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Iconic Romania and Bulgaria
May 3 – May 17, 2018

IMG_2782 Romanian ‘Roma’ (Gipsy) girls selling the copperware made by their father.
  This tour focuses on the diverse cultures, history, crafts, cuisine and people of two Eastern European countries.  They have long histories, having been fought over and conquered many times.  You will have personable and well-educated local guides and a spacious air-conditioned bus to travel in comfort.   The itinerary provides many diverse experiences including visits Continue Reading...
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MOROCCO and TUNISIA Sharing and Learning About Remote Jewish Communities! February 8-21, 2019 – Once a year!!!

Inside the Ghriba synagogue
Morocco and Tunisia both have rich histories in which their Jewish communities played influential roles in their countries’ art, education and culture. The Kingdom of Morocco and Tunisia both, remain the only two Arab countries that still have active Jewish communities. Prior to 1948 and the establishment of the State of Israel, Jews numbered some Continue Reading...
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The Balkans… Three Decades After…
Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and more…
Led by native born Tahija Vikalo
June 20 – July 2, 2018
Includes round-trip air to the Balkans

Mostar bridge, Bosnia
       Yugoslavia was formed as one country following World War I. A combination of numerous Slavic entities, the creation of one country whose name derives from the Slavic words “jug” (south) and “slaveni” (Slavs) seemed to have an uphill battle of developing as one country, from the start.      A region shared Continue Reading...
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Two Lands of the Ancient Silk Road: Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
April 12 – 26, 2018

Christine in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, October 2017
This unique tour focuses on the culture, history, crafts, cuisine and people of two modern day countries…two which were formally kingdoms and territories of great leaders such as Genghis Khan and Tamerlane.  They are located along the route of the ancient Silk Road(s) traversed from China to Europe. You will have personable and well-educated local Continue Reading...

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