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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

A funny thing happens when I travel with Classical Pursuits: I fall in love. OK, It may be more philia than eros, but a deep and enduring affection develops for the country I am visiting. It happened in Egypt, in India, in Vietnam and Cambodia. I leave home with great […]

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Colombia: Márquez & More — Much More!

Colombia: Márquez & More — Much More!

Dear Friends: One of the most wonderful features of the modern era is that travel and the Internet have made the best the world has to offer accessible to vast numbers of people. In a few months, I will be leading my second trip for Classical Pursuits — this time […]

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GUEST BLOG — The Final Cut

GUEST BLOG — The Final Cut

Mark and Ann just finished final decision-making for the reading for our Classical Pursuits trip to Colombia. Read about the process of book selection for the trip by leader Mark Cwik: Book selection for a Classical Pursuits trip begins at the same time as the idea for the trip itself. […]

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GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

I think we read and we travel for many of the same reasons. We like to visit new places and experience new things. Books are a kind of travel by imagination. Although I’ve travelled a fair bit, and I’ve read quite a lot, I’d never combined the two until I […]

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