Jan 15, 2023 — Jan 30, 2023
Patagonian Frontiers: Argentina and Chile by Land & Sea
Few Tickets Left
With Megan Torrey
About the Tour
Relish face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers – Southern Patagonia’s majestic fjords and glaciers and Torres del Paine’s stunning scenery – on this remarkable 16-day small group journey showcasing South America’s diversity. Experience vibrant Buenos Aires during a three-night stay, seeing the Argentinian capital’s highlights, attending a tango show, and touring independently. After exploring Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, board a comfortable small ship for an extraordinary four-night cruise through the storied Tierra del Fuego archipelago. Cruise highlights include: the Beagle Channel, fabled Cape Horn, shore excursions to spectacular glaciers, Magellanic penguins, and the Strait of Magellan. Disembarking in Punta Arenas, travel to breathtaking Torres del Paine for a three-night stay with daily excursions through the park’s pristine wilderness. The adventure concludes in sophisticated Santiago with sightseeing, a home-hosted dinner, and visits to a local winery and colorful Valparaiso. Discover magnificent Iguazu Falls with a 2-day/2-night pre-tour option.
$9,482 per person including airfare from Miami (other gateways available.) Two rooms remain!
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Your Council Leader
Megan Clark Torrey is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the World Affairs Council of CT. Megan became the Executive Director in March 2014, after having served as Program Director since 2003. She oversees the development and delivery of world class programming that educates the community on global affairs. Recently, Megan implemented a nation-wide World Affairs Council series focused on global women’s health, helped pilot a leadership mission to Brazil and produced a mini-documentary on Henry Kissinger that featured several former Secretaries of State. Megan has facilitated the visits of several world leaders to the Council in Hartford. During her time at CTWAC, the Council has expanded the scope and reach of its programming by implementing new technology and communications initiatives. Ms. Torrey has two degrees in international relations and diplomacy. Her research interests include inclusive security and the role of women in post-conflict situations and citizen participation in foreign policy. Before joining the World Affairs Council in 2003, she worked with UNESCO’s International Year for the Culture of Peace at the headquarters in Paris and at the United Nations International Training Research Institute for the Advancement of Women. Megan has traveled extensively all over the world and including Council trips to Cuba and Nepal and Bhutan.