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Africa

June 12 to 30, 2020

Ethiopia

LEGENDARY LAND OF CHURCHES AND MOUNTAINS

Obelisks. Rock-hewn churches. Paleolithic sites. Discover these and more as we journey to the Horn of Africa to traverse the length of Ethiopia, one of only two countries in Africa that escaped European colonization. 

June 26 to July 7, 2020

Botswana Safari

A WILDLIFE ADVENTURE

Join faculty leaders Liz Hadly and Tony Barnosky on an intimate journey through some of Botswana’s most fertile and vast national parks and reserves.

July 25 to August 11, 2020

Southern Africa

WITH THREE NIGHTS ABOARD ROVOS RAIL

Travel in the lap of luxury while staying at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel and riding the Edwardian-style train, the Rovos Rail, with Professor Jeff Koseff, MS ’78, PhD ’83.

September 3 to 19, 2020

Tanzania Field Seminar

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AT ITS BEST

Attend a three-day workshop on the Stanford campus with professor Bill Durham, ’71, and Dr. Susan Charnley, MA ’89, PhD ’94, before heading to Africa with them.

October 11 to 27, 2020

Madagascar to Mauritius

EXPLORING PARADISE ABOARD THE CALEDONIAN SKY

Together with biology professor Tony Barnosky, observe many species of lemurs up close in their natural habitat, including the red ruffed lemur and the aye-aye, and learn about Madagascar’s dogged conservation efforts to protect these incredible animals.

February 8 to 23, 2021

West Coast of Africa

FROM GABON TO SENEGAL

With the Caledonian Sky as our base, explore nine coastal countries. Hike the lush interior of Príncipe Island; tour the streets, markets and beaches of tiny villages and bustling cities; and on board, learn from lecturers on western Africa's diverse cultures and tumultuous history. 

March 23 to April 5, 2021

Kingdom of Morocco

FROM THE SAHARA TO THE SEA

Discover the cultural, religious and geographical diversity of Morocco as we journey from Marrakech, where snake charmers and magicians still ply their ancient arts, to the seaside town of Essaouira, known for its fishermen’s blue boats, and then on to the colorful capital city of Rabat with its historic edifices.

April 19 to May 3, 2021

North Africa, Corsica and Italy

MEDITERRANEAN MOSAIC

Sail on the capacious Le Champlain from the boot of Italy to Africa’s northern coast, putting in at the French island of Corsica along our journey. 

May 17 to 29, 2021

Tunisia

FROM CARTHAGE TO THE JASMINE REVOLUTION

On this in-depth exploration of Tunisia, visit a total of seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, covering the Phoenician, Roman and Islamic periods.

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