January 13,1993 page five . ■ f- . - * •*•♦ * vt r "f Lx- ■ ^ .>>'>*• jfi- > J*-* «• ’ '^. A'^ -w» * -'n* % photo by Sandra C. Thomas Beth Cashwell and Laura Davenport pose with Mariachi band member at El Mexicano restaurant. ^Campus News 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 Kong. 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 approximately $750. 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. ATTENTION SOPHOMORES! Class Meeting Tonight 7:00 p.m. 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 bur.

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