March 11–24, 2014
Explore spectacular colonial towns, tour historic and cultural landmarks, and experience local music during a twelve-day cruise. Admire public and private collections in Buenos Aires before boarding Sea Explorer. In Uruguay, call at Montevideo and Punta del Este, known as the "St. Tropez of South America." Continue to the Brazilian cities of Curitiba; cosmopolitan São Paulo; and Paraty, famous for its well-preserved colonial architecture. Conclude in Rio to visit the lush botanical garden, tour the Modern Art Museum, and see the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Optional Iguassu Falls prelude and Rio de Janeiro postlude.
Traveling with You: Inés Powell, Metropolitan Museum lecturer and educator. See Inés reflect on her homeland in her Connections episode, "Spain."
Land/Cruise Rates: From $6,995
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Above: Christ on Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil