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Traveling Cowboys 2017 Schedule

 

Wolves of Yellowstone

FEBRUARY 7–13, 2017

Join this seven-day wildlife expedition in North America’s best wolf-watching habitat. Hushed and magical landscapes are the setting for steaming geysers, trees covered in ice crystals and bison, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep and other wildlife followed closely by the park’s wolves. Travel with expert naturalists as we explore this natural beauty. Orbridge

 

Journey to Southern Africa

 

APRIL 4–19, 2017

From the majesty of the Cape of Good Hope to the vast expanse of rural Africa and the splendor of Victoria Falls, Southern Africa has inspired travelers for centuries. From Cape Town, see historic Robben Island. Next, fly to Johannesburg to visit the historic township of Soweto. Board a Rovos Rail train in Pretoria for the fascinating journey through Botswana and Zimbabwe. Visit the thundering Victoria Falls before traveling on to Chobe National Park. AHI

 

Outrageous Outback

 

APRIL 7–23, 2017

Visit the land of koalas and kangaroos on this adventure to charming seaside towns Down Under. Discover the stunning landscapes and rich heritage of Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand while cruising aboard Sirena, Oceania Cruises’ newest masterpiece. Go Next

Passage of Lewis & Clark

MAY 7–15, 2017

Trace the fabled path of Lewis and Clark on this epic voyage that highlights the natural grandeur of the Pacific Northwest. From Clarkston to Portland, cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the elegant American Empress, stopping at Sacajawea State Park, The Dalles, Stevenson and Astoria. Go Next

 

Mediterranean Masterpiece

 

MAY 10–21, 2017

Take in architectural and artistic masterpieces of the Renaissance in Florence and Pisa. Enjoy the Tuscan countryside, towering cliffs and serene grottoes along the “Emerald Coast.” Experience glittering Monaco, and be inspired by Provence. Round out your trip in Spain with stunning castles and lively plazas. Go Next

 

Southern Culture and Civil War

 

JUNE 3–12, 2017

Southern culture and the American Civil War spring to life on this unique Mississippi River cruise aboard the grand American Queen. Take in historic sites from Memphis to New Orleans, visiting Shiloh National Military Park, Greenville, Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and Nottoway. Go Next

 

The Great Journey Through Europe

 

JUNE 15–25, 2017

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands. Cruise aboard the deluxe MS Amadeus Silver II along the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. Ride aboard three legendary railways — the Matterhorn’s Gornergrat Bahn, the famous Glacier Express and Lucerne’s Pilatus Railway.

Gohagan

 

Oxford and the Cotxwolds

 

JULY 14–22, 2017

Discover the true character of England’s town and country life during this extraordinary small-group itinerary featuring the university town of Oxford and the charming Cotswolds. Meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, cousin to Sir Winston Churchill, in Blenheim Palace; visit Downton Abbey; and converse with locals during the exclusive Town & Country Life Forum®. Gohagan

 

Scotland

 

AUGUST 23–31, 2017

The vibrant history and beauty of Scotland is legendary. Visit historic Stirling and Stirling Castle at the site of the historic Battle of Bannockburn. Explore Luss and Loch Lomond in the heart of The Trossachs National Park. Travel to St. Andrews and visit the Castle, Cathedral and the Old Course. See the highlights of Edinburgh and attend a stirring performance of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. AHI

 

Normandy

 

SEPTEMBER 4–12, 2017

Delve into Norman history and culture. Take an emotional journey to Omaha Beach, the American Cemetery and the inspiring Peace Memorial. See the famous Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidered history of the Battle of Hastings. Journey to Mont Saint-Michel, the fortress monastery guarded by the ebb and flow of the tide, and taste the renowned food and drink of the region.

AHI

 

Glacial Adventures of Alaska

 

JULY 28–AUGUST 7, 2017

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of Alaska, with its sparkling glaciers and pristine forests, on this adventure aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Regatta. From Seattle, journey north to the picturesque Alaskan ports of Ketchikan, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Skagway and Sitka; marvel at the magnificent Hubbard Glacier; and explore lovely Victoria, British Columbia. Go Next

 

Portrait of Ireland

 

SEPTEMBER 4–15, 2017

Journey across the captivating Emerald Isle through Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and County Mayo. Begin in Dublin with visits to Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Grafton Street. Enjoy excursions to Bend of the Boyne and St. Patrick’s burial place. Learn about the tumultuous history of The Troubles during a locally guided tour in Belfast, and experience the Titanic interpretation center. AHI

 

Mediterranean Radiance

 

OCTOBER 7-17, 2017

Take in quaint European towns and radiant cities on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Discover the glamorous allure of St-Tropez, explore the Spanish charms of Palamós, Barcelona, Valencia and Minorca, and delve into the intriguing history of Marseille, Portofino, and Florence/Pisa. Go Next

 

Medieval Masterpiece

 

NOVEMBER 5–14, 2017

Incredible medieval monuments and spellbinding scenery intertwine on this Mediterranean voyage aboard Riviera, Oceania Cruises’ elegant masterpiece. From magical Venice to legendary Rome, discover beautiful cities and landscapes with interludes in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece and Malta. Go Next

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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