What Floats Your Boat?
By Aefa Mulholland | AN OUTTRAVELER.COM EXCLUSIVE
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Egypt/Nile Adventure aboard Sonesta Star Goddess
Cairo/Luxor, Egypt to Luxor/Cairo, Egypt
February 2010, dates to be confirmed
On board After the wonders of Cairo, the group flies to Luxor to embark upon seven days on board the high-end Star Goddess, a 33-unit ship with an outdoor pool, running track, full service spa and dining room, deck bar and lounge.
On shore Five days on land allow the opportunity to take in Memphis, the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the Sphinx and the only remaining ancient Wonder of the World, the Great Pyramid at Giza, while enjoying accommodations at the luxurious Mena House in Cairo. Historical highlights include the Valley of Kings, the Valley of Queens, the Colossi of Memnon, Aswan Dam and numerous other fascinating ports of call.
On the itinerary Social highlights include the Captain's Party, an Egyptian Costume Party and a Martini and Disco Night.
Athens, Greece to Athens, Greexe
August 17-27, 2010
On board 25-cabin Panorama
On shore Athens, Hydra, Santorini, Mykonos, Sounion
On the itinerary Tour Athens, then set sail for the Greek Isles. Azure water, quaint towns and taverns, and gorgeous beaches await -- as do two days in gay mecca Mykonos.
Journey Down the Amazon
Lima, Peru to Lima, Peru
October 6-13, 2010
On board 28-passenger MV Delfin II.
On shore Lima, Iquitos, Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Peru
On the itinerary Including four days traveling down the mighty Amazon, this expedition ventures from the city delights of boisterous Lima to the mysterious heart of the Peruvian rainforest. Expect to see boas, caimans, every color of bird, and pink rover dolphins.