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Wild and Ancient Britain

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May 3 to 18, 2019

Cruise the Celtic, Irish and North Seas with Dr. Linda Paulson aboard the Ocean Adventurer, exploring ancient sites that were home to Stone Age dwellers, Celtic tribes, Saxon invaders and Norman conquerors.

Larger than life. Visit Giant's Causeway with its 40,000 black basalt columns that, legend says, were laid by the Irish giant, Fionn mac Cumhaill (aka Finn MacCool), when fighting a giant from Scotland. Solitary sanctuaries. Iona. Fair Isle. St. Kilda. Visit these remote wisps of islands where ancient pilgrims landed, seeking security, serenity and the sacred. Optional post-trip extension to the Faroe Islands. For the birds. Observe huge colonies of puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes, gannets and other seabird species at the peak of the breeding season.


from $10,980


Linda Paulson

Linda Paulson has her PhD in Comparative Literature from UCLA, specializing in 19th-century British, French and German literature. She has taught at Stanford since 1985.

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