Travel
 

Colgate people never stop learning — and some never stop moving. Your alumni office is proud to offer a series of adventures that will let you see the world and gather knowledge along the way.


 

Patagonia Sur
Ongoing



Experience serene comfort, rustic elegance, breathtaking beauty, and boundless adventure in Chilean Patagonia at the exclusive Patagonia Sur Nature Reserve Membership Club. Patagonia Sur's network of "best of the best" properties encompasses more than 100,000 acres of extraordinary highlights that are unique in the world: pristine coastal areas, spectacular lake frontages, scenic river valleys, soaring glacier- covered volcanoes, verdant forests, and unspoiled wildlife habitats. Your stay includes double-occupancy accommodations in members-only properties, all meals and beverages, prepared by top Chilean chefs. A wide variety of adventure activities—led by world-class, bilingual guides—such as fly fishing, horseback riding, river & sea kayaking, mountain biking, nature walks and hiking, rafting and river float trips, sea safaris, bird watching, and community & conservation projects are also included. Best of all, Colgate alumni can take advantage of exclusive pricing. 

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Legendary Turkey
June 10-24, 2012


Turkey—where Europe and Asia meet to form “the cradle of civilization”—is yours to discover on this exclusive 15-day tour. Begin your journey in Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural and spiritual heart. The city astonishes with its legendary Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace, one of the world’s richest museums. Then travel south to the sacred World War I battlefield of Gallipoli, ferry across the Dardanelles to Troy, and explore the wealth of Greco-Roman ruins at ancient Pergamum. Spend a full day at Turkey’s classical city, Ephsesus. Among its treasures are the grand Library of Celsus and a 25,000-seat amphitheater with excellent acoustics and splendid views. Visit a carpet factory for a demonstration and enjoy lunch in a local village before boarding a privately chartered gulet yacht. For four splendid days cruise the exquisite Turquoise Coast, relaxing and discovering hidden sights, quaint fishing villages, and remote ruins. End your journey in the seaside resort Antalya, with a side trip to ancient Perge.

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