transfer from the port of Leixoes into Old Porto for an expert-led exploration. Among the highlights we will see is the São Bento Railway Station with its renowned azulejo tiles that chronicle significant aspects of Portugal’s history and culture. On our way back to the ship, we will have panoramic views of the city.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to continue your exploration or to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship, which leaves port at 4:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
92
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
93
Port of Cherbourg France, Utah Beach, Bayeux
Cherbourg
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: Getting on/off a motorcoach. The drive from the port of Cherbourg to Utah Beach is about 32 miles (52 km), approximately 1 hour. Walking approximately 1 hour, and standing during field trip.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We will ride from Cherbourg to Utah Beach, one of the two American landing sites on D-Day, for a Road Scholar exclusive field trip. Our local expert will bring history to life as we discuss the Normandy invasion. We will also travel to Bayeux and examine the Bayeux Tapestry, an amazing representation of the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The tapestry is nearly 230 feet long and illustrates events leading up to the Norman conquest of England, including aspects of the military campaign and daily life found nowhere else. The principle figures are William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex and later King of England, culminating in the Battle of Hastings. The origins of the tapestry remain a mystery. One tradition has it that William's wife Mathilda and her ladies-in-waiting embroidered it. We will have a self-directed exploration using audio guides and watch a film in English about the making of the Tapestry.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: We will return to the ship in the late afternoon. The ship departs port at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
94
Zeebrugge (Brussels), Belgium
Zeebrugge
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: You will be joining other travelers from the ship on today's shore excursion. The drive from the port of Zeebrugge to Brussels is approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours each way.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Depart the ship by motorcoach for the 90 minute to 2 hour drive to Brussels. Join your fellow travelers and explore Brussels.

Lunch: At a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Brussels and return to the ship late afternoon. The ship sets sail at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
95
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We’ll join a local expert and set out via motorcoach for a field trip to explore some of Amsterdam's historical canals. While our local expert offers commentary about the history of this iconic European capital, we’ll take in some of the sights including the Royal Palace and the National Monument at Dam Square. Originally built as Amsterdam's town hall, the Royal Palace on Dam Square was opened in 1655 and was designed in grand style to reflect the city's economic prosperity. It became a royal residence when the Emperor Napoleon established his brother Louis as King of Holland, who had it elaborately furnished. It reverted back to the city when the French empire crumbled only a few years later. The succeeding Dutch Sovereign, King William I of the House of Orange-Nassau, was given permission to use it, as did other monarchs. The city sold the building to the State of the Netherlands in 1935, when it was offered permanently as the residence of the Royal House. When the palace is not in use by the royal family, it is open to the public. Dam Square is named for an actual dam on the River Amstel that was constructed on this spot in about 1270. It later became the city's central marketplace. Its turbulent history is nowhere apparent today and what we will see instead is the national monument of The Netherlands commemorating those who died in World War II. We’ll end the morning at the Albert Cuyp street market, the largest in Europe. More than a century old, it features nearly 300 vendors selling nearly everything imaginable, but the emphasis is on food – fruits, vegetables, fish, meats, spices, chocolate, cheese, and more – from local favorites to specialties from around the world.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship, which leaves port at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
96
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
97
Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We will join a local expert for a brief exploration of Denmark’s enchanting capital city by motorcoach, including a stop to see the famous Little Mermaid statue. Then we will travel to Humlebaek to discover the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The museum’s permanent collection includes more than 3000 works and is one of the largest in Scandinavia. We’ll pause in Helsingør (Elsinore) for a view of Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. The ship departs Copenhagen at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
98
Oslo Fjord, Oslo, Norway
Oslo
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The ship arrives in Oslo around 10:00 a.m. Your morning is free time.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Set out to explore the vibrant city of Oslo. Learn about the political and cultural capital of Norway through the eyes of a local expert, and see some of the highlights of the city. See the enchanting Vigeland Sculpture Park and discover the history of Nordic exploration at the Viking Ship Museum. Return to the ship, which departs Oslo at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
99
At Sea, Educational Programs,Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
100
Scenic Cruising Sognefjord - Flam, Norway
Flam, Norway
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: You will be joining other travelers from the ship on today's shore excursion.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join your fellow travelers and explore Flam Norway.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship. Set sail from Flam at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
101
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: .

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
102
Portee (Isle of Skye), Scotland
Portee (Isle of Skye)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: You will be joining other travelers from the ship on today's shore excursion.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join your fellow travelers and explore Portee, the largest town on Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
103
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The ship arrives in Belfast around 10:00 a.m. Your morning is free time.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Enjoy an expert-led motor coach ride around this endlessly fascinating city. We will ride to see the colorful and evocative murals of West Belfast, stopping at some of the most significant to hear further explanations and take photos. These murals represent signs of the time and the political transformation of Northern Ireland. We will also see Belfast City Hall.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs at 11:00 p.m.

DAY
104
Dublin, Ireland
Dublin
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: We will set out on foot with a literary scholar to experience the sights, sounds, streets and monuments of James Joyce’s Dublin. Punctuated by readings, stories and bits of history, we will walk in the footsteps of Irish literary giants. Continuing our exploration, we will travel by coach and pass the Irish Parliament and visit the National Museum of Ireland, where we will enjoy a privately guided exploration of their renowned collection of Bronze Age gold work.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to explore Dublin on your own or enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs at 10:00 p.m.

DAY
105
Cobh (Cork), Ireland
Cobh (Cork)
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: The ship arrives in Cobh around 10:00 a.m. Your morning is free time.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Join our local expert on the Titanic Trail, a gentle walk through Cobh, a picturesque seaside town steeped in Maritime History. It was the final port of call for the ill-fated RMS Titanic, and the departure point for many immigrants to the Americas. We'll follow their story at the Queenstown Story, where we can retrace the steps of the 2.5 million adults and children who emigrated from Ireland on coffin ships, early steamers and finally on the great liners. Continue to the nearby city of Cork, for a panoramic drive around Ireland's second largest city.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure. The ship departs at 8:00 p.m.

DAY
106
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
107
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
108
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
109
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
110
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
111
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
112
King's Wharf, Bermuda
Kings Wharf
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Activity note: You will be joining other travelers from the ship on today's shore excursion.

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join your fellow travelers and explore King's Wharf and the island of Bermuda.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Continue to explore Bermuda on your own. The ship departs at 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
113
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard ship.

Evening: At leisure.

DAY
114
At Sea, Educational Programs, Independent Onboard Activities
At Sea
B,L,D
MS Amsterdam

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Join our study leader for an onboard educational presentation.

Lunch: Aboard ship.

Afternoon: Free time to enjoy the amenities and activities on board the ship.

Dinner: Aboard the ship, we’ll dine together in the company of new friends for our farewell dinner. Share some of your favorite memories and photos from the program.

Evening: At leisure. Be sure to prepare for check-out and disembarkation in the morning.

DAY
115
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-USA, Program Concludes
In Flight
B

Breakfast: Aboard ship.

Morning: Disembarkation and transfer to the Ft. Lauderdale airport. This concludes our program. If you are returning home, safe travels. If you are staying on independently, have a wonderful time. If you are transferring to another Road Scholar program, detailed instructions are included in your Information Packet for that program. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please join our Facebook page and share photos of your program. Visit us at www.facebook.com/rsadventures. Best wishes for all your journeys!






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