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February 24 to March 9, 2020

Travel with Barton "Buzz" Thompson, '73, MBA '76, JD '76, to Egypt and enjoy exclusive tours with Stanford scholars at historical and cultural sites, including two of Cairo’s main mosques, Ibn Tulun and Sultan Hassan.

Mummy’s boy. View artifacts retrieved from the tomb of the boy pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, as well as other millennia-old treasures at Cairo’s remarkable Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Life on the Nile. Take a seven-night cruise aboard the luxurious Nile Adventurer, visiting Luxor, Aswan, and the great temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo. Then fly to Abu Simbel, where the statues of Pharaoh Ramesses II and Queen Nefertari sit in peaceful repose high above the Nile. Walk like an Egyptian. Talk with Egyptians about how they perceive the huge changes that have occurred there since the Arab Spring of 2011.


from $10,695


Barton Thompson
Law School

A leading authority on environmental and natural resources law, Buzz Thompson is one of the founding directors of Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment.

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