Voyage Blog: Fall 2017

  • Fall 2017 honors Kassie Braun during memorial service

    On the afternoon of November 11, faculty, staff, crew, and students gathered together on the MV World Odyssey for a memorial service to honor the life of Kassandra Arielle Braun. […]

  • Death of Fall 2017 Voyager

    We are deeply saddened to share the news of the loss of a member of our shipboard community. This afternoon (November 7, 2017) at approximately 1600 local time in Myanmar, […]

  • Fall 2017 makes port in Myanmar

    Hello from Myanmar! The MV World Odyssey docked Sunday in Myanmar, the fifth port of the Fall 2017 Voyage. With just a four days between leaving India and making land in […]

  • Experience Guides Executive Dean Tom Jelke

    Dr. Tom Jelke, Executive Dean of the Fall 2017 Voyage is a seasoned Semester at Sea veteran. Jelke first set sail in the Summer of 2002, and the current Fall Voyage […]

  • Myanmar safety and security concerns

    As the Fall 2017 Voyage is now en route from India to Myanmar, Semester at Sea wishes to provide the following safety and security update relative to our five-day call […]

  • Tackling Tourism in Cape Town

    During a visit to Langa Township in Cape Town, students found themselves confronted with a question essential to the fabric of Semester at Sea: are voyagers acting as voyeurs, tourists, […]

  • A South African show starring Fall 2017 Voyagers

    Michael Williams, the second Interport Lecturer of the Fall 2017 Voyage, came onboard with something special planned: a performance, for students and by students, that reflected life in South Africa. […]

  • Fall 2017 arrives in South Africa

    The MV World Odyssey arrived in Cape Town early Sunday morning to begin Fall 2017 stay in South Africa. Arrival was pushed back after strong winds slowed down the journey […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers celebrate Neptune Day

    The MV World Odyssey passed the equator Sunday, October 1st, and that means that voyagers officially graduated from Pollywogs to Shellbacks during Monday’s Neptune Day celebration! Because the Fall 2017 […]

  • Grappling with Globalization in Ghana

    In Ghana, internationally recognizable products are advertised on billboards that tower over street vendors selling plantain chips to passing cars. Mitsubishi dealerships nestle next to pockmarked roads, and luxury condos […]

  • Fall 2017 Arrives in Ghana

    Greetings from Ghana! The shipboard community has been vibrant during the sail from Spain. Voyagers have bonded over activities such as poetry writing sessions, trivia night, speed (friendship) dating, and […]

  • Fall 2017 Interport Lecturer Akosua Busia helps create global citizens

    Akosua Busia has an incredibly impressive resume—she is an award-winning poet, songwriter, actress, author, filmmaker, a daughter of Ghana (of Ghana’s second prime minister, as a matter of fact)—and happens to […]

  • Highlights from Spain

    Photo highlights from Fall 2017’s first port: Barcelona, Spain.

  • Fall 2017 Voyage: By the Numbers

      A Few More Facts About the 123rd Voyage of Semester at Sea: Total Student Enrollment: 558 Gender: 417 Female Voyagers and 141 Male Voyagers. Age: Ranging from 17 to 27-years-old, with […]

  • History, Art, and Culture Combine in Barcelona Field Class

    The ability to combine in-port experiences, hands-on learning, leading international experts, and current real-world events has always been a hallmark of Semester at Sea. And for the Fall 2017 Voyage’s […]


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