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Songs From the Rez: Songwriting Retreat on the Navajo Nation

Many Farms, Arizona

This is an intensive week-long songwriting workshop and yoga retreat offered on in the heart of Navajo Nation in the rural community of Many Farms, Arizona. Workshop features daily songwriting assignments and guided mentoring from instructors, morning yoga classes, nightly song circles, and a final performance open to community members. The experience also includes a traditional Navajo meal, an introduction to the culture, history and sovereignty of the second largest Native American nation, and is hosted by a prominent local Navajo family on their ancestral land. Workshop is modeled on co-writing, and participants are paired with a different co-writer each day.

Dates: June 4-11, 2017

Program Cost: $900

Limit 12 participants; Cost includes food, lodging (tent camping), and all instruction.

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For questions or comments, please contact either Marie McGhee, Program Supervisor, at mmcghee@unm.edu or (505) 277-6320.


Venice, Italy

Voyage to Istria: Italy, Slovenia & Croatia

Experience the history-steeped gems of the Venetian Republic from Italy to Slovenia and Croatia. Follow the cobbled squares and winding canals of the floating city of Venice, before setting sail on the sparkling Adriatic Sea in the ideal season-when the weather's mild and the summer crowds are thinning out. You'll enjoy exclusive Discovery Series events, including an olive-oil tasting, and feel the warmth of a Slovenian welcome during a Home-Hosted Visit. Walk in ancient footsteps at Roman Aquileia, find inspiration where James Joyce once did in Trieste, ponder more recent history at World War I and II sites, and visit Collio Wine Country for a tasting on a journey worth raising a glass to.

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Tour Dates: November 19-30, 2017

Cost: Price starts at $3,195 (not including airfare)

For questions or comments, please contact Marie McGhee, Program Supervisor, at mmcghee@unm.edu or (505) 277-6320.

Reserve now, space is limited


Cuban Lake

Experience Cuba: Urban and Rural Life

Now is the perfect time to visit Cuba and see different parts of the island. Join the University of New Mexico’s Division of Continuing Education and Latin American and Iberian Institute and step back in time to experience the varying landscapes and pace of life in Havana, Viñales and Las Terrazas. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the famous mogotes in Viñales, the sustainable community of Las Terrazas, and the urban center of Havana, a UNESCO world heritage site. The program includes a visit to the home of the iconic author Ernest Hemingway as well other historic sites. Experience the rapidly evolving entrepreneurial spirit in Cuba by dining at privately owned, intimate restaurants. Bring your adventurous spirit and expect the unexpected.

Watch Videos from Our Recent Cuba Trip

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Dates: Summer 2017

Program Cost: $3,995

Information Session: An information session will be held at UNM Continuing Education on January 25, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. You can learn more about the tour, ask questions, and hear about our past tour experiences.

For questions or comments, please contact either Marie McGhee, Program Supervisor, at mmcghee@unm.edu or (505) 277-6320 or Amanda Wolfe, Associate Director for Programs, at akwolfe@unm.edu or (505) 277-7044.

This trip is subject to slight modifications.


Videos from Our Recent Cuba Trip