May 2020 ~ 2 Weeks plus extension
~ The Balkans~
Bosnia ~ Serbia ~ Kosovo ~ Macedonia ~ extension to Albania & Montenegro
A circle through this crossroad of cultures and historical highlights
With 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites included, our Balkan Mosaic tour has been tailored to offer you the region in two parts. We will discover the legacy left by Greco-Roman Antiquity, various Medieval Kingdoms, the Republic of Venice, the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian Empires, as well as the 20C as we travel through Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania.
~ Colombia ~ Bogota, UNESCO world heritage site,
Medellin 'The beautiful city' plus undiscovered colonial towns
Immerse yourself in culture, follow cobblestone paths, witness breathtaking views, and enjoy a variety of typical art, cuisine, music, dance and dress. Admire the architecture of these towns, and look upon priceless jewels protected in museums.
Visit flora and fauna sanctuaries and appreciate their biodiversity, hike to remote villages, and discover the beauty of the Caribbean coast with the city of Cartagena and the azure beaches of Tayrona National Park.
~ Morocco ~
Discovering art forms in gardens and jewelry
We will embrace the poetry of their gardens and the beautiful intricate jewelry, a wonderful blend of African, Arab, Berber, French and Spanish styles.
Listen to the storytellers—an integral part of the culture—and browse for handicrafts.
It’s not hard to imagine what it was like in the past, a time when caravans loaded their camels with food and goods to sell at the markets.
A major trade route bringing riches from the Sahara, the jewellery shows a multitude of influences and resources including Middle-Eastern, sub–Saharan and European materials and techniques.