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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Please join local resident Lisa Marquardt for travelogues/slide shows of the Silk Road and Antarctica!
Tuesday, March 11, 7pm Silk Road Part 1: Nepal, Tibet, and Western China
Travel up the Kathmandu Valley, ascend the Tibetan Plateau, and join the Silk Road in the Uighur area of China. See classic ...
sites including the UNESCO temples of Kathmandu, Mount Everest, the Potola palace in Lhasa, and markets of Kashgar, China.
Tuesday, April 8, 7pm Silk Road Part 2: The stans - Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan
Travel through three very different stans. Learn about the mountains, lakes, and hospitality of Kyrgyzstan, the Islamic architecture of Uzbekistan, and wacky, wild Turkmenistan with its flaming gas craters and marble capital.
Tuesday, May 13, 7pm Silk Road Part 3: Crossing the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia)
Learn about the amazing growth of the capital city, Baku, the mud volcanoes of oil laden Azerbaijan and the fortresses and monasteries of the former Soviet republics of Georgia and Armenia.
Tuesday, June 10, 7pm Rounding the horn of South America & Antarctica
Enjoy the scenery of the Chilean fjords and stops in Patagonia. Visit the southern-most city of the world, sail around Cape Horn to the Antarctic Peninsula, followed by a visit to the King Penguins in the Falkland Islands. Finish with tours of Montevideo, Uruguay and Buenos Aires, Argentina. <