Confounded & Bewitched North India
SOLD OUTThe startling array of sensual, spiritual and intellectual riches of India resists generalizations. We will explore the dizzying contrasts of the world’s largest democracy from throbbing metropolis, to sleepy village, to the great regal excess of the famous Raj, to the restorative calm of the holy city of Varanasi.
Russia’s Golden Age Moscow/
April 2014Classical Pursuits returns to Russia, this time focusing on the Golden Age of Russian culture: 1850-1910. Russian realism blossomed with the novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, Chekhov’s and Stanislavsky’s drama, and with the music of Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff.
August/September 2014It’s a rare visitor to Iceland who is not touched by its desolate beauty. This wild island boasts some of Europe’s most impressive natural wonders – massive glaciers, barren highlands, rumbling volcanoes, vast lava fields, deep gorges and fjords. It’s a land of extremes that begs to be explored.
PO’BOYS & NAUGHTY GIRLS IN N’AWLINS
October 2014Classical Pursuits goes to New Orleans, focusing on the literature of this unique city. We will wade into romantic, and utterly unique New Orleans, probing what accounts for the city’s famous joie de vivre, despite – or perhaps because of – the surreal challenges the city has constantly, triumphantly, overcome.
Thoughtful Vacations for Inquiring Adults with
The world's best literature, art and music as our guides.