The Fabled Adriatic

September 1, 2015
14 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
72 Guests
From $9,980

Expedition Team

Especially chosen for this voyage, our team of expert leaders and lecturers serves to bring a comprehensive educational component to your adventure through lectures, guided excursions, and daily recaps.

Lia Oprea

| Expedition Staff
Lia Oprea

Part Romanian, Lia gives credit to her Gypsy heritage for her peripatetic nature and love of exploration. This love led her to travel widely around the globe and, quite naturally, to a career in adventure travel, a trade she has plied for more than 20 years. During this time, she has worked in several capacities, including translator, cruise director, and expedition leader....

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Kelsey Simmons

| Expedition Leader / Cruise Director
Kelsey Simmons

After graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Art History, Kelsey spent time traveling through Europe and living in various parts of California and Oregon before the lure of the Pacific Northwest brought her back to the Seattle area. Kelsey’s wanderlust then turned her to a career in adventure travel with Zegrahm Expeditions. In her time at Zegrahm,...

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Roger Crowley

| Historian
Roger Crowley

Roger is a UK-based writer and historian and a graduate of Cambridge University. As the child of a naval family, his fascination with the Mediterranean world started early, on the island of Malta. He has lived in Istanbul, walked across much of western Turkey, and traveled widely throughout the region. His particular interests are the Byzantine, Venetian, and Ottoman empires,...

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Allan Langdale

| Art Historian
Allan Langdale

Allan spent most of his childhood in a small mill town on Vancouver Island wondering what the rest of the world was like—and has spent much of his adult life finding out. He has always loved adventure and believes travel to be the most ‘total’ of all educational experiences. Allan has a Ph.D. in art history from U. C. Santa Barbara and has taught many courses on ancient Greek...

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Susan Langley

| Maritime Archaeologist
Susan Langley

Susan is the State Underwater Archaeologist for Maryland, a Dive Safety Officer, and a Master Scuba Diver Trainer through PADI. She received her B.A. in anthropology from the University of Toronto with a minor in Far Eastern Art and Architecture, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in archaeology and a Certificate in Heritage Resource Management from the University of Calgary. She teaches...

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Rich Pagen

| Marine Biologist / Naturalist
Rich Pagen

Rich first became enthralled by the wonders of the natural world around the tide pools and forests of his native New York. Since then, he has embarked on a career in conservation biology that has ranged from teaching science and environmental awareness to teenagers from Los Angeles, to traveling the coast and river deltas of Alaska’s North Slope by Zodiac to reach remote...

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Ron Wixman

| Cultural Geographer
Ron Wixman

Ron is a former professor who taught courses on the culture, ethnicity, folklore, religion and geo-politics of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East at the University of Oregon for 30 years. For the past 50 years he has traveled extensively throughout these regions conducting research on these factors and how they influence human activity, relations, and development. As such, he...

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