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Yet_cruises_small The Mediterranean: Sea of Destiny Aboard Island Sky

Delve into the political, strategic, cultural, and military history of the Mediterranean Sea during an 11-day cruise from Greece to Turkey, Italy, Malta, and France aboard the Island Sky. Visit stellar archaeological sites—the Acropolis in Athens, Troy, Hagar Qim and Tarxien on Malta, and Sicily's Agrigento. See...
04/27/2015 - 05/10/2015

Yet_cruises_small In Search of Ancient Lost Cities: A Voyage from Rome to Lisbon

In the western Mediterranean, ancient societies originated, thrived, ruled, and declined. This spectacular springtime voyage takes travelers to shores that resonate with the legacy of the Phoenicians, the Romans, and the Moors in the company of Roderick McIntosh, Yale Professor of Anthropology, and John Hale,...
04/27/2015 - 05/08/2015

Yet_rivers_small Elbe River Cruise: Prague to Berlin aboard the Swiss Ruby

Long an important delineator of east and west, the Elbe River links two of the most fascinating capitals of Europe—Prague and Berlin—as it traverses a land filled with captivating treasures.This seven-night river cruise aboard the intimate Swiss...
04/28/2015 - 05/08/2015

Yet_land_small Iran: The Ancient Land of Persia

Resting between the steppes of Asia and the fertile crescent of the Mediterranean, Iran is a stepping stone between East and West. Traveling with Dr. Karen Foster (and Dr. Benjamin Foster) discover this country whose vast empire once stretched from the Indus River in the east to Egypt in the west. It is a land dotted...
05/05/2015 - 05/18/2015

Yet_land_small El Camino de Santiago: In the Footsteps of St. James

For more than a thousand years, pilgrims have walked the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James), seeking penance, enlightenment, and adventure. Their destination was Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where it is believed the remains of St. James, Apostle and patron saint of the country, are buried. We invite you to follow...
05/08/2015 - 05/20/2015

Yet_land_small A Yale Week in Barcelona

The cultural heartland of Spain, Barcelona is a treasure trove of renowned museums, unrivaled architecture and unique parks. Walk through the medieval streets and alleys of the Gothic Quarter, see the Olympic Stadium and take in the stunning panoramic views from the lush hilltop retreat of Montjuïc. Marvel at the...
05/11/2015 - 05/18/2015

Yet_land_small Normandy to Belgium: WWI-WWII Revisited

Travel to Normandy to visit sites related to World War II. Discover the beaches and memorials along the northern coast. Begin in Arromanches at the museum that overlooks the remains of the "Mulberry harbors," used to off-load cargo during the Allied invasion. See the batteries at Longues-sur-Mer and proceed...
06/04/2015 - 06/12/2015

Yet_land_small A Photographer's Dream of the Southwest

Imagine the sunset over the desert, the cattle wandering on the plains, and adobe architecture. The spectacular photo opportunities are virtually unlimited. On this very specially designed program, you will visit two of the most picturesque locations in the Southwest, Santa Fe and Las Vegas - New Mexico, that is. Las...
06/05/2015 - 06/11/2015

Yet_land_small Treasures of Northern Italy

From the sun-drenched beaches of the Adriatic Sea to the soaring peaks of the Apennine Mountains, Italy's Emilia Romagna region is celebrated for its stunning landscape. Not to be overlooked is its array of art and architecture, delectable wines and sumptuous cuisine. Discover the many facets of this region during a...
06/07/2015 - 06/15/2015

Yet_land_small Roman Architecture

Join Prof. Diana E.E. Kleiner for a unique visit to Rome designed for participants in Roman Architecture Coursera courses. Find yourself in Rome, with easy access to the Pantheon and the Colosseum. Walk along the pavement stones of the ancient Via Sacra, explore the Roman Forum and climb the Palatine and Capitoline...
06/14/2015 - 06/21/2015