Trips By Ken McFarland
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
 Upcoming Trips
Title StartEnd MusiciansTypeStatus Brochure
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Stepping back in time: A Cultural Journey thru Burma 01/05/201401/19/2014  Culture, History3 Spaces Available View
The Temples of Angkor Wat 01/20/201401/23/2014  Culture, HistoryNew View
Laos: the Upper Mekong River Culture 01/23/2014TBA  Culture, HistoryNew View
English Dancing in Florence 04/07/201404/16/2014 Dan Beerbohm, Barbara Greenberg, Jonathan Jensen, Guest cellist Bobby Bursiel; Caller Gene MurrowEnglish DancingVery close to full, check with Ken View
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Ken McFarland
3875 Geist Road #E323
Fairbanks, AK  99709


ken_mcfarland@earthlink.net
Phone 907-456-7556
fax: 907-456-7558


Note: Because I am on the road travelling so much of the time, please use email to contact me. The telephone is not a dependable way to reach me.
 
 Useful Information
Trip Registration Form
Trip History
First Dibs - How to sign up early
Advance Notice List

Airline Tips in Crowded Skies
Travel Insurance - On-Line Sources
Scotland - Birding Notes
Typical Scottish Dance Program
Craving Scottish Food (Recipes)
 
 Brochures From Recent Trips
Island Hopping by Private Yacht Along the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia (May 2011)
A Journey to the Crossroads of Ancient Empires (Apr 2011)
The Lost Kingdom of Nabatea And the Trail of Lawrence of Arabia (Mar 2011)
By Paddlewheel Steamer Down the Nile (Mar 2011)
 
 Links
Ken's Garden Album
Island Hopping in Croatia - Video
Netherfield Ball from the Pride and Prejudice Trip - Video
Dancing Knole Park at Knole Park - Video
 
 Photos from Past Trips By Participants
Greece Trip - May 2007
Alaska Trip - June 2006
Scotland, Dancing in Castles - August 2004
 Recently Completed Trips
Title StartEnd MusiciansType
English Dance Week in Florence Italy 4/3/20134/11/2013 Musicians: Person's of Quality (Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden)
Callers: Gene Murrow, Karen Millyard Brooke Friendly
English Dancing, art
The Road to Mandalay: A Grand Tour of Myanmar 1/23/20132/5/2013  Culture, ancient sites & beautiful architecture
Angkor Wat and the Ancient Temples of the Khmer Civilization of Cambodia 1/15/20131/22/2013  Culture and classic sites
By Slow Freighter through the Polynesian Islands: Two weeks of sailing thru the Marquesas & the Tuamotu Islands 11/2/201211/17/2012  Optional DancingCultural
Bare Necessities Trip to Celtic West Ireland 5/7/20125/18/2012 Musicians: Peter Barnes, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Jacqueline Schwab; Caller: Gene MurrowEnglish Country Dancing
By Paddlewheel Steamer Down the Nile 3/16/20123/28/2012  Archeology / History
Harvest Time in Sicily: The Fertile Land that has Nurtured Classical Civlizaitons 10/27/201111/11/2011  Culture / History
Island Hopping by Private Yacht Along the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia 5/6/20115/15/2011 Mary Lea and David Mostardi. English Caller: Annie Laskey. One Scottish dance with Alan Twhigg. Musical jam sessions and Croatian music. Non dancers warmly encouraged. Cultural & Sightseeing
A Journey to the Crossroads of Ancient Empires 4/1/20114/13/2011  Culture, History, Archeology, Architecture
The Lost Kingdom of Nabatea And the Trail of Lawrence of Arabia 3/24/20113/31/2011  Culture, History and Archeology
By Paddlewheel Steamer Down the Nile 3/13/20113/24/2011  Archeology / History
Easter Island 11/7/201011/12/2010  Archaeology, cultural, walking opportunities
Machu Picchu and the Ancient Empire of the Incas 11/1/201011/7/2010  Archeology / History
Island Hopping by Private Yacht Along the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia 5/14/20105/23/2010 Non-dancing trip but fiddlers Sue Songer and Jeff Thorn will lead jamms and play for a few English, Contra and Couple Dances; Contra calling by Peg Hesley. Other musicians and callers welcomed!Cultural & sightseeing
Sailing through the Galapagos Islands 3/21/20103/29/2010  Nature
Sailing through the Galapagos Islands 3/13/20103/21/2010  Nature
Sailing through the Galapagos Islands 2/27/20103/7/2010  Nature
Pride & Prejudice Tour of England 8/16/20098/29/2009 Musicians: The Pemberley Players and Fine Companions Callers: Judee Provonost, Kristine Davey, Mary Devlin, Ken McFarland. Other US callers and special UK guest callers to be added English Dancing
Robert Burns' 1787 Tour of the Scottish Highlands: An Historical Journey with Song by Jean Redpath 9/7/20099/18/2009 Jean RedpathMusic, history, literary
A Wildlife Safari to Kenya and Tanzania 5/27/20096/7/2009  Nature / Wildlife With Minimal optional dancing
Island Hopping & Scottish Dancing along the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia< 5/14/20095/23/2009 Waverley Station (Liz Donaldson - piano and David Knight - fiddle) programs & briefings by Dale Birdsall; trip hosted by Ken McFarland Scottish Dancing & Cultural / sightseeing tour
From Troy to Halicarnassus: Exploring the Ancient Kingdoms of Asia Minor 4/10/20094/25/2009  Historical and cultural tour - no dancing
A Wildlife Safari to Tanzania 5/27/20086/5/2008   
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 5/23/20085/28/2008  Cultural Tour
English Dancing Through The Greek Isles 5/16/20085/23/2008 Daron Douglas and Karen Axelrod, Caller: Mary Devlin, Ken McFarland, Tom Amesse, & Shirley HardenEnglish Dancing
Contra Dancing Through The Greek Isles 5/8/20085/16/2008 Daron Douglas and Karen Axelrod, Caller: Kathy AndersonContra Dancing
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 5/3/20085/8/2008  Cultural Tour
Lost Kingdom of Nabatea 3/28/20084/5/2008  Cultural & Archeology Tour
Lost Kingdom of Nabatea 3/20/20083/28/2008  Cultural & Archeology Tour
By Paddlewheel Steamer Down the Nile 3/8/20083/21/2008  Cultural Tour
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 9/28/200710/2/2007  Cultural Tour
Contra Dancing through the Greek Isles 9/19/20079/28/2007 Peter Barnes and Mary Lea, Calling Scott HiggsContra Dancing
English Dancing through the Greek Isles 9/12/20079/21/2007 Peter Barnes and Mary Lea, Calling Scott HiggsEnglish Dancing
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 9/9/20079/13/2007  Cultural Tour
English Dancing In Scotland 7/6/20077/18/2007 Bare Necessities, Caller: Robert MoirEnglish Dancing
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 5/26/20075/30/2007  Cultural Tour
Scottish Dancing through the Greek Isles 5/16/20075/25/2007 Barbara McOwen & Marianne TaylorScottish Dancing
Classical Sites of Ancient Greece 5/12/20075/16/2007  Cultural Tour
Scottish Dancing through the Greek Isles 5/2/20075/11/2007 Barbara & Robert McOwenScottish Dancing
By Paddlewheel Steamer Down The Nile 11/25/200612/7/2006  Cultural Tour
English Dance Week in Loire Valley 7/1/20067/9/2006 Childgrove with Mary Devlin & Alisa Dodson English Dancing
Scottish Dancing in French Chateaux 6/22/20067/2/2006 David Knight & Liz DonaldsonScottish Dancing
Nature Trip to Alaska & Yukon Territory 6/1/20066/14/2006  Site Seeing
Dancing Down the Nile 3/10/20063/19/2006 Peter Barnes & Mary LeaEnglish/Contra
 
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