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University of Rochester Alumni Association Tours are designed to provide worry-free basics--transportation, transfers, accommodations, some meals, baggage handling, and professional guides--and still allow you time to pursue your individual interests. Escorts drawn from University faculty and staff accompany most tours to provide special services and educational enrichment.

Alumni Association tours are open to all members of the University community and their immediate families. Other relatives and friends are welcome as space permits (these unaffiliated travelers are requested to make a $100 gift to the University).

Amazon--The Greatest Voyage in Natural History
November 6-13, 1999

Join a thrilling adventure into an exotic realm--the mysterious Amazon. Journey into the rainforest aboard La Amatista, a 28-passenger expedition vessel. In the jungles and black water rivers of the Amazon and its tributaries, you'll watch for a wide variety of monkeys, birds, fish, and extraordinary jungle vegetation. Expert naturalists will guide you throughout this great adventure.

Hidden Islands of the Grenadines & the Windwards and Leewards
January 29-February 5, 2000

This cruise to the more remote islands of the Lesser Antilles avoids the main shipping lanes and busy ports, focusing instead on small islands where the Yorktown Clipper anchors in yacht harbors and secluded bays. On-board naturalists will help you spot unusual and beautiful tropical plants and birds as you enjoy the beaches and turquoise waters of Grenada, Union Island, Bequia, St. Lucia, Nevis, and Dominica.

More upcoming trips:

New Zealand and Australia--February 2000

Islands and Seaports of Iberia & the Western Mediterranean--May 2000

Luxury Wine Cruise--May 2000

Alumni College in Sorrento--June, 2000

Russia's White Sea, the North Cape, and the Norwegian Fjords--June 2000

Brochures with full details on each of these tours are generally available six months prior to the trip date. At that point, you may request brochures from the Alumni Association, University of Rochester, 685 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. The phone number is (800) 333-0175 or (716) 273-5888 and the e-mail address is

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