Featured Tour: Dec. 3-10, 2007
Mayan Ruins and Exquisite Haciendas
You'll stay in the loveliest of accommodations, visiting famous Mayan ruins and some of the best examples of 16th century churches in Mexico. It traces development of ecclesiastical architecture in the New World, which grew from the desire to demonstrate Christianity's "superiority" to native religions.
Archaeology of the Southwest
In the company of expert archeologists, visit some of the most dramatic and remote sites in the four-corners area, including Chaco Canyon and other Anasazi ruins.
In the Footsteps of the Inca
Starting at Lake Titicaca, the tour traces the emergence of the Inca. Between La Paz, Bolivia and Lima, Peru, stops include Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Cajamarca.
Dynamics of Climate
Changes and variations in climate are explored with experts at NOAA, ENCAR and USGS. Behind the scenes, hear scientist's secrets, and see ice cores nearly a million years old.