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photo by Sandra C. Thomas
Beth Cashwell and Laura Davenport pose with
Mariachi band member at El Mexicano
Office for Student Development offers tropical holidays
Set sail for Spring Break adventure
by Laura Davenport
Join in the fun at the destination of your
choice for Meredith College Spring Break Adven
ture 1993. Choose from Grand Bahamas, Cancun,
Mexico or a Carnivale Cruise to Freeport and
Nassau with an optional add-on to Disney World
for Spring Break.
Option I allows the traveller to vacation in
the Grand Bahamas at the Tropical Bahamas Prin
cess Resort. The island, with its glorious beaches,
is 90 miles long and 10 miles wide and boasts
international bazaars, scuba and snorkeling, ten
nis, excellent restuarants, golf, health clubs and
duty-free shopping. Visit Sanctuary Bay, the
world’s largest dolphin training and observation
center or explore the reef on a snorkeling trip.
Cost for this trip is $399 per person, double
room, plus $33 tax, which includes hotel for four
nights, round trip airfare, airport taxi transporta
tion and baggage handling, and all hotel gratuities.
Cancun, Mexico is the destination of Op
tion II, a five-day, four-night stay in the beautiful
resort on the Mexican Caribbean. Eat delectable
Mexican food, watch traditional dances, enjoy the
sun, snorkeling and visit Mayan ruins, parasail,
shop, and relax in this tropical setting of palm trees.
sunsets, and crystal blue waters.
Visit the beaches of Isla Mujeres, the exquis
ite restaurants and shops of Cancun and plan day
trips to Cozumel, Tolum and Chichen Itza. The
cove of Xel-Ha provides an open view of the ocean
and calm waters for snorkeling to observe fish of
all colors, shapes and sizes. The trip costs $590 per
person, including airfare from Charlotte, round-
trip airport-hotel transfers, four nights’ accommo
dations, all hotel taxes and U.S. Departure Tax.
Option III offers a Carnivale Cruise to Freeport
and Nassau, where participants will cruise the sun
drenched Bahamas, snorkel and swim and enjoy
the spectacular food and service of a fun-boat
cruise. Cost for Option III is $560 per person,
including round-trip airfare from Raleigh, trans
fers to and from the pier, four days cruising, all
meals, entertainment and everything available on
ship and $54 port charges.
Travellers are offered an optional two-day add
on to Disney World, where they will visit Disney
World and Epcot Center. The cost of $ 110 includes
hotel and transportation.
Applications for all three options can be picked
up at the Office for Student Development, and the
deadline for reserving a space is January 15.
See the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City
Visit landmarks while touring China
On May 12,1993, participants in the Meredith
College in China travel abroad program will depart
for an overnight in Narita, Japan with the journey
through the exotic Asian culture of the Chinese
beginning the following day as the trip continues to
Shanghai. While in China you will be afforded
opportunities to see the Jade Buddhist Temple, the
Acrobatic Theatre, the Imperial Palace, the For
bidden City, Tian’anmen Square, the Great Wall,
the Ming Tombs and to cruise the Li River. The
visit will include Shanghai, Bejing, Xian and Hong
Experience the beauty and mystery of the
Asian culture as you travel through China and visit
exotic temples, gardens and historical landmarks.
For two weeks, travelers view one of the oldest
cultures and learn of ancient histories and culhires.
Travelers also have the option to participate
in a 7-day extension tour to Bangkok and Singapore
for approximately $750. Highlights of this excur
sion include tours to the Temple of the Reclining
Buddha, Temple of the Golden Buddha, the Marble
Temple, the Golden Hindu Temple, the Botanical
Gardens and island tours.
The fee for the trip includes round-trip air,
tours, guides, first-class hotels, all meals in China
and pre-departure seminar. Inclusive cost is $3200.
An additional week to Bangkok and Singapore is
During the spring semester, you will have
several opportunities to study the art, history, music,
economics, politics and geography of the region.
Three 3-hour seminars from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on
February 7, March 14 and April 18, 1993, will
allow travelers to become familiar with the culture
and customs of China.
Dr. Sandra Thomas of the Office for Student
Development is coordinating the trip. For further
information, call 829-8350.
Belk Dining Hall
We promise to be out in time for
902101 Also, tonight is the last night
to turn in your father's name for the
Father/Daughter dance. Save your
change to by raffle tickets for a dinner
at Crossroads — only .50 cents each.
Also, remember your roommates, big
sis and professor at Valentine's while
supporting our class. We are selling
carnations - $1.50 for one or $5 for
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