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Study abroad opportunities announced for 2011

Seminole State's Travel Study programs took students, faculty and community members to India over the College's 2010 Spring Break. The group explored many popular sites, including the historic Taj Mahal.

Seminole State recently unveiled three Travel Study programs for 2011: an 11-day Spanish getaway; a 10-day land and sea tour of Egypt; and an 11-day excursion through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Spain, Land of Many Cultures: March 3-13, 2011

This Travel Study Program, scheduled during Seminole State's 2011 Spring Break, will take participants to Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Cordoba, Granada and Barcelona. The trip includes tours of royal palaces, synagogues, cathedrals, museums and several other attractions, as well as a stop at one of Spain's famous bullfighting rings.

The cost is approximately $2,600 and includes airfare, accommodations, most meals, entrance fees and a bilingual tour guide. (Additional fees may apply).

For more information, contact Dr. Isabel Cottrell at 407.708.2072 or Professor Marisabel Irizarry at 407.708.2073.

Egyptian Kingdom: May 14-23, 2011

This expedition begins in Cairo, where travelers will take in the historic sites and pyramids of Memphis, Sakkara and Giza. Participants will then fly to Luxor for a four-day cruise on the Nile River, which includes stops along the East and West banks, as well as in the cities of Edfu, Esna, Kom Ombo and Aswan.

The cost is approximately $3,200 and includes airfare, accommodations, most meals, entrance fees and a bilingual tour guide. (Additional fees may apply).

For more information, e-mail Professor Richard Harmon or call 407.708.2647.

Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam: May 18-28, 2011

This journey through Southeast Asia takes travelers to Bangkok, Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh City. It includes visits to palaces, temples and terraces, as well as tours of the War Remnants Museum and the elaborate tunnel system used to hide Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War.

The cost is approximately $3,900 and includes airfare, accommodations, most meals, entrance fees and a bilingual tour guide. (Additional fees may apply).

For more information, e-mail Professor Rachel Braaten or call 407.971.5131.

Seminole State's Travel Study programs are open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Each trip is led by EF Educational Tours and accompanied by an optional three-credit course.

Students must be at least 18 years old to travel abroad with Seminole State. Enrollment is limited, so participants are encouraged to reserve their spots early.
 
For more information on these and other trips, visit Seminole State's Travel Study Web page.

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