There’s no denying, Iceland is a hot travel destination! We invite you to discover this intriguing island the Zegrahm way on our sixth full circumnavigation of this island nation. A nature-lover’s paradise, you’ll discover plunging waterfalls, massive seabird colonies, Europe’s largest glacier, and a multitude of geologic wonders as you explore on foot and by Zodiac.
Dr. Colleen Batey’s childhood passion for archaeology led her to Durham University where she received her doctorate. Her research interests focus on the settlement and burial of Scandinavian settlers and she has excavated extensively on Viking and Late Norse sites in Northern Scotland, Orkney, and Shetland Islands, and more recently in Iceland. Since 2002 Colleen has been a lecturer in archaeology at the University of Glasgow and until 2008 was the finds research manager for the Archaeological Institute of Iceland in Reykjavík. Colleen worked as British coordinator with the Smithsonian Institute of Washington to prepare the Vikings: North Atlantic Saga exhibition which toured the US in 2002 – 2003
Colleen's Upcoming Expeditions
Circumnavigation of IcelandJune 10 — June 22, 2020
Circumnavigation of the Black SeaJuly 18 — July 31, 2021
Centuries of history and splendid architecture come to life as you discover the countries surrounding the Black Sea—Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria. Join our experts to explore busy bazaars, archeological treasures, and stunning landscapes.