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  1. 1. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 OVERVIEW THE SCHOLAR SHIP For a period of 16 weeks, 600 students from diverse backgrounds and nationalities will sail together in an experiential learning voyage. On board the ship, students will take part in academic programs, networking opportunities and more. Students will transverse the globe and visit the following nations: Greece, Portugal, Panama, Ecuador, Tahiti, New Zea- land, Australia and China. Each student will have the opportunity to participate in Port Programs that are designed to enhance the academic exchange as well as further the goals of the program. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  2. 2. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Graduate A s s is tan ts h i p: Plan of A c ti o n About the Program: From September 5th through technology through proven December 23rd, Arturo Pelayo, methods. a Graduate Student of the Master’s in Instructional De- The Scholarship is formed by a sign will attend the inaugural consortium of Academic voyage of the Scholar Ship. Stewards integrated by the fol- ACTIVITIES lowing universities: Al Akha- As a Graduate Assistant for the wayn University, Morocco; College of Education and Cardff University, United COEHS PODCASTING Human Services through the Kingdom; Fudan University, It has been planned that a great Office for Partnerships, Profes- China; Macquaire University, deal of the activities, excursions, sional Development and Tech- Australia; Tec de Monterrey, port programs and other events nology, Arturo will take advan- Mexico; University of Califor- on the Ship be video and audio tage of the opportunity to nia, Berkeley, USA; University podcasted. travel across the globe and en- of Ghana, Ghana. gage in conversations as varied Such podcasts would then be- as the different interests that For the semester exchange, the come available through the WIU each Academic Department Institute for International Edu- @ iTunesU service or by any within the College of Educa- cation (IIE) has given Arturo a means that the College of Educa- tion and Human Services has. $10,000USD grant towards tion and Human Services may the Academic component of deem appropriate. This program is an exciting the program. Also, the Presi- sixteen weeks that includes dent of The Scholar Ship, Dr. SCHOLAR SHIP + WIU daily academic and cultural Joseph D. Olander, has activities that students engage granted a $2,000USD Presi- Another goal of the semester upon and further expand their dential Scholarship to Arturo. exchange is to create partner- knowledge of their chosen ar- The base cost of the program ships and internationalize COEHS eas of study in an international is $20,000USD and does not and the University. setting. include four out of seven aca- demic port programs, no shore Faculty of several departments There are exciting challenges excursions nor independent within COEHS, have expressed ahead for the development of travel. At this point, arrange- their desire to integrate certain new models of educational col- ments are being made to fill experiences from the voyage into laboration, and it is intended the funding gap. Through an their courses for the Fall 2007 that this experience will further arrangement, Arturo will be semester. This will be accom- allow COEHS and WIU to able to retain his Graduate As- plished through video conferenc- enhance the delivery of knowl- sistantship, which will cover a ing and other digital means. edge by the integration of fraction of the remainder of the total program cost. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  3. 3. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 CONTACT Voyage Itinerary. GUIDE Via internet video confer- encing using iChat AV, Arturo will be reporting his semester exchange experiences and partner- ship updates to the follow- ing individuals at WIU: COEHS: Assistant to the Dean, Mr. Rodney Greer, Director, Office for Partnerships, Profes- Piraeus (Athens), Greece! ! -! ! 05/Sep/2007 sional Development and Lisbon, Portugal! ! 13/Sep/2007! ! 19/Sep/2007 Technology. Panama City, Panama! RJ-Greer@wiu.edu 01/Oct/2007! ! 07/Oct/2007 Guayaquil, Ecuador! 11/Oct/2007! ! 17/Oct/2007 IDT Department, Papeete, Tahiti! ! 29/Oct/2007! ! 30/Oct/2007 Dr. Hoyet Hemphill, Auckland, New Zealand! 07/Nov/2007! ! 13/Nov/2007 Chair, Sydney, Australia! ! 18/Nov/2007! ! 24/Nov/2007 HH-Hemphill@wiu.edu Shanghai, China! ! 07/Dec/2007! ! 13/Dec/2007 Macau/Hong Kong! ! 18/Dec/2007! ! 19/Dec/2007 Hong Kong! ! - ! 23/Dec/2007! ! ! COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  4. 4. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Portugal ! ! ! ! ! ! “A Leader is a Dealer in Hope” quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; quot; Napoleon Bonaparte. Saturday, September 1, 2007 Friday, September 14, 2007 10:00 am Lisbon and the Great Maritime 4:00 am! Depart from Chicago (ORD) Explorers ! ! Flight Delta Airlines 5360 2:05 pm! Depart from New York (JFK) ! ! Flight OA416 Lisbon is linked with the heroic deeds of the Portu- _____________________________ guese maritime exploration of the 15th and 16th centuries. This was the Age of Discoveries and the Sunday, September 2, 2007 Golden Era of Portugal, transforming Lisbon into the opulent centre of a vast empire. This tour is an oppor- tunity to consider some of the greatest maritime 6:35 am! Arrival in Athens, Greece expeditions in history. You will have a specially guided visit to the Jeronimos Monastery and the Maritime _____________________________ Museum, hearing about some of the hopes and leg- ends of the high seas. The tour concludes with a visit Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 to the Monument to Discoveries, the starting point for countless epic voyages. > Embarkation & Orientation _____________________________ 10:00 am Depart Greece Saturday, September 15, 2007 _____________________________ 10:00 am Sintra Jeep Safari Thursday, September 13, 2007 Depart from the pier cruising in a safari jeep with your > Arrival in Lisbon, Portugal personal driver, guide, and Safari guidebook for > First Academic Port Program your journey to Sintra. Over country roads, you will enter the inlands of Sintra Mountain and its beautiful 9:00 am Discovery Walk centenary trees, eventually reaching Alto da Memória ! ! to view an endless landscape, an immense ocean, The best way to get acquainted with a historic ! ! and the Pena Palace crowning its peak. Stop in the city is on foot. With lightweight audio iPods and a de- centre of Sintra to discover the mysteries of this tailed map, take an easy !walking tour of the ancient centenary village, and then continue through the pic- cobble-stoned streets and historic sights of Lisbonquot;s turesque towns of Eugaria and Galamares before captivating Baixa and Bairro Alto districts. arriving to Roca Cape, ascending 144 meters above the Atlantic Ocean as the most western point of the Spend as much or as little time as youquot;d like at each European continent. spot. Consult the customized map to find each loca- _____________________________ tion and then go to the indicated number on the player for a detailed description of the site. There are Wednesday, September 19, 2007 more than 25 points of interest programmed into the player. 9:00 am Inside and Under Portugal _____________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  5. 5. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Travel through marsh lands to arrive at the largest caves in Portugal, Mira dquot;Aire. After underground ex- _______________________________________ ploration, take a scenic drive through the Portuguese countryside towards the medieval town of Óbidos, _______________________________________ dating back to 308BC. _____________________________ _______________________________________ Port event planner: ______________________________________ _______________________________________ Event:! ! location: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Homework: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  6. 6. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Panama “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because that person wants to do it.” -Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the USA (1953 - 1961). streams, and hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Your four day adventure includes motor and canoe Tuesday, October 2, 2007 expeditions, hiking, night walks, horseback riding, swimming and snorkeling, meeting with an Amerin- dian ethnic group in their village, and staying at the > Arrival in Panama City, Panama Chucanti Field Station in the jungle. _____________________________ 9:00 am Rain Forest & Harpy Eagle Expedition Sunday, October 7, 2007 The Soberania National Park contains an incredible biodiversity: the Panama Audubon Society has set 9:00 am Chagres River & the Embera Indians world-record bird counts here. Your naturalist guide will take you through the National Park and the famed Pipeline Road, showing you the plants used by locals Board a motorized canoe and travel up the Chagres for construction, handicrafts, and even for medicinal River through the rainforest to the indigenous village purposes, as well as numerous monkeys and other of Embera Drua. The Emberas will give you a warm mammals. After lunch, you will visit the Summit welcome complete with traditional dancing, music, Botanical Gardens, with more than 12,000 different and food. Spend the day learning about their customs species of plants from all over the world's tropics. and special communion with Mother Nature, hear Here you will enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the about their natural medicines and handcrafts, be Harpy Eagle Aviary. This eagle, an endangered painted with the traditional jaguar dye, and hike with species, is considered the strongest bird of prey in the them through the forest to a nearby waterfall where world and is the national bird of the Republic you can take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Panama. Chagres. _____________________________ _____________________________ Wednesday, October 3 through Port event planner: Saturday, October 6, 2007 Event:! ! location: 9:00 am Darien Jungle Expedition _______________________________________ The Darien, the largest, most diverse, and most re- mote park in Panama, contains beaches, rocky coasts, mangroves, marshes, palm forest swamps, _______________________________________ mountain ranges, dense tropical jungles, cloud for- ests, wild _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  7. 7. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Homework: Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  8. 8. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Ecuador “The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.” -Arthur C. Clarke. Thursday, October 11, 2007 Monday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 17, 2007 > Arrival in Guayaquil, Ecuador 9:00 am Guayaquil 101: Birth of a New City 9:00 am The Center of the Universe: The Ancient and the Modern Cosmo Vision It is impossible to understand the story of Guayaquil without understanding its recent and world-renowned urban revitalization. This behind-the-scenes City Tour, Eighteenth century scientists determined the measure from the new Contemporary Art Museum to the of the earthquot;s circumference and diameter and ancient Iguana Park, includes insights from city offi- located latitude 0o 0 # 0 # #a few miles north of Quito. cials and local shop-owners alike. It also includes a Ancient cultures also had this knowledge, for as sun guided walk through “colourful” Las Penas: once one worshippers their life revolved such observations. of the poorest slums in the city, this vibrant hillside has been transformed in recent years to become the This program blends both approaches to the cosmos hippest, bohemian district in town. For music, on earth, from the spiritual to the scientific, exploring nightlife, and city views, this is one of the best places the myths and truths around the equatorial line. Over to end up at the end of a long inspiring day. the four day program, students will visit the Equator _____________________________ complex, the Intinan museum, the Cochasqui castle, Catequilla hill, the Pululahua volcanic crater, and the Friday, October 12 through Geographical Institute. _____________________________ Sunday, October 14, 2007 9:00 am The Altar Expedition Port event planner: This three day adventure program brings you east Event:! ! location: over the Andes and up to the Altar close to the city of Riobamba. First meet with a Quichua indigenous _______________________________________ community to learn about their llama and alpaca rais- ing, and to prepare for your journey the next day. In early morning you begin your journey to the Altar, rid- _______________________________________ ing a mule for three hours over the barren landscapes of an extinct volcano. Arriving to a refuge for lunch, _______________________________________ you will be surrounded by snow-covered peaks and the possible sight of condors. Then hike deeper in the _______________________________________ valley to the open crater of the volcano, where you will stay overnight at the Altar Refuge. _____________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  9. 9. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Homework: Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  10. 10. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Tahiti “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.” -Chinese Proverb SEMESTER BREAK Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ Monday, October 29, 2007 _______________________________________ > Arrival in Papeete, Tahiti _______________________________________ 9:00 am 4 x 4 Interior Island Safari ______________________________________ Grab your camera, climb aboard a 4x4 off-road jeep, and prepare to experience the wild side of Tahiti island. As you wind your way over mountain ridges and through beautiful undeveloped valleys you will _______________________________________ see breathtaking waterfalls, mountain streams, un- usual flowers, banana plantations, and tropical plants, as well as some jagged mountains and cliffs like _______________________________________ youquot;ve never seen before. During your 4 X 4 adven- ture your expert guide will share his/her knowledge of _______________________________________ the area, plant life and local culture. _____________________________ ______________________________________ Tuesday, October 30, 2007 _______________________________________ 9:00 am Circle Island Tour _______________________________________ This tour offers the chance to see and gain insights into the entire island of Tahiti. With an itinerary that includes historical sites, lush gardens, waterfalls, blowholes, villages, an artist house, and museums, your local guide will take you through the beautiful ins and outs of Tahiti as you circle the entire island. Hear tales of Captain Cook and other legends who have explored before you. Included in the tour is a short hike in a valley, and lunch at a traditional Tahitian es- tablishment. _____________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  11. 11. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Homework: Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  12. 12. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 New Zealand “If there is a trait which does characterize leaders it is opportunism. Successful people are very often those who steadfastly refuse to be daunted by disadvantage and have the ability to turn disadvantage to good effect. They are people who seize opportunity and take risks. Leadership then seems to be a matter of personality and character.” - John Viney This two day tour allows you to experience the high- Wednesday, November 7, 2007 lights of the North Island. Explore New Zealandquot;s cultural wonderland, Rotorua, including a visit to the > Arrival in Auckland, New Zealand Rotorua Museum, which houses exhibits devoted to the 1886 eruption of Mt.Tarawera, a nearby dormant 7:30 am Waitomo Black Water Rafting Expedition! volcanic mountain that you will then hike. This extraordinary Black Water Rafting expedition Afterwards, enjoy the Polynesian Spa Pools where includes abseiling and cave exploration by tube. Your you can soak in the rejuvenating thermal springs. In journey begins with heading under a waterfall into the the evening, transfer to Te Puia, to experience a be- cave. Explore your way through the narrow canyon, hind the scenes tour of Te Whakarewarewa geother- including pools, caves and jumps, illuminated only by mal reserve, the Kiwi Bird House, and then Maori cul- your headlamp and the glow worms on the walls. ture at its best at the Te Puia Marae. The eveningquot;s Settle into the cave with a hot drink and marshmal- activities commence with a Powhiri (Welcome) fol- lows at the end of the journey before turning off the lowed by an entertaining performance with haunting headlamps and enjoying the serenity of the glow melodies of Maori songs and the twirling poi (pom- worm community. On the way back to the ship, you poms) while the men will perform a traditional Haka will visit Hobbiton, the filming location for the ac- (war dance). Dine on the indigenous food of the Maori claimed Lord of the Rings Trilogy. before retiring to your accommodation. The second _____________________________ day includes an exploration of the Waitomo Glow- worm Caves. Thursday, November 8 through Explore limestone chambers and passages, viewing Friday, November 9, 2007 stunning features such as the Tomo (a deep shaft that falls away to the darkness below), and the famous 9:00 am North Island Highlights Tour COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  13. 13. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 $Cathedralquot;. The climax of this visit is experiencing a silent boat trip through the glowworm grotto. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Port event planner: ______________________________________ Event:! ! location: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Homework: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  14. 14. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Australia “It marks a big step in a man’s development when he comes to realize that others can be called in to help him do a better job than he can do alone.” -Andrew Carnegie. Port event planner: Sunday, November 18, 2007 Event:! ! location: > Arrival in Sidney, Australia 9:00 am Sidney 101: Port & Harbor tour _______________________________________ This historical tour guides you through Sydneyquot;s past _______________________________________ from the earliest settlements to the nightlife of present day. Discover Sydneyquot;s colorful and colonial _______________________________________ influences with a guided tour of the Rocks Area, and in particular learn how Sydneyquot;s convict history began here. Then enjoy a one hour cruise on the Sydney _______________________________________ Harbour with an insiderquot;s guide to the major attrac- tions and recommendations on how to spend the rest _______________________________________ of your time around the bay. Finally, discover the area's best attractions and night-life spots with a tour _______________________________________ of the town's most historic and interesting bars. _____________________________ _______________________________________ Tuesday, November 20, 2007 9:00 am Blue Mountains Expedition Homework: Travel past Sydney Olympics Park, home of the 2000 _______________________________________ Olympic Games, before entering the Blue Mountains National Park. Stop for morning tea amongst the kan- garoos and koalas at Euroka Clearing. Then travel _______________________________________ through the mountain townships of Leura and Ka- toomba and see the legendary Three Sisters, Echo _______________________________________ Point, and the breathe-taking Jamison Valley. Then bush track up to the spectacular summit of Anvil _______________________________________ Rock. Your journey also includes entrance into Featherdale ______________________________________ Wildlife Park, where you will have the opportunity to view Australiaquot;s native fauna and flora. _____________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  15. 15. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  16. 16. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 China “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square, the Forbid- den City, the Summer Palace, the Ming Tombs, the Friday, December 7, 2007 Temple of Heaven, as well as traveling through the city on traditional tricycles and visits to local families. _____________________________ > Arrival in Shanghai, China Port event planner: 9:00 am Shanghai 101: From Ancient Houses to Contemporary Clubs Event:! ! location: This tour provides a comprehensive introduction to _______________________________________ the city and suggests ways to spend the rest of your time in Shanghai. Tour from the skyscrapers of Pu- dong, Shanghaiquot;s newest district on the eastern side _______________________________________ of the Huangpu River, to the traditional antique stores and tea houses of Old Town. _______________________________________ Your tour will also introduce you to the most fun and interesting sites around Huaj Hai Road, Nanjing Road, and Peoplequot;s Square, and then conclude with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bund, Shanghai's most Homework: famous neighborhood. _____________________________ _______________________________________ Saturday, December 8 through Wednesday, December 12, 2007 _______________________________________ 9:00 am The Beijing Experience _______________________________________ King Wu was the first to declare Beijing the capital city _______________________________________ in 1057 BC, and today the city of over 16000 square kilometers and 13 million people is one of the ______________________________________ most important in the world. This five day tour, bringing you to Beijing by railway, will guide you through the cityquot;s most important sites, including The COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  17. 17. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  18. 18. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Hong Kong “ Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” - Richard Bach before topping the Dragonquot;s Back and its spectacular views over the mountains and bay below. Tuesday, December 18, 2007 _____________________________ > Arrival in Hong Kong, China Journal/ Blog entry: 8:30 am Macau Heritage Tour _______________________________________ Drive to the China (HK) Ferry Terminal and take a _______________________________________ ferry to Macau. This tour is a comprehensive exploration of the historical, spiritual, and entertain- ment sites on the island. Begin at Penha Hill, built in _______________________________________ 1622 by the crew and passengers of a ship narrowly escaping pirates. Then see A Ma Temple, the oldest ______________________________________ in Macau. Also visit the Moorish Barrack, Lilau Square, St. Jo- seph Seminary Church, the Mount Fortress, Macau Museum, the Church of Carmel, the Macau House, _______________________________________ and a behind-the-scenes operation of a casino. _____________________________ _______________________________________ Wednesday, December 19, 2007 _______________________________________ 8:30 am Dragon’s Back Hike ______________________________________ Travel to the beautiful Wong Nai Chung Gap, and _______________________________________ hike across ridges from the central to the south side of the island. Walk through the Tai Tam Country Park, past the Tai Tam Reservoir and along the north side _______________________________________ of the Tai Tam Valley, filled with ecological abundance and diversity that is protected by the government from development. Then trek through the Shek O Country Park, Hong Kongquot;s celebrated natural haven, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  19. 19. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 Journal/ Blog entry: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Other notes: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Errands: _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES ! www.wiu.edu/coehs/
  20. 20. THE SCHOLAR SHIP: ITINERARY ! FALL EXCHANGE 2007 MILESTONE CALENDAR Saturday, September 1, 2007 4:00 am! Depart from Chicago (ORD) All events are subject to ! ! Flight Delta Airlines 5360 change with limited notice. 2:05 pm! Depart from New York (JFK) ! ! Flight OA416 SEPTEMBER 5TH _____________________________ Piraeus, Greece (embarkation) SEPTEMBER 13TH Sunday, September 2, 2007 Lisbon, Portugal 6:35 am! Arrival in Athens, Greece OCTOBER 1ST _____________________________ Panama City, Panama OCTOBER 11TH Guayaquil, Ecuador Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 OCTOBER 29TH > Embarkation & Orientation Papete, Tahiti NOVEMBER 7TH Auckland, New Zealand NOVEMBER 18TH Sidney, Australia DECEMBER 7TH Shanghai, China DECEMBER 18TH Macau / Hong Kong DECEMBER 23RD Hong Kong (disembarkation)

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