Explore the terrestrial wonders of Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park and Curú National Wildlife Refuge. Call at rarely-visited Isla Cébaco and discover the rich marine life in its vivid coral reefs. Tour Panama City, including its Casco Antiguo (Old Quarter), a UNESCO World Heritage site, and experience a daylight passage through the awe‑inspiring Panama Canal to the San Blas Islands, where indigenous Guna people have maintained their traditional lifestyle for centuries.
Gail Cornell is an architectural historian and graduate of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. She has been a frequent speaker on international study tours for 20 years. Her research and lectures on the history of Western architecture have taken her to Italy, Turkey, Greece, France, Spain, Portugal and North Africa numerous times. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of New York University and Hunter College and a Lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Gail also volunteers her time as an architectural historian at New York City’s historic City Hall and Tweed Courthouse. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Society of Architectural Historians.
Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages & Wi-Fi are available throughout the cruise.
1 Depart the U.S./Arrive San José, Costa Rica
2 San José/Puerto Caldera/Embark Le Champlain
3 Curú National Wildlife Refuge
4 Quepos for Manuel Antonio National Park
5 Isla Cébaco, Panama
6 Panama City
7 Panama Canal Transit/Colón
8 San Blas Islands
9 Colón/Disembark ship/Agua Clara Visitor Center for Panama Canal expansion (departure flight time permitting)/Panama City/Return to the U.S.