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Alumni and Friends Travel Opportunities

Alumni and Friends Alternative Winter Break in Guatemala City - December 13-21, 2014
Join several Transylvania students (and a few faculty) on a trip to Gautemala. We will be staying in Guatemala City and working in the Labor de Falla region. While we are there, we will have the chance to work on several projects. Click here for website. For more information, contact Dr. Mike Levan at 859-233-8603 or

Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries - May 16-25, 2015
Fantastic archeological treasures set amidst the soaring Andean peaks — this can only be Peru. Travel to Machu Picchu aboard the famed Vistadome train. Spend a night at the base of this “Lost City of the Incas” in a luxury hotel and enjoy an exclusive culinary demonstration. Explore Andean art forms and the local way of life from ancient times through present day during your stay in the Sacred Valley. Immerse yourself in Cuzco, a city that blends Inca and Spanish colonial influences. Discover the exquisite Peruvian cuisine that combines diverse native ingredients and indigenous dishes with international culinary influences. Discover Lima’s colonial heritage and see why the “City of Kings” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Click here for more information. Click here to view webinar.

Lewis & Clark Expedition - July 18-26, 2015
Spend 7 nights aboard the American Empress, the largest and most elegant riverboat cruising the Pacific Northwest. Trip includes exciting shore excursions to fascinating river towns and cities in Washington and Oregon. Click here for brochure.

Baltic Marvels - August 19-27, 2015
Enjoy 7 nights aboard Marina cruising to historic and scenic ports of call, including Berlin, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, and Helsinki. Click here for brochure.

Mediterranean Mosaic - October 4-13, 2015
Spend 8 nights aboard Riviera, cruising to fascinating ports of call.  Visit Italian cities Taormina, Sorrento, Rome, Florence, Pisa, and Tuscany. Explore Monte Carlo, Monaco and Marseille, France. Click her for brochure.

Irish Splendor - October 27-November 3, 2015
Experience a true taste of “Irish Splendor” on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and sumptuous food. Join us and return to times gone by during your unforgettable tour of the amazing Emerald Isle. Explore the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one attraction. Travel Dingle Peninsula, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes. Spend a night in Ashford Castle and experience old Ireland at its finest. Click here for more information.

For a trip brochure for any of the trips listed above contact Tracy Dunn in the alumni office at (800) 487-2679 or (859) 233-8512.