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Egypt small group tours

The Dazzling Aten, Egypt

Egypt, the Egyptians, Pyramids, the Nile, Luxor or Alexandria plus much more hold a fascination for the traveller. Beyond the antiquities is the pivotal role in early merchant trade, particularly spice and the links to Venice. Learn more with a small group educational tour with Odyssey Traveller serving senior couples and mature solo travellers. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983.

13 May 22 · 9 mins read
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Islam in the Mediterranean

Islam in the Mediterranean

Article discusses the arrival of Islam in Mediterranean region with a focus on Istanbul and Turkey. The relationship to the merchants of Venice and the crusades should also be considered in this period of change. Join a Odyssey Traveller small group educational tour for senior couples and mature solo travellers to learn more.

13 May 22 · 12 mins read
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Etruria Hall

Wedgwood's Etruria, England

Article about Josiah Wedgwood, canal builder as well as potter, part of the the industrious revolution leading to the industrial revolution. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

13 May 22 · 7 mins read
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Rhodes island. Greece

Ancient Rhodes, Greece

The East Mediterranean island of Rhodes is part of the ancient history of Europe. This article for senior couples and mature solo travellers on a small group tour, provides a platform for the ancient cities of the Mediterranean and the network of empires crossing the Mediterranean.

8 May 22 · 7 mins read
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Amalfi

Amalfi, Italy

Italy beyond Rome could be just the Amalfi coast, food, wine, the Mediterranean and Southern Italy. Amalfi was though a powerful trading republic and challenger to Venice and Genoa. Learn more about this historic destination in this article that is part of the history of Italy. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

23 Apr 22 · 7 mins read
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Norman Tindale

Norman Tindale

An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers. Tours are supported by a collection of articles to inform and extend the travellers knowledge of Aboriginal culture and history. This article supports an understanding of kinship systems.

23 Apr 22 · 11 mins read
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18th Century London

18th Century London

London, the Romans arrived and here on the Thames over time the city has grown. Article shares the history of evolution in the 18th century as the Industrial revolution gathers pace. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

7 Apr 22 · 11 mins read
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A History of Ukraine Since World War Two

A History of Ukraine Since World War Two

Article for travellers about the recent history of Eastern Europe's Ukraine since the 1940's. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

7 Apr 22 · 21 mins read
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Gondolas and the Bells of Venice

Gondolas and the Bells of Venice

Venice and the story of gondolas add to the senior couples or mature solo traveller small group tour learning about this merchant city. Europes trading centre close to the Mediterranean was for several centuries the place to trade for spice, woollen garments and silk. The attractions where substantial as was the wealth created and the wars waged across what is today's Italy. This article extends your knowledge of Venice and its merchant history.

24 Mar 22 · 9 mins read
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Shipbuilding on the River Clyde

Shipbuilding on the River Clyde

Glasgow's Clyde river has an important place in Scotland's history both as a port and shipbuilder. Read and learn about the contribution to the Industrial revolution and beyond that period in this article and others on Scotland. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

24 Mar 22 · 9 mins read
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Albert Dock, Liverpool,UK

The Rise of Liverpool, UK

Liverpool was the outlet for Britain's trade (and imports). This article shares part of the history of the Port, social and architectural with readers as the Georgian era evolved, the empire grew and the industrial revolution followed including canals, the railway and Manchester. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Mar 22 · 10 mins read
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England's Consumer Revolution

England's Consumer Revolution

Article about the arrival of luxury brands and leisure time in England. Story supports small group tours to Britain and it's history from the Bronze age to the Romans, Vikings, Medieval period through to the industrial revolution and the wealth created. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Mar 22 · 11 mins read
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Statue of Cosimo I of Medici, in front of Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Italian Renaissance Families: The Medicis

This blog is part of a series on five influential Italian Renaissance families that shaped Italy, especially during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It is based on both our Italian Renaissance Summer School course, and…

11 Mar 22 · 13 mins read
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Scotland's Lighthouse Keepers

Scotland's Lighthouse Keepers

An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers. Articles about Scotland, its cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh, the islands and its Prehistoric heritage including standing stones and viking heritage are all published to support your knowledge before you travel with Odyssey.

22 Feb 22 · 10 mins read
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The Kimberley

Kunmunya Mission, Western Australia

The Kimberley holds a unique place for all visitors to WA. From First nation art to colonial pastoralists or the Argyle Diamond mine. This article examines the place of the Kunmunya mission in the regions history. Odyssey Traveller is an antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

22 Feb 22 · 8 mins read
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Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Pastoral Pioneers of the Kimberley, Western Australia

Learn about Pastoral Pioneers on a Western Australia small group tour for seniors into the outback for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.

14 Feb 22 · 13 mins read
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Stevenson Family Lighthouse Engineers

Stevenson Family Lighthouse Engineers

Article about the generations of Stevenson's building lighthouses along the islands of Scotland and the Scottish coast.An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

8 Feb 22 · 12 mins read
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British History Tours

Standing Stones of Britain and Europe

An article for senior couples and mature solo travellers curious to learn about Standing stones of Scotland, England, Wales, France and other parts of Europe. Support material for Odyssey's small group tours of pre-historic Britain, Scotland and the Anglo - France tour.

7 Feb 22 · 18 mins read
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Warri and Yatungka: Last of the Gibson Desert Nomads

Warri and Yatungka: Last of the Gibson Desert Nomads

Peasley recounts the outback Australia in Western Australia to find Warri and Yatungka in the Gibson desert. A touching story and introduction to totems and songlines of first nation peoples. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

4 Feb 22 · 11 mins read
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Cape York, Queensland

Cape York, Queensland

Article supporting a small group exploring far North Queensland and outback Australia including indigenous history and key places for first Australians in Queensland. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

1 Feb 22 · 10 mins read
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Yorke Peninsula South Australia

Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Article about Yorke Peninsula, a few hours north of Adelaide. Feature supports Odyssey Traveller, an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers. Part of a collection of articles on South Australia, Aboriginal Australia and Australia in general.

27 Jan 22 · 10 mins read
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