1. What? Three Courses, 3 credits each: • Anthropology 293 • English 215 • History 205
2. When? May 1 - July 17 Trip To Greece: May 25 - June 22
Pre-Trip (CVC, T-TH, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.): seven, 3 hour seminars May 1,May 6,May 8, May 13, May 15, May 20, May 22 Post Trip (CVC, TH, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.) : three, 3 hour seminars July 3, July 10, July 17
3. Who? North Island College Students Faculty: Anne Cumming Dan Hinman-Smith Jim Anderson The Muses cavort with NIC students.
5. How Much Money? Tourlite Accommodations In US $ $2,149 Flight $1,700 Food (Estimated) $700 Tuition (three 3-credit classes) $750 Fees $250 Extra Touring, Activities And Museums $200 Books $100 Estimated Total: $5,849
6. Other Key Financial Information a) Student Loans ***N.B. The North Island College administration has designed a system so that those students who are dependent upon student loans will be able to meet payment deadlines so long that they commit themselves to the courses and trip. Ask Jim or Dan about the details here.
6. Other Key Financial Information b) Payment Deadlines Upon Move Up From Waiting List $200 Deposit March 26th (Airline Ticket) $1499 April 18th (Tourlite) US $2149 May 1st (Tuition and Fees) $1000
May 26-27: Athens Day 1: Arrive in Athens, Tour Plaka
Day 2: Tuesday, May 27th Tour Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and Keramikos Cemetery The Panagia Spiliotas in the Theatre Dionysus
Day 3: Wednesday, May 28th Tour Bus from Athens to Delphi -- Stop at Livadhia to drink at the Springs of Mnemosyne and Lethe, the goddesses of Memory and Forgetfulness, before visiting the Oracle of Trophonios and Osios Loukas Monastery.
Day 4: Thursday, May 29th -- Delphi Visit the archaeological site and museum at Delphi Will the Pythia offer you a prophecy?
The Delphi Museum: The omphalos and hanging scarves at the Temple of Athena
Day 5: Friday, May 30th Possible day hike up Mount Parnassas to the Corcyian Cave of Pan and his nymphs.
May 31- June 2: Tinos
Day 7: Sunday, June 1st Day Excursion to Mykonos and Delos
Day 9: Tuesday, June 3rd Travel from Tinos to Santorini. We transfer through the port of Parikia on Paros and will see if we have time to walk into town to the Church of Ekatondapyliani, the oldest church in Greece and the place where Helen, the mother of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great, is said to have stopped during her search for the True Cross.
Day 13: Saturday, June 7th Visit The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in the a.m.
Day 14: Sunday, June 8th: In Search Of The Caves Of Crete The Dhiktean Cave -- Home to the baby Zeus
The Cave of Eilethyia, the goddess of childbirth Eilethyia and the birth of Athena
Day 16: Tuesday, June 10th Possible day hike of Samaria Gorge
Night 17-Day 18: Wed-Th, June 11th-12th Travel from Hania to Sparta via overnight ferry to Piraeus and by bus from Athens to Sparta. Tour Eleusis west of Athens on the way.
Demeter’s well at Eleusis Demeter welcomes back Persephone from the Underworld at Eleusis
Day 19: Friday, June 13th Tour Sparta in the a.m. . . . The Menelaion Temple of Artemis Orthia
The River Eurotas at Sparta and the rape of Leda by Zeus. Is it here that the Trojan War began?
Day 19: Friday, June 13th . . . And Mystras in the afternoon.
Day 20: Saturday, June 14th Tour bus from Sparta to Nauplion. Visit Theatre and Asklepion at Epidaurus.