ART, ARCHITECTURE, FOOD, HISTORY, AND FUN! JOIN GEOGRAPHER-AT-LARGE, EAMES DEMETRIOS, AND A GROUP OF ADVENTURERS ON A ROUND-TRIP FALL EXCURSION FROM GRAND RAPIDS, MI TO SITES IN THE LINEAR WORLD, INCLUDING COLUMBUS, IN; NEW HARMONY, IN; PARIS, IL; AND TO THEIR ALIGNMENTS WITH KCYMAERXTHAERE.
Join other adventurers on a trip including the following highlights...
Walks around other architectural landmarks in historic Columbus
Witness 11th Annual Kcymaerxthaere Spelling Bee in Paris, IL (participation highly encouraged!)
2 nights overnight accommodations at the delightful New Harmony Inn
A guided tour of a Healing Palindrome historic site
Walks around other landmarks in historic New Harmony
An exclusive New Harmony local, seasonal feast prepared by Executive Chef Steve Couch, inspired by Kcymaerxthaere
Visit to New Singapore (marker)
Farewell lunch visit at Grwostlaven (marker)
One of your hosts, Eames Demetrios, is the first ever Geographer in Residence at the amazing Atlas Obscura — you can check out many of our destinations there, like A Healing Palindrome and the Roofless Church in New Harmony, Indiana
A rich three night, four-day itinerary of architecture, art, and cultural experiences in Columbus, IN, Terre Haute, IN, Paris, IL, New Harmony, IN, Douglas, MI, and Grand Rapids, MI, limited to 10 travelers.
Round Trip transportation departing from Grand Rapids, MI
Four lunches and three dinners
Tour cost is $1,000 per person for the activities noted above, inclusive of hotel and transportation.
The tour group will gather at a location in downtown Grand Rapids at 7:30 am (for a prompt 8 AM departure) on Saturday, October22nd, and will end at the same location no later than 4 pm Tuesday, October 25th. We recommend wearing and packing only informal comfortable clothing suitable for fall weather.
To register, click below—spaces are “first come, first served” with a full payment by 14 October 2016.