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Travel opportunities offered

Tulip time in The Netherlands.

In response to numerous requests, RIT’s Office of Alumni Relations is offering a wide variety of travel opportunities. For more information on the following trips, visit the Web site at www.rit.edu/alumni, or contact Barbara Carney, (585) 475-2959, e-mail bac3922@rit.edu or toll free at 866-RIT-ALUM.

The following trips are planned for 2002:

Provence, France – April 29-May 7 – Sun-drenched Provence is an enchanting land of dazzling light, olive groves, fields of lavender and vineyards. From your campus site in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, experience this magnifique region of southern France.

Village Life Along the Waterways of Holland & Belgium – May 10-18 – Experience tulip time aboard River Cloud, one of the finest luxury vessels cruising in Europe. Sail from Brussels, Belgium, to Amsterdam, the Middleburg, Delft, and Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The trip concludes with the spectacular outdoor artistry of Floriade, the world’s largest horticultural festival.

Alaska – July 18-28 – The itinerary includes Denali National Park and the Inside Passage, filled with fjords, glaciers, and whales. Travel from Fairbanks to Denali aboard the McKinley Explorer scenic railroad, then enjoy an eight-day cruise to the glaciers aboard the M.S. Veendam.

Athens, Greece – Aug. 27 - Sept. 5 – Poros, our island campus site, rises from the sparkling waters of the Saronic Gulf with its bright white buildings topped by terra cotta roofs. Explore the art, architecture and culture of ancient Greece in Aegina, Hydra, Mycenae and Athens.

Kinsale, Ireland – Sept. 8-16 – Quaint and charming Kinsale is a picturesque harbor town made up of crooked streets, bow-fronted shops and slate-hung houses. Discover the gems of the Emerald Isle: Garnish Island, Cork, the fabled Blarney Castle, Cobh and the stunning panoramas and twisting roads of the Ring of Kerry.

Fall Foliage Cruise – Oct. 2-12 – Come aboard the 1,316 passenger M.S. Rotterdam, the luxurious flagship of the Holland America Cruise line, for a celebration of autumn on the East Coast. From New York City, cruise to Newport, R.I., Boston, Bar Harbor, Maine, Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia,Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Saguenay Fjord and Quebec City before disembarking in Montreal.

China – Oct. 8-22 – Experience the magic of a land whose civilization has endured longer than any other in the world. See the treasures that have drawn travelers to the mysterious East for centuries: Beijing and the Great Wall, the famous Terra Cotta Warriors of Si’an, the magnificent Three Gorges and Sensational Shanghai.