Travel-study trip to Greece scheduled
Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:04 am
The Messenger 01.28.09
Dr. Nathan Howard, University of Tennessee at Martin professor of ancient history, will lead a travel study to Greece May 15-26.
Points of interest include a tour of Athens (Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, Panathenian Stadium, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier); a five-day cruise on the Aegean Sea, disembarking at islands such as Mykonos and Crete; visiting the sites of three of the Wonders of the Ancient World (Olympia, Ephesus in Turkey, Rhodes); landing on the islands of Patmos (apostle John’s Revelation) and Santorini (possible site of lost city of Atlantis); touring Mycenae (Tomb of Agamemnon), Delphi (ancient oracle) and Meteora (suspended monasteries); and much more.
Estimated price is $3,750. The cost includes round-trip flights from Memphis or Nashville to Athens; 10-night accommodations, double occupancy; all transfers on land/cruise tours; 21 meals, including 10 breakfasts, four lunches and seven dinners; sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach; the services of an English-speaking tour manager (days 8-11); and entrance fees per itinerary.
For more information, contact Howard at (731) 881-3470 or e-mail email@example.com. The deadline for payment is Feb. 15.
Greece travel-study, University of Tennessee at Martin