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A Visit to the Historic Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley offered the early colony an abundance of natural resources, including red cedar, coal, lime, salt and fertile land for agriculture. Explore Newcastle’s founding and then visit historic villages, vineyards and their heritage from the comfort of your chair. SUGGESTED READING Macquarie’s Kingdom – Almis Simankevicius, Good Walking Books, 2004 The Wines & History of the Hunter Valley – James Halliday & Ray Jarrett, 1999 COURSE OUTLINE The founding of Newcastle Tour of... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
A Visit to the Historic Hunter Valley

<p>The Hunter Valley offered the early colony an abundance of natural resources, including red cedar, coal, lime, salt and fertile land for agriculture. Explore Newcastle’s founding and then visit

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An Illustrated Guide to England through Women's Eyes

An illustrated guide through England finding the hidden stories of the famous but also finding the forgotten women by visiting their homes, their work, their walks, their travels, their churches, their inspirations, their portraits, their writings, their resting places from – duchesses to maids, politicians to philanthropists, saints to sinners, creative writers and artists to practical pioneers, all a rich tapestry of their struggles and ours. COURSE OUTLINE Westminster,... [More]
$232 Limited inc GST / $209
An Illustrated Guide to England through Women's Eyes

<p>An illustrated guide through England finding the hidden stories of the famous but also finding the forgotten women by visiting their homes, their work, their walks, their travels, their churches,

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A History of Vietnam and its People

Think of Vietnam today and most people will still think of the “American War”. But this is only part of the Vietnamese story. In this course we will look at the rich history of Vietnam that spans 2000 years. Vietnam has a rich religious and cultural heritage with the predominant Buddhist culture sharing over the centuries with Hindus, Muslims and Christians. In modern times, The French period has been more influential than the American period but both have had crucial impacts on... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
A History of Vietnam and its People

<p>Think of Vietnam today and most people will still think of the “American War”. But this is only part of the Vietnamese story. In this course we will look at the rich history of Vietnam that spans

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The Holy Land

We follow in the wake of Moses and the Exodus to the Promised Land. In this first part of a four part series, we visit Petra, Wadi Rum, Mt. Nebo where Moses first saw the Promised Land, Madaba, Jericho before making our way to Jerusalem. This is a journey through the lands of some of the world’s oldest known civilisations – the lands of the Bible – Jordan and Palestine. Modern day pilgrims in search of ancient wonders. SUGGESTED READING The Ark of the Covenant - R.Grierson & S.... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
The Holy Land

<p>We follow in the wake of Moses and the Exodus to the Promised Land. In this first part of a four part series, we visit Petra, Wadi Rum, Mt. Nebo where Moses first saw the Promised Land, Madaba,

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Exploring Old Tokyo

Comparing an Edo period map of Tokyo from 1800 with today’s city we will explore the streetscape of Tokyo’s old quarters. Referring to woodblock prints of ancient city quarters such as Nihonbashi, Yanaka, Asakusa, Ueno and Ginza, learn how to navigate these areas of Tokyo today with an eye for history and knowledge of how this great city has grown. Many other practical insights, how to travel Tokyo and enjoy its food, museums and other historic sites will be provided along the way.... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Exploring Old Tokyo

<p>Comparing an Edo period map of Tokyo from 1800 with today’s city we will explore the streetscape of Tokyo’s old quarters. Referring to woodblock prints of ancient city quarters such as Nihonbashi,

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Seven Days in Paris

Known as ‘The city of light’, Paris draws visitors from all over the world. Explore the great city sights from the well-known to the obscure. Gain an overview of the history of the city and its place within France; as well as accommodation, food and nightlife options. [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Seven Days in Paris

Known as ‘The city of light’, Paris draws visitors from all over the world. Explore the great city sights from the well-known to the obscure. Gain an overview of the history of the city and its place

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Travel Tips for Greece

All you need to plan when, how and where to go in Greece. Tips and direction you’re unlikely to find in travel guides. [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Travel Tips for Greece

All you need to plan when, how and where to go in Greece. Tips and direction you’re unlikely to find in travel guides.

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Orkney and Shetland Islands

Wave-lashed islands of the North Sea, poised between Britain and Scandinavia geographically and historically, the Orkneys and Shetlands treasure their unique identity. Come along and discover the history of these beautiful and bleak islands, from the archaeology of the Mesolithic past, to the traces of Romans, Celts, and Picts, to the exciting years when Vikings farmed, sailed, and built along their shores. Has Scottish and English sovereignty over the last three hundred years... [More]

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