From the birth date of Provence in southern France on her carefully guarded secret, until the arrival of the British Bidemeier. In Mel's pen, "Provence" is no longer a mere geographical name, but also represents a simple and worry-free, easy lazy way of life; a Chongrubujing, see Pretrial to blossom; fate of intention, hope horizon Yunjuanyunshu conception of leisure. Today, the influx of millions of people each year in Southern France's Provence and French Riviera, visit the album difficult to describe the incredible scenery and leisurely novel. If travel is to get rid of the shackles of life, make you forget all Provence.
R I V E R L I F E™ BURGUNDY N PROVENCE ABOARD THE M.S. REMBRANDT OCTOBER 2 TO 10, 2010 THE BROWN TRAVELERS WITH MICHEL-ANDRÉ BOSSY, PROFESSOR OF FRENCH STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE E BY MAY 14 RV ,2 SE EARLY 01 RE 0 BOOKING SA SAVINGS ! PLE VE $200 0 PER COU Dear Graduates, Parents and Friends of Brown: Bonjour! For centuries, wine, silk, art, religions and ideas have flourished along the Rhône River’s fertile valley, linking the ancient provinces of Burgundy and Provence to the Mediterranean world. Seamlessly blending the past with the present, this cradle of European civilization is dotted with stately Roman ruins, medieval abbeys, romantic Renaissance castles and idyllic villages nestled among rolling hills and lush family-owned vineyards. We are delighted to offer RIVER LIFE™ IN BURGUNDY AND PROVENCE, a wonderful way to experience the true essence of life in these fabled regions of France. Our expert-guided tours explore the fascinating history, rich artistic legacy and exquisite cuisine of the Rhône River Valley, while enriching lectures and the exclusive VILLAGE FORUM™ introducing you to local residents provide a personal perspective of modern life and cultural heritage. You will have ample opportunities to experience the authentic provincial character and time-honored ways of the people in these celebrated regions and to taste their acclaimed wines and world- renowned cuisines. You will also learn to speak some French, making your visits to the lively village markets all the more enjoyable. Complementing the tranquil beauty of the Rhône River and its tributary, the Saône River, are first-class accommodations aboard the M.S. REMBRANDT, an impeccably crafted vessel designed specifically to navigate the waterways through the fairy-tale landscapes of the French countryside. An exceptional value, our program not only offers the timeless allure of provincial France but also includes all accommodations, meals and excursions as well as the convenience of unpacking just once. We will share this departure with alumni and friends from Columbia, Georgetown and Tufts, and in the past this program has been quite popular, so I encourage you to make your reservation today. Sincerely, Beth Goldman Galer ’88 Director of the Alumni Travel Program Faculty Lecturer Michel-André Bossy, Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature, will join us as Brown’s faculty lecturer. Professor Bossy, who has been a member of Brown’s faculty since 1970, offers courses such as “Arthurian Tales and Romances of the Middle Ages,” “Medieval Poets,” “Medieval Fiction, 1100- 1400,” “Women and Writing in Medieval France and Japan” and “The Troubadours and their Followers.” An accomplished author and lecturer, Professor Bossy has long studied the cultural connections between France and its neighbors to the north and south. His current research focuses on literary patronage and medieval court politics. A popular lecturer for the Brown Travelers, Professor Bossy looks forward to joining you on this wonderful trip. Cover: Visit the imposing Papal Palace in Avignon, reflecting the glory of seven popes who resided Sit at an inviting streetside café on the Rue St-Jean there during the 14th century’s Great Schism. in Lyon’s historic Old Quarter. R I V E R L I F E™ A WAY OF L IFE IN B URGUNDY AND P ROVENCE Bienvenue en France! The exclusive RIVER LIFE™ IN BURGUNDY AND PROVENCE cruise offers a firsthand experience of the true character, traditions and daily rhythms of the charming and historic villes of Beaune, Cluny, Lyon, Boucieu-le-Roi, Avignon and Arles. One of the highly successful and exceptional value offerings in the VILLAGE LIFE™ series, this unique program immerses you for one full week in a comprehensive and personal travel experience at just the right pace. Reserve by the Early Booking date to receive even further savings! All accommodations, meals, carefully planned excursions and featured CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS are included and are only available in this exclusively arranged offering. The first-class M.S. REMBRANDT has been specially chartered for its intimate size, perfect for enjoying the Rhône Valley’s bucolic scenery. And, you will unpack only once! CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS are key educational components of RIVER LIFE™ IN BURGUNDY AND PROVENCE and offer you a travel experience like no other: N Hear it from the Experts! By special arrangement, an Arles resident will lecture on the importance of the Rhône River to the area. Prominent faculty and experienced English-speaking guides will accompany us throughout the program and talk about historical, cultural and contemporary France. N Learn key phrases and pronunciation that will enable a more lively and personal interaction with locals during “Parlez-vous français?” the specially arranged introduction to the langue française. N Meet Provençals during the exclusive VILLAGE FORUM™, as a resident of Provence shares the joie de vivre and candid perspectives on daily life in southern France. N Experience the hospitality and charm of a typical French village during a private reception hosted by the nuns of the Convent of the Blessed Sacrament in Boucieu-le-Roi. N Sample Burgundy’s world-renowned wines and local cheeses and sausages during a private tasting at the exquisite Château Montmelas. N Enjoy time on your own—stroll along the lively Boulevard des Lices in Arles, enjoy views of Avignon and the river from the medieval Pont d’Avignon or sip a glass of Beaujolais and observe village life from a sidewalk café. Tucked at the foot of Fourvière Hill, Lyon romances visitors with its covered pedestrian passages, elegant Roman architecture and charming Old Town. Inset above: Grape harvesting in Provence. DAY BY DAY ITINERARY Châlon- ake C NDY LB URGUomo / Day Destination sur-Saône • Beaune Lak P R O V EN C E • • • Varenna Maggi e Villa del Clunyr• • • 1 Depart from the U.S. o e • Stresa • Vienne • Bellagio Borromean • Mâcon Balbianello Boucieu- • Cernobbio •Como Beaujolais • Lyon 2 MARSEILLE, FRANCE/AVIGNON/ Islands v • Embark M.S. REMBRANDT. 3 ARLES le-Roi v• Milan N Visit to the Amphitheater and the iver Rhône R FRANCE Cathedral of St-Trophime. v CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Arles • Avignon N Specially arranged lecture by v • UNESCO site Arles resident Janice Lert. • Marseille v Air Routing M Cruise Itinerary edi terran ean Sea 4 AVIGNON N Walking tour of Avignon. N Visit to the Palais des Papes. ARLES CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Few places on earth can match the N VILLAGE FORUM™. distinctive joie de vivre of Arles. 5 TOURNON/BOUCIEU-LE-ROI This archetypal Provençal city is home N Walking tour of Boucieu-le-Roi. to one of the most majestic Roman CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: monuments in France, the Amphitheater, N Reception hosted by the built in the first century B.C. It is the nuns of the Convent of the largest constructed in France and Blessed Sacrament. second only to Rome’s Colosseum in magnificence and grandeur. 6 VIENNE/LYON N Tour of Lyon. Arles’ 12th-century Cathedral of St-Trophime has a fascinating CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS: N Visit to a silk studio. Last Judgement-themed portal, N Excursion to Château Montmelas one of the finest examples of Romanesque sculpture. Arles is also for a private wine tasting and associated with Vincent van Gogh, who fortepiano recital. lived here between 1888 and 1889; the 7 LYON/MÂCON/CLUNY subject of his famous Night Café is still N Visit to Cluny Abbey. open on the lively Boulevard des Lices. 8 CHÂLON-SUR-SAÔNE/BEAUNE CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: American N Walking tour of Beaune. expatriate and Arles resident Janice Lert 9 CHÂLON-SUR-SAÔNE/LYON/ presents a lecture on the Rhône River. Return to the U.S. Watch enveloping morning mists drift above serene Provençal vineyards that yield vintages prized by connoisseurs around the world. founded the Congregation of the Sisters B URGUNDY/ of the Blessed Sacrament to educate the M.S. REM P ROVENCE young and the sick. The M.S. REMBRANDT, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: The Sisters of the woods, is testimony t Blessed Sacrament host a reception for us tradition of ship-build with the warm hospitality of a typical The M.S. REMBRAN French village. with only 39 cabins, o informal and graceful LYON The many large pictu In a nation that holds sacred the enjoyment you to see into the ve of food and wine, Lyon occupies pride of countrysides of Franc place as France’s “capital of gastronomy.” relaxing in the lounge Ideally situated at the confluence of the The best vantage poin Rhône and Saône rivers, this vibrant city of chaises and chairs on red-roofed houses spreads out beneath lofty Located on two de Stand in the footsteps of gladiators and centurions Fourvière Hill (“the praying hill”), crowned appointed and offer t amid the grand ruins of Arles’ 2,000-year-old an match the Roman Amphitheater. by the ornate 19th-century Basilica of private bathroom, ind e of Arles. Notre Dame. Built from the wealth of satellite television, dir nçal city is home and hair dryer. Cabin AVIGNON Lyon’s long-standing silk industry, almost twin-bedded and hav jestic Roman Throughout the 14th century, Avignon 300 elegant Gothic and Renaissance the Amphitheater, Upper deck cabins fea was the center of western Christendom mansions grace Vieux Lyon (“Old Lyon”), ry B.C. It is the Suites have a double b when Pope Clement V arrived here after where the ancient quarters of St-Jean, St- Meals are served a France and fleeing the turmoil of Rome in 1309. Paul and St-Georges are linked by dining room and featu s Colosseum in The next six pontiffs enlarged the city charming traboules—narrow, covered the freshest local ingre ndeur. into one of the richest and most powerful pedestrian passageways. on both sides by large athedral of in Europe, until the Great Schism with CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Learn more your dinner while wat cinating Rome in 1378 led to the eventual end of Professional and p ed portal, about Lyon’s centuries-old silk trade in a the Avignon Papacy in 1405. local silk studio. by highly trained and ples of The grandiose Palais des Papes e. Arles is also (Papal Palace), one of the largest nt van Gogh, who châteaux-forts built in Europe during the BEAUJOLAIS Chablis, Côte d’Or, Cô 88 and 1889; the “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” is the Mâconnais combined. Gothic era, is the primary reflection of In the heart of the B Night Café is still cry each November when the year’s new Avignon’s golden age and one of the most villages, enjoy a tour o ulevard des Lices. vintage reaches the market. From the lovely famous landmarks in France. Walk to the Château Montmelas h vineyards of the Beaujolais des Pierres NT:American nearby Garden of the Popes and the Madame Delphine d’H Dorées, the land of the “golden stones,” esident Janice Lert Rocher des Doms, which offers family has lived in the come France’s youngest and fruitiest wines. he Rhône River. panoramic views of the Rhône River In some seasons, this internationally CULTURAL ENRICHMEN Valley. At the river’s edge, see the recognized wine region produces more red château’s wines with lo remaining four arches of the famous wine than do the Burgundy regions of sausages, while Marcia Pont d’Avignon—one of the most beautiful creations of the Middle Ages. highly regarded Ameri Stroll along the well-preserved, has lived in Burgundy 14th-century ramparts still encircling the fortepiano. Avignon, one of the finest surviving examples of medieval fortification. CLUNY CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Meet a local Located amid the vine resident at the VILLAGE FORUM™ who will Saône-et-Loire départe discuss daily life in this beautiful and Cluny evolved around historic region. Cluny Abbey (A.D. 91 the greatest centers of Christianity. Indeed, th BOUCIEU-LE-ROI influence exercised by In the heart of the Rhône Valley stands Order on the religious the untouched medieval hamlet of political and Boucieu-le-Roi, famous for its beautiful, artistic life of the west 15th-century bridge spanning the Pope Urban II to tell it Doux River. Here, Father Pierre Vigne, 1095, “You are the lig the legendary 18th-century missionary Only remnants of the ntages prized by Step into the enchanting world of 15th-century beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2004, complex remain, a cas Burgundy at the historic Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. ation of the Sisters INCLUDED FEATU ment to educate the M.S. REMBRANDT ON BOARD THE M.S. R The M.S. REMBRANDT, accented with rich N Seven-night cruise fro NT: The Sisters of the Saône, with calls at A woods, is testimony to the historical ost a reception for us (Boucieu-le-Roi) and N Accommodations in c tradition of ship-building excellence. tality of a typical The M.S. REMBRANDT’s smaller size, with only 39 cabins, offers intimate, outside cabins with in and private bathroom N Welcome and farewel informal and graceful comfort. The many large picture windows allow sacred the enjoyment you to see into the very hearts of the idyllic N Three meals each day, on occupies pride of countrysides of France, whether you are cuisine made from the pital of gastronomy.” relaxing in the lounge, or in your cabin, or dining. N House wine is include confluence of the The best vantage point, of course, is from the enticing TOURS AND EXCURSIO ers, this vibrant city of chaises and chairs on the sun deck. EXPERT LOCAL GUIDE N Tour of Arles, a UNE eads out beneath lofty Located on two decks, cabins are comfortably raying hill”), crowned appointed and offer the latest amenities, including highlighted by the Ca ntury Basilica of private bathroom, individual climate control, and the Roman Amp N Walking tour of Avig om the wealth of satellite television, direct dial telephone, closet space Cabin silk industry, almost and hair dryer. Cabins on the main deck are Heritage site, includin nd Renaissance twin-bedded and have two small windows. the famous Pont d’Av N Visit to Lyon, a UNE Upper deck cabins feature one picture window. Lyon (“Old Lyon”), Suites have a double bed and French balcony. arters of St-Jean, St- and France’s second c Meals are served at single, open seatings in the main are linked by magnificent Gothic a dining room and feature delectable cuisine made from narrow, covered architecture and exqu N Walking tour of Bouc the freshest local ingredients. The dining room is lined ys. on both sides by large windows, allowing you to enjoy a visit to the Museum N Visit to Cluny Abbey NT: Learn more your dinner while watching the changing landscape. es-old silk trade in a Professional and personalized service is provided by highly trained and experienced crew. Dining Room Europe’s largest and m religious monuments N Walking tour of Beau Chablis, Côte d’Or, Côte Châlonnaise and revolutionary upheavals of 1793. known for its Burgun eau est arrivé!” is the Mâconnais combined. Yet these beautiful and austere remnants EXCLUSIVE CULTURAL N Exclusive VILLAGE FO when the year’s new In the heart of the Beaujolais still provide a fascinating glimpse of arket. From the lovely villages, enjoy a tour of the historic what was, until the construction of resident who will disc N Lecture presented by jolais des Pierres Château Montmelas hosted by St. Peter’s in Rome, the largest Christian e “golden stones,” Madame Delphine d’Harcourt, whose basilica in the world. guide Janice Lert, “A st and fruitiest wines. family has lived in the castle since 1566. The Importance of th internationally CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Savor the BEAUNE N Reception in Boucieu n produces more red château’s wines with local cheeses and Founded in the fifth century B.C., this nuns of the Convent gundy regions of sausages, while Marcia Hadjimarkos, a bustling community in the famous N Visit to a silk studio i highly regarded American pianist who Côte d’Or département has long been N Private tasting of Bur has lived in Burgundy for 15 years, plays the capital of Burgundy wines and a and sausages at the C the fortepiano. city of art. A stroll through Beaune Beaujolais, with a for reveals historic mansions, medieval half-timbered houses and, last but not COMPREHENSIVE TRAV CLUNY least, the exquisite 15th-century N All transfers and lugg Located amid the vineyards of the Hôtel-Dieu. A quintessential example all participants who h Saône-et-Loire département in Burgundy, of Burgundian Renaissance architecture tickets through Goha Cluny evolved around the Benedictine whose arrival(s)/depa distinguished by its dazzling, Cluny Abbey (A.D. 910) and was one of scheduled group tran N Gratuities for local gu multicolored glazed roof tiles, it the greatest centers of medieval reflects when the power of the Christianity. Indeed, the immense included excursions a N A hospitality desk on Duke of Burgundy stretched from influence exercised by the pious Cluniac Flanders to The Netherlands. Order on the religious, intellectual, Its meticulously restored chambers N Experienced Program political and provide a fascinating glimpse into life you throughout the t artistic life of the western world led during the 15th century and hold an N Travel document wal Pope Urban II to tell its members in impressive collection of period art pre-departure inform 1095, “You are the light of the world.” including the brilliant Last Judgement N Automatic $250,000 Only remnants of the sprawling abbey by Rogier van der Weyden. for each participant t world of 15th-century complex remain, a casualty of the Gohagan & Compan Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. AIX-EN-PROVENCE M.S. R EMBRANDTFEATURES INCLUDED Sun Deck Upper Deck M.S. REMBRANDT PRE-CRUISE OPTION* Main Deck ON BOARD THE M.S. REMBRANDT Begin your Provence experience with two S. REMBRANDT, accented with rich N Seven-night cruise from Arles to Châlon-sur- nights in historic Aix-en-Provence, “City of a Saône, with calls at Avignon, Lyon, Tournon the historical is testimony to Thousand Fountains.” Follow in the footsteps (Boucieu-le-Roi) and Mâcon (Cluny). N Accommodations in comfortably appointed on of ship-building excellence. of the city’s most famous son, Paul Cézanne, M.S. REMBRANDT’s smaller size, to discover this center of art and academics outside cabins with individual climate control nly 39 cabins, offers intimate, while staying in the centrally located, deluxe TARIFF (per person, based on double occupancy) and private bathroom facilities. Land/Cruise Cabins N Welcome and farewell receptions. al and graceful comfort. GRAND HOTEL ROI RENE. Just steps from Cabin have private bathroom facilities, climate control, Early Booking Price any large picture windows allow N television and hair dryer. through awaits famous Cours Mirabeau, a your hotel the idyllic see into the very hearts of Category telephone,Three meals each day, featuring Continental May 14, 2010 classic, tree-lined ysides of France, whether you are avenue of elegant 17th- and cuisine made from the freshest local ingredients. N House wine is Deck, aft. with dinner. Outside cabin with two small windows and two lower twin beds 18th-century townhouses with exquisite g in the lounge, or in your cabin, or dining. C that convert into a sofa. Mainincluded (limited availability) $3315 wrought-iron balconies. Walk through the st vantage point, of course, is from the enticing cabin with two EXCURSIONS, LED BY OutsideTOURS AND small windows and two lower twin two main districts of Aix and the colorful and chairs on the sun deck. B beds that convert into a sofa. Main Deck. $4115 EXPERT LOCAL GUIDES OutsideN Tour of Arles, a UNESCO World twin Aix-en-Provence market, admire the Provençal ated on two decks, cabins are comfortably cabin with one large window and two lower Heritage site, landscapes that inspired Cézanne and enjoy ted and offer the latest amenities, including A beds that convert into a sofa. Upper Deck. $4815 highlighted by the Cathedral of St-Trophime lunch climate control, bathroom, individualin the city’s oldest café. and the Roman door with French Junior Outside cabin with sliding glassAmphitheater. balcony e television, direct dial telephone, closet space Suite and oneN WalkingUpper Deck. (limited availability) double bed. $5315 Cabin tour of Avignon, a UNESCO World N Singles are available inHeritage site, including the Papal $7115 onand ir dryer. Cabins on the main deck are LYON POST-CRUISE OPTION* edded and have two small windows. category B at $6115 and in category A at Palace or before May 14, 2010 Spend two nights in lovely Lyon, ancient Add $1000 for reservations made after May 14, 2010. the famous Pont d’Avignon. N Visit to Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage site N Taxes are an additional $295 per person and are subject to change. deck cabins feature one picture window. epicenter of Roman Gaul, silk capital of have a double bed and French balcony. Renaissance seatings in the main of Europe and mecca and France’s second city, renowned for its als are served at single, open French cuisine. During your stay, stroll through magnificent Gothic and Renaissance B U R G U N D Y N P R cuisine. room and feature delectable cuisine made from architecture and exquisiteO V E N C E R E S E RVAT I O N the famous traboules (covered hest local ingredients. 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Indeed, the immense included excursions and all FINAL Deposits can also be made by credit card; however, transfers. to Marseille, Fra N to be made in desk on board the transfer Duke of Burgundy stretched from return from Lyo e exercised by the pious Cluniac payments are requiredA hospitality cash, by check or wire ship. Flanders to The Netherlands. N Experienced Program Director to accompany advised.‡ by June 29, 2010. an additional co n the religious, intellectual, Its meticulously restored chambers and I/we authorize you to charge my/our deposit to: K Visa K MasterCard Class: J Economy provide a fascinating glimpse into life you throughout the travel program. fe of the western world led during the 15th century and hold an N Travel document wallet, name badge and J First ______________________________________________________ ______________ ‡ pre-departure information. Exp. Date ban II to tell its members in impressive collection of period art Number Note: Airfare is subjec N Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policyavailability and is non Card You are the light of the world.” including the brilliant Last Judgement mnants of the sprawling abbey flavors Rogier van der Weyden. Pick out your favorite by from Provence’s fields _____________________________________________________________________ J I/we will make m for each participant ticketed on flights by and orchards in Aix’s colorful outdoor market. Signature as it appears on credit card Gohagan & Company. air arrangements remain, a casualty of the M.S. R EMBRANDT Sun Deck Upper Deck Main Deck TARIFF (per person, based on double occupancy) Land/Cruise Only Early Booking Price Regular Price Cabin Cabins have private bathroom facilities, climate control, through after Category telephone, television and hair dryer. May 14, 2010 May 14, 2010 Outside cabin with two small windows and two lower twin beds C that convert into a sofa. Main Deck, aft. (limited availability) $3315 $4315 Outside cabin with two small windows and two lower twin B beds that convert into a sofa. Main Deck. $4115 $5115 Outside cabin with one large window and two lower twin A beds that convert into a sofa. Upper Deck. $4815 $5815 Junior Outside cabin with sliding glass door with French balcony Suite and one double bed. Upper Deck. (limited availability) $5315 $6315 N Singles are available in category B at $6115 and in category A at $7115 on or before May 14, 2010. Add $1000 for reservations made after May 14, 2010. N Taxes are an additional $295 per person and are subject to change. RIVER LIFE BURGUNDY N P R O V E N C E R E S E RVAT I O N F O R M Please make my/our reservations Send to: Thomas P. 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Box number please) J I am reserving as a single but prefer to share accommodations _______________________________________ ________ ____________-_____ ___ and will allow you to select City State ZIP Code my roommate (shares cannot be guaranteed). __________________________________ __________________________________ LYON POST-CRUISE RESERVATIONS: Telephone: (Home) (Business) J Double at $765 per person. J Single at $1165 per person. __________________________________ __________________________________ Email Address (Mobile) J I am reserving as a single but prefer to share accommodations and will allow you to select _ __________________________________________________________________ ___ Preferred name(s) on name badge(s) Tour No. 038-10/02/10-009 my roommate (shares cannot be guaranteed). Enclosed is my/our check(s) for $_________ as deposit ($600 per Program Air: person, plus $200 per person Aix-en-Provence Pre-Cruise and/or J Flights from $200 per person Lyon Post-Cruise). Make check(s) payable to 2010 RIVER LIFE IN BURGUNDY AND PROVENCE. ___________________________ (fill in departure city) Deposits can also be made by credit card; however, all FINAL to Marseille, France, with payments are required to be made in cash, by check or wire transfer return from Lyon, France, at by June 29, 2010. an additional cost to be advised.‡ I/we authorize you to charge my/our deposit to: K Visa K MasterCard Class: J Economy J Business J First ______________________________________________________ ______________ ‡ Note: Airfare is subject to change and Card Number Exp. Date availability and is nonrefundable. _____________________________________________________________________ J I/we will make my/our own Signature as it appears on credit card air arrangements. PRSRT STD U.S. Postage Gohagan & Company PAID BUR The castle-like Château Montmelas lies in the heart of the Beaujolais villages, surrounded by bucolic vineyards. CONTRACT: TERMS & CONDITIONS NOT INCLUDED: Taxes; passport fees; visas and fees for obtaining ong the Rhône River’s visas; personal expenses such as laundry and telephone calls; accident/sickness, trip cancellation, and baggage insurance; gratuities to the Mediterranean to ship personnel; optional sightseeing excursions; excess baggage ropean civilization is charges on aircraft; local departure air taxes; airfare and associated Providence, RI 02912-1859 local taxes, airport facility taxes and federal inspection fees not listed nce castles and idyllic in the “Included Features” section; transfers and baggage handling to/from airport/ship on day(s) of arrival and/or departure 1) if you have not purchased your air arrangements through Thomas P. , a wonderful way to Gohagan & Company, or 2) if you are arriving earlier or later than and/or departing earlier or later than the scheduled group transfer(s); ur expert-guided tours Brown University meals and alcoholic beverages not listed in the “Included Features” Brown Travelers section; and all other services not specifically mentioned in the e of the Rhône River “Included Features” section. roducing you to local AIRFARE: Airfare is subject to change and availability and is nonrefundable. Your airline ticket constitutes a contract between you eritage. You will have and the airline (not Thomas P. Gohagan & Company), even if Box 1859 purchased through Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. nd time-honored ways LUGGAGE: Luggage allowance policies are set by the airlines and wines and world- may change without prior notice. Please contact your airline(s) for the most current luggage allowance policy. your visits to the lively HEALTH: Any physical or mental condition that may require special medical attention (for example, the need for a wheelchair) must be reported in writing when you make your reservation. ary, the Saône River, are DISCOUNTED RESERVATIONS: Discounts apply only to those reservations received in the offices of Thomas P. Gohagan & Company rafted vessel designed in writing, accompanied by the required deposit, by May 14, 2010. In accommodations, mechanical or other failure of airplanes or other the event a “discounted” reservation must be cancelled, no means of transportation, or for any failure of any transportation f the French countryside. “replacement” reservation can be substituted at the discounted rate. A mechanism to arrive or depart on time. “replacement” reservation is, in effect, a new reservation and can be If due to weather, flight schedules or other uncontrollable factors, ure of provincial France substituted only at the full-fare tariff. Change and/or cancellation fees you are required to spend an additional night(s), you will be s the convenience of apply as outlined in this “Contract: Terms and Conditions” for the responsible for your own hotel, transfers and meal costs. Baggage is “replacement” reservation and the cancelled reservation. entirely at owner’s risk. The right is reserved to decline to accept or ends from Columbia, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS: Cancellations for all or any part retain any person as a participant on these trips at any time. Specific of the trip will not be effective until received in writing in the offices room/cabin assignments are within the sole discretion of the opular, so I encourage of Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. Should you have to cancel, the hotel/cruise line. following terms will apply: reservation cancellations are subject to a Gohagan reserves the right to change the itinerary or trip features $200 per person administrative fee from the time of booking through at any time and for any reason, with or without notice, and Gohagan 121 days prior to departure; from 95 through 120 days prior to shall not be liable for any loss of any kind as a result of such changes. departure, $600 per person; from 61 through 94 days prior to Gohagan may cancel a trip for any reason whatsoever; if so, its sole departure, 40% of the published full regular tariff; from 45 through 60 responsibility is to refund monies paid by the participant to it. It is not days prior to departure, 55% of the published full regular tariff; from required to cancel any trip for any reason including without limitation, 22 through 44 days prior to departure, 70% of the published full United States Department of State, World Health Organization or regular tariff; cancellations 21 days or less prior to departure, a no- other Warnings or Advisories of any kind. All fares, as well as ship show, or early return from the trip will result in forfeiture of 100% of schedules, port calls, hours of arrival and departure, special programs the published full regular tariff. In addition, any applicable airline and guest lecture series (if applicable), are subject to change or cancellation fees and administrative fees will be assessed. cancellation without prior notice. Gohagan shall not be required to PRE- AND POST-CRUISE CANCELLATIONS: Should you have to refund any portion of the fare or make any other compensation under cancel, the following terms will apply: reservation cancellations are these circumstances. Gohagan is not responsible for penalties assessed subject to a $50 per person administrative fee from the time of booking by air carriers resulting from operational and/or itinerary changes, through 121 days prior to departure; from 95 through 120 days prior even if Gohagan makes the flight arrangements or cancels the trip. to departure, $200 per person; from 61 through 94 days prior to Gohagan reserves the right to substitute vessels or hotels of a similar departure, 40% of the published full regular tariff; from 45 through 60 category for those listed in this brochure. Gohagan reserves the right days prior to departure, 55% of the published full regular tariff; from to increase the tour price in the event of cost increases due to changes 22 through 44 days prior to departure, 70% of the published full in airfares, currency fluctuations or fuel surcharges and all such regular tariff; cancellations 21 days or less prior to departure, a no- increases are to be paid to Gohagan upon notice to the tour participant show or early return from the trip will result in forfeiture of 100% of of such increases. the published full regular tariff. In addition, any applicable airline ARBITRATION AGREEMENT: Any controversy or claim arising out cancellation fees and administrative fees will be assessed. of or relating in any way to these Terms and Conditions, to the Because these cancellation policies are strictly enforced, we strongly Responsibility Clause, to the brochure, or any other information recommend for your protection that you purchase trip cancellation relating in any way to the trip, or to the trip itself, shall be settled solely insurance. Trip cancellation insurance is available through Thomas P. and exclusively by binding arbitration in Chicago, Illinois, in Gohagan & Company for comprehensive coverage of such expenses accordance with the commercial rules of the American Arbitration in conjunction with cancellation due to illness or accident, as well as Association then existent. damaged or lost luggage. We will send you an application after you RATES: Prices quoted are based on fares in effect at the time of make your reservation. printing and are subject to change prior to departure. RESPONSIBILITY: Thomas P. Gohagan & Company, Brown REGISTRATION: CST#: 2031868-40, WST#: 601 767 666. University, the Brown Alumni Association, and their employees, OST#: TA 0905. shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors or trustees, ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRACT: By forwarding of deposit, the successors, agents, and assigns (collectively “Gohagan”), do not own or participant certifies that he/she does not have any mental, physical or operate any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for your other condition of disability that would create a hazard for him/herself or trip including, for example, lodging facilities, airline, vessel, or other other participants and accepts the terms and conditions of this contract. transportation companies, guides or guide services, local ground Photo Credits: Photolibrary; and all images are rights managed and operators, providers or organizers of optional excursions, food service cannot be used without permission. providers, etc. All such persons and entities are independent contractors. TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS BY: Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. As a result, Gohagan is not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such person or entity of any third party. In addition and without limitation, Gohagan is not responsible for any injury, loss, death, inconvenience, delay, or damage to person or property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from, but not limited to, acts of God or force majeure, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any de café on the Rue St-Jean kind, sickness, illness, the lack of availability of or access to uarter. appropriate medical attention, overbooking or downgrading of 2/10 E S TA B L I S H E D 1 9 8 4
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