Explorations Fall 2011-2012
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INAuGuRAl VoyAGE To TuRkEy AND GREEcE A SPEcIAl INAuGuRAl VoyAGE ABoARD THE lEGENDARy 58-GuEST Sea cloud 16 DAyS/14 NIGHTS DEPArTUrE: 2012 April 23, 2012 PrICEs frOm: $13,980 to $33,080 (See page 99 for complete prices.) 68 1.800.EXPEDITION (1.800.397.3348) J oin an exclusive community of 58 guests on this extraordinary expedition along the Turkish coast and among Greece’s legendary islands. Explore storied sites of antiquity that will be included only on this inaugural voyage. APRIL 23: DEPART APRIL 24: ATHENS, GREECE/EMBARK Gather for lunch at the Electra Palace Hotel, then transfer to Piraeus; embark Sea Cloud. (L,D) APRIL 25: SKYROS Whitewashed houses in the quintes- sential old town overlook the sea. Greek myth has it that Achilles, disguised as a girl, lived here for a time. (B,L,D) APRIL 26: DAY AT SEA: AEGEAN (B,L,D) APRIL 27: RHODES Explore beautiful Lindos. Walk among Hellenistic ruins in the acropolis, and visit the 14th century Castle of the Knights of St John. In the town of ExpEdition HigHligHts ▶SAIL ABOARD THE LEGENDARY SEA CLOud — HERSELF A PART OF HISTORY. ▶EXPLORE A MIX OF GREAT SITES OF ANTIqUITY AND OFF-THE-BEATEN-TRACK LOCALES. ▶SAIL LEGENDARY COASTS AND VISIT LIVELY VILLAGES STEEPED IN TRADITION. Ancient Lycian rock tombs as they are seen along the Dalyan River, Turkey. mEDITErrANEAN rhodes, see the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of rhodes, rebuilt for Italy’s victor Emmanuel III. (B,L,D) APRIL 28: ANTALYA, TURKEY Sail the rugged coast, punctuat- ed by 9,000-foot peaks. Explore Aspendos, one of the ancient world’s wealthiest cities. Then, see Perge for its impressive gates, stadium with sculptured friezes, colonnaded street and in- novative fountain system. (B,L,D) Join National Geographic Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees Gil Grosvenor and Lindblad Expeditions founder sven Lindblad on this voyage.