History’s Lost Cities by Private Jet TOUR SOLD OUT!
October 8–28, 2013
Venture to the Silk Road outpost of Samarkand, Uzbekistan to architecture of Registan Square. Travel to Lhasa, Tibet, which has drawn countless Tibetan Buddhists for ages. Immerse yourself in the enchanting Buddhist world of Luang Prabang, Laos. Behold Burma’s glittering Shwedagon Pagoda, and explore Pagan, the land of a thousand temples. In India, the Taj Mahal beckons—one of the greatest architectural works of all time. In colorful Kathmandu, visit the massive Bodhnath Stupa, surrounded by prayer wheels. And in Jordan, discover the Lost City of the Nabataeans at Petra, one of the world’s archaeological wonders.
Study Leader Information
Larry Goedde is Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia where he has taught since 1981. His lecture topics concern sacred sites;arts, gods, and rulers; South Asian temples and tombs; and Egyptian culture and art
London (Luton), England
October 9 & 10
Silk Road Outpost of Samarkand, Uzbekistan
October 11, 12 & 13
Sacred Buddhist City of Lhasa, Tibet or the Terra-cotta Warriors of Xi’an, China
October 14, 15 & 16
Imperial Capitals of Vientiane & Luang Prabang, Laos
October 17, 18, 19 & 20
Ancient Wonders of Burma
October 21 & 22
The Taj Mahal & the Lakeside Palaces of Udaipur, India
October 23 & 24
Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal
October 25 & 26
The Lost City of Petra or Wadi Rum, Jordan
October 27 & 28
London, England / Homeward
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