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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...
05/19/2017 - 05/31/2017

Yet_land_small Southern England: Literature and Landscapes

During this exceptional faculty designed program, discover the lives of and inspiration behind the works of Jane Austen and other notable 19th-century English authors. Experience picturesque countryside, romantic cottages, magnificent estates, and celebrated gardens. Visit charming towns and...
06/02/2017 - 06/11/2017

Yet_cruises_small An Atlantic Odyssey aboard Sea Cloud II - wait list

Explore the role of the Atlantic Ocean in the history of both Europe and the world beyond. Cruise aboard the elegant Sea Cloud II from Bilbao, Spain, to Honfleur, France, visiting ancient...
06/05/2017 - 06/16/2017

Yet_rivers_small Waterways of the Tsars: Moscow to St. Petersburg: 100 Years Since the End of Tsarist Russia

Discover the cultural treasures of Moscow and cruise Russia's waterways to St. Petersburg on the elegant Volga Dream river vessel. For the centennial of the October Revolution, spend three days in Moscow exploring the legacies of Romanovs and Bolsheviks....
06/08/2017 - 06/17/2017

Yet_rivers_small Castles & Collections on the Rhine featuring Art Basel

From the Dutch flatlands to the Swiss Alps, follow the mighty Rhine upstream past legendary landscapes immortalized by Turner, Heine, Goethe, and Byron. Towering fortresses, terraced vineyards, first-rate art, and fine cuisine are yours to enjoy as you step ashore to explore the great German and...
06/09/2017 - 06/17/2017

Yet_land_small Rome: Then and Now

Join Professor Diana E.E. Kleiner for a unique visit to Rome designed for participants in Roman Architecture Coursera courses. Experience the extraordinary sensation of being in a city where the ancient world lives on in the present with remnants of ancient architecture and more modern edifices providing a unique...
06/24/2017 - 07/01/2017

Yet_theater_small Places and Playwrights of Ireland

The literature and culture of Ireland have always exerted a fascination well beyond, and out of all proportion to the size of, this island of six million people, north and south. The Irish gifts of language have created not only a speech that has charmed other nations (sometimes dangerously so) but...
07/01/2017 - 07/09/2017

Yet_cruises_small The Greek Isles: Cruising the Cyclades aboard Running on Waves

Set sail around the stunning sun-drenched isles of the Cyclades chain in the beautiful blue Aegean aboard a thoroughly modern 18-cabin yacht. Discover an enticing blend of cultural history, natural beauty, and modern seafaring elegance while sampling regional cuisine, exploring picturesque islands,...
07/06/2017 - 07/15/2017

Yet_land_small Exploring Iceland - wait list

Discover the astonishing natural history and rich cultural heritage of vast, unspoiled Iceland. In a small group limited to only 24 guests, you will travel the breadth of the country, viewing its stunning and unique natural scenery and staying in well-located, atmospheric, small hotels. The 11-day...
08/05/2017 - 08/15/2017

Yet_land_small Remembering World War I: Belgium and France

World War I began in June of 1914 with an assassin's bullet, and ended four years later with more than ten million soldiers lost and three royal houses in ruins. Join Jay Winter, Charles J. Stille Professor of History and the author of six books on the war, on a journey through Belgium and France...
09/10/2017 - 09/17/2017