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Lion in National Park

Tanzania: A Photographic Safari

May 31 – June 8, 2009

The Academic Traveler offers an African adventure, Tanzania: A Photographic Safari. Explore this east African country with photographer Brooke White, assistant professor of art at the University of Mississippi. Travelers will depart on May 31st and return on June 8th. Experienced guides from Green Footprint Adventures will take participants through the national parks of Tanzania, leading them to areas optimal for seeing buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, lions, porcupines, leopards, elephants and a wide array of birds. In addition to the wildlife, travelers will have the opportunity to photograph the stunning African landscape ranging from the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest unbroken caldera to the grasslands of the Serengeti, home to the largest and longest overland migration in the world.

Travelers will:

Accommodations are provided at the following locations - Rivertrees Lodge, Plantation Lodge, Olakira Camp, Kia Lodge

Included in the program cost:

    • Pre-departure educational material
    • Pre-departure lectures
    • On-site digital photography instruction
    • All accommodations and meals
    • All transfers to and from lodges and airports in Tanzania
    • Safari vehicles with guides during the safari
    • All park fees
    • Domestic flights
    • All drinks, wine, beer except for champagne at Olakira camp
    • Insurance for Flying Doctors help in case of an emergency
    • Round-trip air travel from Memphis to Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha, Tanzania

Excluded from the program cost:

    • Drinks in the lodges (except for drinks at Olakira camp, see above)
    • Immunizations
    • Tips
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Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island
Crystal Bridges

American Art: Crystal Bridges
Bentonville, AR

Take a cultural excursion to "the most-talked-about new museum in the United States in a generation--Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.

Crystal Bridges