Tag: manaus

  • The Spring 2012 Voyage Says Goodbye

    This semester’s 570 students disembarked this week in San Diego, heading out towards their futures with an international and interconnected outlook on life. The 108th voyage of Semester at Sea has officially come to an end after 105 days, 12 countries, and 25,000 nautical miles around the world.

  • Work of the World

    Travel isn’t sight-seeing. Travel is experiencing. The Spring 2012 itinerary brought students to dozens of cities on 4 different continents in order to see firsthand how life takes place around […]

  • Student Story: Sailing Down the Amazon

    Will Haddad, a cinema major from McDaniel College, cut this video of footage from his riverboat trip on the Amazon earlier this semester. Students spent 3 days and 2 nights […]

  • Traveling the World with the Portuguese Empire

    While walking around in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, art history students strolled into a perfect example of class material. The wavy black-and-white bricks that dominated the city center […]

  • Culture, Cuisine, and the Anthropology of Food

    From The Last Supper to last night’s dinner, food has always played a fundamental role in a nation’s culture. Whether eating steamed tilapia off a green Brazilian banana leaf or […]

  • Student Photos – Brazil

    Bom Dia from Brazil. Take a look at some Semester at Sea student photos from the MV Explorer‘s week on the Amazon River.

  • Aparacida Samba School

    [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/35859643″ params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=114662″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Imagine spending three marathon hours with a Brazilian drum corps, pounding out samba rhythms on the steamy evening streets of Manaus. Imagine dancing […]

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    An Evening at the Opera House

    In each port city, Semester at Sea organizes dozens of field programs to connect class material with cultural experiences, but often the ship’s arrival coincidentally overlaps with a local event […]

  • Photo Credit: Tiana Marie

    Amazon Trail

    After over a week on Brazilian waters, the MV Explorer is headed east to Ghana. Stay tuned for more sights and sounds of the Spring 2012 port visit in Manaus. […]

  • A Visit from the Foreign Service

    Sunday morning in Macapá, several representatives from the US Embassy in Brasilia stepped off a boat in the middle of the Amazon River and climbed aboard the MV Explorer. The […]

  • US Embassy Visits SAS on the Amazon

    The MV Explorer welcomes international guests on every voyage, and we’ll be making a quick stop in Macapá early Sunday morning to welcome three delegates from the US Embassy in […]


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