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Pacific Union College Offers Tours This Way and That

Pacific Union College is offering three interesting and educational tours during the summer and fall of 1997. Dr. Gordon Thomas, professor emeritus of history, is leading two tours: one to the British Isles and the other to the Panama Canal. And PUC graduate Rob Stretter, '95, is leading a visit to the annual Shakespeare festival in Ashland, Oregon.

Britain & Ireland

From July 8 to 23, Gordon Thomas will conduct a tour of Britain and Ireland. The itinerary includes Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, the panoramic Ring of Kerry, Dublin, the north coast of Wales, England's Lake District, Edinburgh, York, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Windsor, and London. The price for the Britain and Ireland tour is $3,098 per person, which includes round trip airfare, accommodations in first-class hotels, and most breakfasts and dinners. Three units of college credit are available for a $105 tuition fee.

Shakespeare Festival at Ashland

Rob Stretter will lead a visit to the annual Shakespeare festival in Ashland, Oregon, August 11-15. Participants will attend four of Shakespeare's plays: As You Like It, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Timon of Athens, and King Lear; take a backstage tour; meet an actor; and discuss the plays. The $245 base price includes theater tickets and accommodations at a youth hostel. Two or three units of college credit are available for a tuition fee of $190 per unit. Those taking the course for credit pay a discounted base price of $200. The deposit deadline is March 14.

Panama Canal Cruise

From October 8-24, Gordon Thomas will lead a tour of the Panama Canal, the Caribbean, and the Mexican Riviera, on board the Celebrity Cruise Lines ship Horizon. Inside cabin prices are $2,475 per person, and outside cabins are $2,675 per person. These prices include round trip airfare as well as port fees. Three units of college credit are available for a $105 tuition fee.
Note: This is an archived article and does not necessarily represent current issues at Pacific Union College.