Traveling Terriers: Ancient Civilizations: Oceania Cruise (Mediterranean Sea)

Starts:
12:00 am on Sunday, November 4, 2012
Location:
Mediterranean Sea. Stops in Greece, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Turkey.
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/alumni/involved/travel/#oceania
Contact Name:
Sara Schumann
Follow the echoes of ancient civilizations as you cruise the Mediterranean on Oceania Cruises’ Nautica, an elegant vessel replete with breathtaking services and amenities. Immerse yourself in the ancient legends, traditions, and cultures of Greece, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Turkey, each destination with a different story to tell. Beginning in Athens, cruise the Mediterranean Sea to Egypt – visiting Alexandria and Cairo – a land of enduring architecture, where the Sphinx and Giza pyramids await. Continue to historic Israel and take in legendary Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike and the picturesque city of Haifa. Sail to Limassol and discover the ancient riches of Cyprus, then head to Greece to explore the old fortified city of Rhodes. Continue to Turkey and walk mosaic sidewalks in the ruins of Ephesus before concluding your journey in Istanbul, the magnificent city that straddles two continents. From timeless cities to towering pyramids and historic temples, discover the legendary treasures of ancient civilizations.