Τετάρτη, 6 Ιουλίου 2011

Fwd: Announcing Our Newest 2012 Expeditions




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Announcing our newest 2012 Expeditions to Lifelong Explorers .
Before our new catalog arrives next week, we wanted to give you a preview of the newest National Geographic Expeditions for 2012.

In the company of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jared Diamond, embark on our extraordinary new trip, Ancient Civilizations by Private Jet, and explore the rise and fall of some of history's most fascinating civilizations.

Or, discover Southern Italy's hilltop villages, ancient grottoes, and stunning coast on our expedition inspired by National Geographic Traveler's September 2011 article "The Towns Italy Forgot." Explore the natural beauty and vibrant culture of Argentina, climb aboard the Palace on Wheels for an unforgettable train journey through India's Rajasthan, or experience France from three fascinating vantage points.

Read more about these unforgettable travel opportunities below. We hope you'll join us on expedition soon!
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Southern Italy and the Amalfi Coast
10 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: April 24, May 9, September 12,
10 Days | 2012 Departure Dates:September 26
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Venture into the hill towns of Southern Italy on an expedition inspired by National Geographic Traveler's September 2011 article "The Towns Italy Forgot." In the town of Matera, stay in one of the article's featured properties—Le Grotte della Civita—set within ancient grottoes that have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site (pictured above). In Puglia, the narrow peninsula that comprises Italy's "heel," discover whitewashed villages surrounded by ancient olive groves. Cap off your adventure by exploring the stunning Amalfi Coast and the ruins of Pompeii, Oplontis, and Paestum.
View the itinerary.
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Rail Journey Through India
13 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: January 22, March 4, November 4,
13 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: November 18
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Step aboard the newly renovated Palace on Wheels and set off on an unforgettable rail journey to the fabled cities of Rajasthan. Venture into majestic forts and palaces, and immerse yourself in the colors and splendor of India's captivating culture. Visit the immense Amber Fort high above Jaipur, and watch the sunset light up the Taj Mahal. Explore six UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Fatehpur Sikri and Keoladeo National Park. Experience one of India's celebrated festivals or fairs on each departure.
View the itinerary.
  See all trips Reserve Online Field Notes.Check out our new catalog cover below:
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Inside Argentina
12 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: February 28, November 3, December 29
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From Iguazú Falls to the vast Patagonian steppe, Argentina's natural magnificence is legendary. Immerse yourself in the rhythms of Buenos Aires; and explore the Lake District, Iguazú Falls, the Patagonian steppe, and the mountains and vineyards of Mendoza. View the itinerary.
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Exploring Ancient Civilizations by Private Jet
20 Days | 2012 Departure Date: October 4
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Join National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jared Diamond on an extraordinary expedition by private jet, exploring the rise and fall of some of history's most fascinating civilizations. Following a specially crafted itinerary that we developed with Jared, discover the cultural treasures of Ottoman sultans, Mongolian nomads, Himalayan Buddhist monasteries, and Rajasthani princes. Discover ancient wonders such as the terracotta army of Xi'an, the carved dwellings of Cappadocia, and the lost city of Petra. View the itinerary.
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Inside France: Normandy, Paris, and Provence
10 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: May 4, June 8, September 14, September 28
Experience France from three fascinating vantage points: the hills of Normandy where historic battles once raged; the heart of Paris, jam-packed with architectural and artistic treasures; and the pastel-colored towns of Provence. Trace the riveting events of D-Day at Omaha Beach. See Paris through the eyes of National Geographic photographer Reza, and discover the renowned art collection of the Louvre. Encounter the majestic fortified abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel, as well as the perched villages and ocher cliffs of the Luberon. Then cap off the journey in Provence, amid the unusual cowboy culture of the Camargue. View the itinerary.
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Columbia and Snake Rivers Journey
7 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: September 14, September 20, September 26, October 2, October 3, October 21
Traveling aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or Sea Bird, follow the path of Lewis and Clark's expedition through what are today the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Cruise through the towering canyons of the Columbia River Gorge, and explore its tributaries by kayak or Zodiac. Hike or bike along breathtaking vistas, and take an exhilarating jet boat ride up the Snake River to Hell's Canyon. Learn about the history of the Nez Perce and other Native American tribes of the area. View the itinerary.
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7-Day Photography Workshops
Grab your camera and hit the streets of Europe's most photogenic cities on our new workshops in Paris, Rome, and Barcelona. Our weeklong photography workshops offer in-depth photography instruction with guidance, critique sessions, and photo assignments in the field built in to each day's schedule. Led by a National Geographic photographer and a professional instructor, these workshops are designed for amateurs who are interested in improving their digital photography.
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Paris
7 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: April 11, May 2
View the itinerary.
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Rome
7 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: February 22, March 28, April 20
View the itinerary.
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Barcelona
7 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: April 21, April 29
View the itinerary.
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Santa Fe: Multimedia Storytelling Workshop
7 Days | 2012 Departure Dates: February 19, April 29, July 22
Delve into the ever-expanding world of multimedia technology, combining stills, video, and sound to tell your stories. Hone your storytelling ability by learning to use the latest tools for recording motion, collecting audio, and editing. Participants work in small teams to find, shoot, and edit several short multimedia pieces over the course of a week in historic Santa Fe. This unique workshop is led by a National Geographic photographer with filmmaking experience, as well as a professional instructor, who will both lead daily discussions and demonstrations. View the itinerary.
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