Provisional 2015 Program (updated 8/8/2014)

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PARTICIPANTS:  Make sure you bring your passport, ATM/Debit card, Credit Card and student ID.  Remember to pack light!   Check luggage rules HERE   Carry a copy of this schedule with you at all times.  Make sure you read TIPS
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Click here on the course for which you are getting credit, and your assignment will pop up.   If you are getting credit for more than one class, you have to do more than one set of assignments!
 How will you be graded?
Click here                                   International Business Class                       University Studies/General Studies Class
Plus, everyone should plan to do
this assignment during the time they are in Europe.                                Rooming list HERE!                    POD LIST HERE!

Mandatory Pre-departure meetings:   Dempster Hall - dates to be announced (October/November)

Day 1.  
January 6
Tuesday

10:45 Travel from Cape Girardeau to STL.  You must reserve your space in the van by December 2.  Van will depart from Dempster lot promptly at 11:00.

Meet at St Louis Airport (terminal 1) at 13:30.  Meeting spot will be near the escalators near the AA check-in.  Please wait to check-in until the Group Leaders (Drs. Gordon and Redmond) arrive.

15:45  Dep. STL      AA166     17:35  Arr. DFW
18:45  Dep. DFW     AA50         Dinner on Plane

AA Authorization Number; A7315AJ

Day 2,   
January 7
Wed

09:15  Arr. LHR             Breakfast on plane
11:00  Drop bags at hotel
11:30  Walking orientation: see Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Albert Memorial, Royal Albert Hall;  visit Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum;  Brompton Oratory;  Shop in Harrod's;  Visit British Museum   Lunch en route
Remainder of day free
Hotel Oxford (2 nights)
16-18 & 24 Penywern Road |  Earl's Court | London, SW5 9SU

Day 3
January 8
Thurs

08:00  Breakfast
09:00  Depart Hotel; To Westminster Abbey; Houses of Parliament; British Museum
19:00  Theatre  
 

Day 4
January 9
Fri

07:00  Breakfast    (be packed and checkd-out of room BEFORE breakfast)
07:15  Depart Hotel; Tube to LHR
10:40  Dep. LHR    IB3175      14:15  Arr MAD
15:45  Dep  MAD   IB8644      16:50  Arr GRX 
18:00  Check into hotel
Granada (2 nights)

Day 5
January 10
Sat

08:00  Breakfast
Walking tour of Granada
18:00 
Dinner in Gypsy Caves
 

Day 6
January 11
Sun

08:00  Breakfast
09:30  Depart hotel  (be checked out and bags on coach)
10:00  Tour of the Alhambra Palace
13:00  Depart Granada
16:00  Arrive Cordoba
Check into hotel - see Flamenco dancing exhibition - Dinner on your own
Cordoba (1 night)

Day 7
January 12
Mon

08:00  Breakfast
09:30  Walking tour including the Mezquita (Mosque/Cathedral)
12:00  Depart hotel  (be checked out and bags on coach)
13:00  Tour of Archeological site
16:00  To Seville
17:30  Arrive Seville
Seville (2 nights)

Day 8
January 13
Tues

08:00  Breakfast
09:00  Walking tour of Seville, including visit to the Cathedral and World's Fair site, City Center
Remainder of day free

Day 9
January 14
Wed

08:00  Breakfast
09:00  Depart hotel for Gibraltar; Tour of Winery at Jerez;  Side visit to Cadiz;
17:00  Arrive Algeciras
Algeciras (3 nights)

Day 10
January 15
Thurs

07:00  Breakfast
08:00  Day trip to Gibraltar.
12:00  Rock Tour
15:00  Free afternoon in Gibraltar
21:00  Return to Spain (Algeciras)

Day 11
January 16
Fri

07:00  Breakfast
07:30  Day trip to Morocco (optional - at extra cost (approx $90 for ferry)
21:00  Return Ferry departs Tangier
23:30  Arrive back in Spain (Algeciras)
 

Day 12
January 17
Sat

08:00  Breakfast
09:00  Depart hotel  (be checked out and bags on coach)
Lunch on Costa del Sol
15:00  Arr Malaga
Malaga (1 night)

 Day 13
January 18
Sun

 (operated by Iberia)     10:30  Arr. MAD
13:00 Dep. MAD     AA37                                             17:25  Arr. DFW
19:45 Dep. DFW     A2212                                           21:20  Arr. STL

Provisional arrival time in Cape Girardeau 23:30
 

Classes begin Tuesday, January 20.  (Monday, January 19, is Martin Luther King Public Holiday)

EMERGENCY CELL PHONE NUMBERS*:  Peter Gordon 573 450 3434;  Willie Redmond 573 587 9235
* to dial from Europe - start with +1 then the number above (hold the 0 button for a second or so to get +)

* SEMO emergency contact (use only if you are unable to contact either Dr. Gordon or Dr. Redmond): 

            Dean Gerald McDougall; tel: (from Europe) +1 573 651 2112
            Zahir Ahmed: tel: (from Europe) +1 573 651 6863

* US Embassy in London: 24 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ.  [+44] (0)20 7499-9000  http://london.usembassy.gov/index.html

Please make sure you print the above embassy/consulate information should you require emergency services while in Europe - such as lost passport.