Precious Journeys® College Edition is about the next steps for our future leaders as they begin to discover their own voices, talents and independent forms of expression. These adventures allow young adults to continue to explore while still with their families, and, at the same time, begin to use the knowledge and skills they have gained up to this point.
Just as Precious Journeys® introduced younger children to new places, people and experiences that they have not likely encountered before such as a hands-on peanut butter workshop in Guatemala, Precious Journeys® College Edition presents young adults with opportunities to investigate more complex interests such as the global art form of graffiti as expressed in Buenos Aires, Colombia and elsewhere; or on a multi-day trek walk to connect with Australia’s amazing wilderness; or a climb up 750 steps of Sri Lanka’s 12th-century Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Precious Journeys® College Edition challenges tomorrow’s leaders to make a difference as they prepare for college, careers and future lives.
Southern Africa: Teeth of the Crocodile 10 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
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In this Precious Journeys College Edition adventure, you travel with guides who have extensive knowledge of the bush, the animals and the cultures. You walk with the fabled Bushmen of the Kalahari, who share their knowledge and understanding of man's relationship to the environment. There are opportunities throughout this journey to explore what Africa has to teach all of us. Witness a little known zebra migration; and meet rescued, orphaned elephants plus take time to savor a range of activities at dramatic Victoria Falls.
Australia Active 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $9,970
Explore Australia’s remarkable landscapes during trekking adventures in both the ancient Flinders Range and in the Scenic Rim region outside Brisbane. Join in active conservation projects to help conserve to valuable species - the koala and the Tiger Quoll. Experience sophisticated Sydney and take the Sydney Bridge climb challenge and scale stairs and catwalks never previously opened to the public for stunning panoramic views of the city and harbor. This journey is just the right mix of adventure for the outdoor enthusiast.
Guatemala, Colombia & Argentina: Graffiti Art Experience 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
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Graffiti encompasses writing and drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, chiseled or painted illicitly on walls and other surfaces, usually within public view. The can be simple written words or elaborate wall paintings. The use of graffiti has existed since ancient times. Examples date back to ancient Egypt, Greece, and the Roman Empire. The term graffiti originally referred to the inscriptions and drawings found on the walls of ancient sepulchres or ruins in the Catacombs of Rome or at Pompeii. This unique and fascinating journey explores facets, framework and meaning of graffiti today in Latin America as seen through the eyes of artists in these countries. Specialist guides provide context, both historical and modern, to help you discover this compelling art movement.
Sri Lanka Adventure 16 Days Precious Journeys® College Edition Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel
Starting Price: $5,680
Sri Lanka is multi-faceted destination with historic cultures and adventures from whitewater rafting to forest trekking. Explore the world of the Asian elephant; climb the 750 steps of the 12th-century Sigiriya Rock Fortress; and venture out on a cycling trek some 37 miles through villages and lush landscapes. Experience a range of adventure activities from snorkeling to whitewater rafting to whale watching.