Travel / Study Adventures

OLLI Travel/Study Adventures

As part of OLLI@UGA’s lifelong learning mission, our members have taken numerous trips to points within the United States and to international destinations as well. Here is a sampling of some of those adventures coordinated by OLLI’s Travel/Study Committee.

CUBA OLLI@UGA and Road Scholar offered an exclusive nine-day trip introducing our members to the history, culture and people of Cuba.Cuba 1 Cuba 8 Cuba 3 Cuba 6

FRANCE OLLI’s Travel/Study trip to France included Paris and the Palace of Versailles

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AFRICA This seven-day safari featured wildlife parks in Botswana and Zambia, and was offered through OLLI@UGA by Worldwide Xplorer.

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COSTA RICA OLLI@UGA members explored the culture and lush scenery of Costa Rica during a Travel/Study adventure

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KENTUCKY OLLI@UGA members had a great time visiting Kentucky horse country!

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SAPELO ISLAND & REYNOLDS PLANTATION (Georgia) This small barrier island is a unique destination along Georgia’s famed “Colonial Coast.” After a stop at the mainland Visitor Center, OLLI@UGA members took a thirty-minute ride by ferry to the eleven-mile-long island. They enjoyed a guided tour highlighting the African-American community of Hog Hammock, Reynolds Mansion, Nanny Goat Beach, the University of Georgia Marine Institute, and a restored 1820 lighthouse. sapelo-island-300x118

 

ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER OF WAR MUSEUM (Georgia) This trip was scheduled in conjunction with a course on Civil War prisoner of war camps.

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Photo by Sam Travis, Travis Travels