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September 2014
Northern Peru offers some of the greatest archaeological treasures in the Americas and a fascinating insight into the pre-Inca culture.
Historical group tour of Iran. Discover art and architecture from the 6th century Achaemenid dynasty and treasures from empires since in this fascinating country.
October 2014
In a country full of evocative places, nowhere embodies the mystique and otherness of India, quite like Kashmir.
Journey through one of Latin America’s largest and most diverse countries following in the gold trail from its source in the Minas Gerais region to the port town of Paraty.
Rich in art, architecture and other crafts from the royal Macedonian court and today’s archaeological excavations continue to bring to light the immense wealth and importance of this region.
Colombia is one of the most remarkable countries in the Americas; a land of extraordinary natural beauty and diversity, as well as outstanding history.
Marvel at glittering gold pagodas, take a long tailed boat across the calm waters of Inle Lake and explore the Temples of Bagan on this expert led tour to Burma.
This Remote China tour focuses on the textiles skills of the ethnic peoples, architecture and landscapes and of China's Guizhou Province as well as the profound changes that have taken place in the region over the last 10 years.
November 2014
Today it is rare to find a country with such a rich architectural heritage and a timeless legacy of fine Roman remains, so devoid of tourists
Tour the cultural northern half of Ethiopia to view the pervasive heritage of the Orthodox Church, visiting five UNESCO World Heritage sites including the rock cut churches at Lalibela, the stelae at Axum, the Islamic city of Harrar and the Simien Mountains.
This beautiful journey to Northern India has been designed for those who wish to experience a fascinating culture with sketchbook in hand. Beginners and non-sketchers equally welcome
December 2014
View the marks left by a mesmerizing variety of civilisations. Explore Sicily’s incredibly rich cultural heritage, visiting many fascinating sites on this beautiful island.
Explore one of Arabia’s best kept secrets. See majestic mountains, deserts, large oases and medieval fortified towns and castles in this idyllic land.
Enjoy Christmas in Istanbul, viewing churches, palaces and mosques, which contrast with the contemporary hubbub of its vibrant streets and colourful bazaars.
Visit pyramids and ancient sites in the largest country in Africa and meet with the incredibly hospitable and friendly Sudanese people.
January 2015
This cultural journey begins in tranquil Laos, exploring the charming former royal capital Luang Prabang with its blend of traditional Buddhist temples and French colonial architecture.
This tour traces a great triangle through the spectacular Maya World. Visit some of Central America’s most scenic locations and explore the rich and vivid Maya culture, ancient and modern.
February 2015
This very special journey to southern India has been designed for those who wish to experience a fascinating culture with sketchbook in hand. Beginners and non-sketchers equally welcome
Tour the cultural northern half of Ethiopia to view the pervasive heritage of the Orthodox Church, visiting five UNESCO World Heritage sites including the rock cut churches at Lalibela, the stelae at Axum and the Simien Mountains.
Explore the culture and landscapes of Burma combined with the opportunity to learn the art of watercolour with your tutor Amanda Cooper.
Discover the delights of St Petersburg including the iconic Catherine Palace and the estate of Pavlovsk. Gain privileged access to the Hermitage's restricted areas led by Katya Galitzine.
March 2015
Journey into one of the least visited areas of the world, travelling through beautiful mountain scenery, and trace the golden age of the Assyrians.
Timed for the colourful Paro festival, experience ancient temples and distinctive monastic fortresses (dzongs) set amidst spectacular mountain scenery.
April 2015
Delight in the art and archaeology of the fabled cities of Samarkand and Bukhara on the western Silk Road.
During this 14 day tour of Israel and Jordan - sail on the Sea of Galilee, discover Jerusalem's world celebrated sites and explore the Red Rose City of Petra.
This tour combines two of Central Asia’s most magical countries, linked by their shared importance along the legendary Silk Road.
Learn the art of quick, vivid sketching while exploring the beautiful Atlas Mountains and the vibrant city of Marrakech.
May 2015
Historical group tour of Iran. Discover art and architecture from the 6th century Achaemenid dynasty and treasures from empires since in this fascinating country.
This tour has been designed alongside, and in support of, the Global Heritage Fund who have been successfully preserving some of South Eastern Turkey's most important cultural heritage sites.
Historically the buffer state between the Habsburgs and the Ottoman Porte, Transylvania was once a semi-autonomous part of the Kingdom of Hungry. Now part of Romania, this fledgling Kingdom has absorbed a diversity of cultures including Hungarians, Saxons, Romanians, Jews, Armenians, Swabians and Roma. This blend of cultures, architectural styles and traditions makes for a fascinating destination.
This cultural and art focused tour allows you to experience the Havana Biennial, a festival showcasing the best of contemporary Latin American art, as well as exploring this cities rich cultural heritage.
June 2015
Explore the rich Christian traditions and art in these picturesque countries and view the superb architectural heritage visible today.
This special tour combines the fascinating yet little-visited archaeological sites of northern Peru with the snow-capped mountains of the Cordillera Blanca in central Peru, all accompanied by a special guest – Hilary Bradt.
August 2015
Explore the rich treasures of this scenic region by visiting some of the key stops on one of the oldest and most notorious of trade routes – the Silk Road.
Atmospheric Greek & Roman cities, mountainous scenery and friendly locals make this fascinating tour in the Illyria of ancient times.
September 2015
This tour of Israel packs serious punch, with each day bursting with historical and biblical highlights including Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Jericho.
This tour gives you an indepth look at the culture, history and beliefs of this Himalyan plateau. Explore the beautiful Himalyan landscapes, visit ancient monasteries as well as the winter and summer residences of the Dalai Lama.
Delight in the art and archaeology of the fabled cities of Samarkand and Bukhara on the western Silk Road.
Historical group tour of Iran. Discover art and architecture from the 6th century Achaemenid dynasty and treasures from empires since in this fascinating country.
Join Rebecca Bradshaw to discover this little visited region. Trace the golden ages of the Assyrians, the Medes and their occupation of the region.
Georgia has a unique Caucasian culture, a rich Christian Orthodox heritage, dramatic mountain scenery, excellent food, superb wines and a deeply rooted tradition of generous hospitality and song.
Visit this much overlooked region of Turkey and discover Urartian castles, Armenian churches, the Syriac Orthodox Christian communities of the Tur Abdin as well as ethereal Lake Van and the extraordinary funerary complex at Nemrut Dagi.
October 2015
Rich in art, architecture and other crafts from the royal Macedonian court and today’s archaeological excavations continue to bring to light the immense wealth and importance of this region.
Marvel at glittering gold pagodas, take a long tailed boat across the calm waters of Inle Lake and explore the Temples of Bagan on this expert led tour to Burma.
A country steeped in ancient history and tradition, this tour introduces Japan's traditional and modern sides, from the bright neon lights of Tokyo, to Kyoto, its traditional heart.
One of Arabia’s best kept secrets, this tour explores some of Oman’s 1,000 mile coastline and spectacularly varied scenery, where dramatic mountains meet the desert and large oases surround medieval fortified towns and castles.
Today it is rare to find a country with such a rich architectural heritage and a timeless legacy of fine Roman remains, so devoid of tourists
November 2015
North India The Art of Sketching Tour | The Traveller | Expert Led Group Tours | Led by Maxine Relton RWA
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