National Geographic Explorer, Lindblad Expeditions
September 6 - September 28, 2009

 
ITINERARY
·  Copenhagen, Denmark
·  Lübeck, Germany
·  Christiansø, Denmark
·  Bornholm, Denmark
·  Gdánsk, Poland
·  Visby, Island of Gotland, Sweden
·  Stockholm, Sweden
·  Bullerö Island, Sweden
·  Riga, Latvia
·  At Sea
·  Tallinn, Estonia
·  Helsinki, Finland
·  St. Petersburg, Russia (passengers
·  spent 3 to 6 days in Russia)

·  Return Trip, which was the same
·  itinerary in reverse with minor
·  changes due to weather
 
 
LECTURES
·  Peter the Great and the Building of
·  St. Petersburg
·  Terrible Tsaritsas: Women Rurals
·  After Peter the Great
·  The End of Old Russia
·  Medieval Baltic Trading Towns and
·  Rise of the "Free" Hanseatic Cities
·  Viking Traders and Raiders of
·  Europe
·  Poles, Russians, Ukrainians,
·  Serbs.... Are Slavs a people or a
·  culture?
·  Catherine the Great and the North
·  American Mennonites
· The Mystery of the Round
·  "Churches" of Bronholm, Denmark
 
LINKS
·  Lindblad Expeditions
·  Trip Specific Photos
 
 
   
Map
   
 

Always sometime new to see and understand in the Baltic, this year, I personally focused on the history of the cities of Gdansk, Tallinn, Riga, Lubeck, and Visbey.

 
     

WEST AFRICA - ACCRA TO DAKAR

WEST AFRICA - CAPE TOWN TO ACCRA

RAIN FORESTS AND REEFS

BALTIC

TRACING THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - HAVANA TO ANTIGUA

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - PUERTO LIMON TO HAVANA

LOST ISLANDS LOST WORLDS - BRIDGETOWN TO PUERTO LIMON

LEGENDARY CULTURES

BALTIC ODYSSEY

EXPLORER'S AFRICA, CAPE TOWN TO DAKAR

CHILE TO TAHITI VIA EASTER AND PITCAIRN ISLANDS

AROUND SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH THE STRAIT OF MAGELLAN

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS 2010

VINTAGE EUROPE - LISBON TO PORTSMOUTH

ISLAND DAYS AND ARABIAN NIGHTS - TENERIFE TO LISBON

CHRISTMAS IN THE CARIBBEAN

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS 2009

TROPICAL WILDLIFE & WONDERS CRUISE

ANCIENT POLYNESIA, CIVILIZATIONS PROGRAM

CAPE TO CAPE

CALLAO, PERU TO PUERTO MONTT, CHILE

CULTURE & NATURE, PANAMA CANAL TO LIMA, PERU

EXPLORING THE BALTIC'S HISTORIC WATERWAYS 2008