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Yet_land_small Arabia through the Looking Glass: Dubai, Oman and Qatar

While in many ways pushing modernity to the limit, these three countries of the Arabian Peninsula are acutely aware of their Arabian essence. Our journey focuses on how deep cultural traditions are being carefully tended and nourished as their economies continue to...
03/14/2017 - 03/28/2017

Yet_land_small The Changing Faces of Iran

Today the country is known as Iran, but until 1921 it was Persia, bound on the north and south by two rich bodies of water – the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. It is a land of glittering canals, golden deserts punctuated by slender wind towers and crumbling clay-baked caravanserais, and...
10/20/2017 - 11/02/2017

Yet_land_small The Five 'Stans: An Extraordinary Experience along the Silk Road

Trace the path of the great camel caravans along the Old Silk Road, admiring the vaulted portals of the mosques and madrassahs, their domes cloaked in sky-blue ceramic tiles. Explore five different UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the historic Old Towns of the fabled Uzbek oases, Samarkand,...
05/01/2018 - 05/19/2018