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Photo of two giraffes
Friday March 1 to Friday March 15, 2019

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See one of the world’s truly magnificent countries with a world renowned expert.

The setting for this trip is the stunning backdrop that is South Africa and the veldt where you will experience the thrill of big game safaris. See thriving modern cities, seascapes where two oceans meet, picturesque wineries and mountains and highlands with diamond and gold mines. 

 

Wednesday May 1 to Thursday May 16, 2019

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Dinners by the sea or in the shadow of the Acropolis, beautiful towns, archaeological ruins, first-class museums, artistic wonders, magnificent scenery, monasteries, churches....the enduring beauty of Greece stuns the senses.

Sunday May 5, 2019 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Join us as we tour the fascinating financial district. Examine the work of world famous architects such as Mies van der Rohe, I. M. Pei and Santiago Calatrava. In addition, view interesting sculptures such as The Pasture.

Monday May 6 to Monday May 16, 2019

Travel with us to Rome and the surrounding area to experience intriguing sights specially chosen by our Resource Person Ken Bartlett, including both “must sees” and the less well known.

 

Wednesday May 8, 2019 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Join us on our new walk as we wander through what was once the old Jewish Market, past late Victorian buildings that have undergone considerable change over the years, and onto the campus of the University of Toronto. Memories of times past mix with the modern life of condos, restaurants and music.

Sunday May 12 - 2 to 3:30 pm

While exploring the landmark religious buildings along Church and Bond Streets, including the recently restored St. Michael’s Cathedral, learn about the role of the church in the social development of the city and Upper Canada.

Wednesday May 15 - 6 to 7:30 pm

The provincial legislature, the mansions on Queen's Park Crescent, St. Michael’s University, Victoria University. Learn their stories and their secrets, while seeing some new and interesting Toronto architecture.

Sunday May 19 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Discover the rich history of “The Danforth” which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and a former Nickelodeon. Hear about an early, influential family, the Playters.

This walk is offered in both English and French languages.

Wednesday May 22 - 6 to 7:30 pm

In one of Toronto’s largest cemeteries, we will stroll through the beautiful treed landscape and hear the stories of people who were influential in the growth of Toronto during the Victorian era. We will learn about mourning customs, memorial styles and the meaning of symbols found on the monuments and mausoleums.

Wednesday May 29 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Once the most fashionable address in Toronto, Jarvis Street retains many of its old mansions and churches and has acquired new architectural gems. A walk down this broad street provides insight into its elegant past and energetic present.