Jan 29, 2019 — Feb 05, 2019
About this Trip
Uncover the forgotten connections between the Caribbean and 18th-century America on a cruise aboard the legendary sailing yacht, the Sea Cloud. From Barbados, sail to lush St. Lucia and dock in Soufrière Bay, set between the dramatic Pitons. On Nevis, the birthplace of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, visit his childhood home. Call at St. Kitts and St. Eustatius, two small islands whose histories shaped the course of the American Revolution. Enjoy the white sand beaches of St. Barthélemy before stepping ashore at Iles des Saintes, site of the most significant naval battle ever fought in the Caribbean between the British and the French, then disembark in Antigua.
From $9,999 per person plus airfare.
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About the Lecturer
G. Philip Hughes, currently a Senior Director of the White House Writers Group, has served in many senior foreign policy posts in the White House and Departments of State, Commerce and Defense and served as a former President of the World Affairs Councils of American. In addition to serving as Assistant Director for Intelligence Policy In the Office of the Secretary of Defense; Deputy National Security Affairs Advisor to Vice President George Bush; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs; and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement, Ambassador Hughes served as Director for Latin American Affairs on the National Security Council staff for President Ronald Reagan. He later served as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council in the White House of President George H.W. Bush, helping plan and execute President Bush's Summit meeting in Cartagena, Colombia with the Presidents of Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru that led to stepped-up commitments for anti-narcotics cooperation and the enactment of the Andean Trade Preference Act. He was subsequently appointed Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, where he served from 1990-93.