Tour the wonders of China with professors Greg van Alstyne (anthropology) and Christine Wynder (Chinese) from June 28 to July 23, 2016.
- Marvel at the ultra-modern mega-cities of Shanghai and Beijing
- Lie back for a five-day Yangzi River cruise past the gargantuan Three-Gorges Dam
- Hop on a bicycle to tour Xi’an, capital of the ancient Chinese empire
- Discover the subterranean army of life-size Terracotta Warriors
- Explore the Yungang Caves and the oldest collection of Buddhist carvings, statues and frescoes in China dating to the 5th century
- Drink tea under red-lanterns in Pingyao, the most perfectly preserved Chinese city from the Ming dynastic era
- Hike the Great Wall of China
- Visit Tian’anmen Square, the political and cultural center of the Chinese capital
- Lose yourself in the Forbidden City, former home of 24 Chinese emperors
- Dine on Peking duck and sample the fiery hotpot, huoguo, in the local markets
Anticipated cost is $3,000 (includes airfare, road and water transportation, and accommodations). Only 12 spots are available; students are encouraged to reserve their spot on the trip as soon as possible.
For details, call 360-736-9391, ext. 552 or 513 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.