Travel School 2015 – so far, so good!


So far this fall our Travel School has been spectacular. We started September 1st with two weeks of homeschool at home. Then, the field trips began!  Here is a partial list of where we have been so far this school year:

Sophia and Oliver’s Travel School

2015 “Locations of Study” (as of 11/1/15)


Centro Cultural de Cascais: Sam Shaw, Photography Exhibit.  Cascais, Portugal

Art Collection of the Condes de Castro Guimarães. Cascais, Portugal

Condes de Castro Guimarães Museum.  Cascais, Portugal

The Palacio Nacional da Pena, Sintra, Portugal

Castelo de Sao Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal

Alfarma District, Lisbon, Portugal

Capela dos Ossos (Bones Chapel) Evora, Portugal

Se Catedral de Evora, Portugal

Templo de Diana (Roman Temple) Evora, Portugal


Santa Maria de la Sede Cathedral/climbed the Minaret Tower, Seville, Spain

Iglesia de San Marcos, Seville, Spain

Parque Maria Luisa and Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain

Flamenco, Seville, Spain

Alcazar Palace, Seville, Spain

Alhambra Palace of Granada, Spain

Albaycin of Granada, Spain

Volvo Ocean Race Headquarters, Alicante, Spain

L’Hemisfèric, Valencia, Spain

L’Umbracle — Architectural Gardens; Valencia, Spain

El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe — Science Museum Valencia, Spain

Oceanografic — Open-air aquarium/oceanographic park; Valencia, Spain

Mercado Colon and Serano Towers, Valencia, Spain


Aya Sofya (Haghia Sophia) Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (built in 537 AD)

Blue Mosque (Called Sultanahmet Camii), Istanbul, Turkey

Yerebatan Sarayi (Cistern Basilica),  Istanbul, Turkey

Hippodrome of Constantinople or Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul, Turkey 

Bosphorus River, Turkey

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Modern (Museum of Modern Art) Istanbul, Turkey

Pera Museum, of Art Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Triada Greek Orthodox Church, Istanbul

15th Century Kapalicarsi (Grand Bazaar) Istanbul

The Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Bodrum, Turkey

Bodrum Castle, Bodrum, Turkey

4-day cruise aboard OBELIX on the Aegean Sea, Bodrum/South Turkey

Tour of North Sails facility, Istanbul


Walking/tour and dinners, Asia (Istanbul/Asian side)

Newport, RI

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