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ARCTIC GREENLAND-INUIT AND ICE (LLI 6052): Explore northwestern Greenland’s ice-filled fjords and colorful villages above the Arctic Circle. This is land where a subsistence lifestyle continues today, and most transportation is provided by sled dogs and boats. This small ship expedition from 2015 reveales a newly popular travel destination.

OUTBACK AUSTRALIA (LLI 6075): Discover central Australia through this virtual tour of the south’s vibrant, cultural capital, Adelaide; Coober Pedy, the underground opal mining town; and remote cattle stations. Ride the elegant Ghan railroad through sweeping desert to the Red Center’s popular Alice Springs. Travel by camper van and on foot to explore Uluru (Ayer’s Rock) and Kings Canyon. Continue on the Ghan north to tropical Darwin on the Top End to uncover aboriginal culture and history in Kakadu National Park and Arnhemland. Photos are from instructor Barbara Sugden's 2016 visit.

Please note: Not all classes are offered every semester. 

Classes are offered at the Harper College Main Campus as well as at our partner locations. Please check the current schedule or call 847.925.6300 to confirm the location of your class.

Lost Kingdoms of the Maya

Chichen ItzaTravel to Mexico May 21–30, 2018 with Harper College Professor Dr. Helmut Publ and WorldStrides

Imagine visiting ancient Mayan sites with an expert archaeologist. Join Harper College anthropology professor Dr. Helmut Publ on this trip to important Mayan archaeological and cultural sites throughout Mexico. Develop your understanding through site visits and short lectures.  You will depart for Mexico on May 21 and return home on May 30, 2018. The registration deadline with WorldStrides is January 31, 2018. Click here for details.