This is an opportunity to discover new places which will foster national and international goodwill among my fellow students and people of the places that I will visit, which will provide me with a better knowledge and understanding of the world and it's people.
This EDUCATIONAL tour will be taking us through Berlin, Normandy and Paris, France.
We will get to tour through Berlin's most famous street,Kurfurstendamm , visit the lively streets lined with shops, department stores and art galleries. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church Tower and see the old line of the Berlin Wall. Then visit the former crown prince's palace the Palais unter den Linden , travel through the Brandenburg Gate, then to Alexanderplatz to see the Television Tower and then tour
the Peragamon Museum.
From there we will visit the Olympia Stadion, continue to Reichstag and then visit the jewish memorial officially known as The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. From there we will visit the Topography of Terror, an incrediable outdoor museum that details the history of repression under Nazi rule, then Checkpoint Charlie Museum.
Then to see the former concentration camp of Sachsenhausen .
Then off to Paris, France and a coach tour to Arras , where we will visit the Carriere Wellington and tour the underground tunnels. The next day we will be visiting the Canadian Memorial , tour the trenches of World War I and visit the Canadian Cemeteries as well travel to Dieppe and then to Caen.
After Breakfast we travel north to visit the D- day Normandy Beaches , including Juno Beach, then continue on to Arromanches, Musee du Debarquement, Juno Beach center
and tour of Juno Park.
The next day, which happens to be my 17th Birthday
we will be visiting the Museum for Peace, the memorial, then Mont St. Michel a tiny rocky island off the northern coast of Normandy and visit the UNESCO world heritage site.
The next day off to Paris and learn to use the Parisian Metro , then visit Palais du Louvre to see the Mona Lisa and the Venus of Milo, then walk through theTuileries Garden
and visit the Champs- Elysees. Other amazing things we will see include the Tour Eiffel, Are de Triomphe , Place de la Concorde , Opera Garnier , Notre Dame cathedral , Galerie des Glaces and visit the Eiffel Tower where we will take an elevator up for a view of the city skyline.
From there we will visit the Tomb of Napoleon, the Musee del Armee to see items dating from the middle ages through to the Second World War. We will even get to see Napolean's personal weapons, flags and uniform. Then hop on the metro to visit the Montmartre, the Basilica of Sacre Coneur and see where artists such as Monet set up easels and painted.
As you can see this is an AMAZING tour and a chance of a LIFETIME.
The total fee covers all my airfare, transfers, coach tours, continental breakfasts, 11 dinners, accomidations, entrance and guided sightseeing tours, metro passes in Paris, Bateaux cruise in Paris, insurance and services of the class tour before departure which includes an evening presentation to parents and students.
I don't have much time to raise the funds all by myself, they are due in full by Janurary 15, 2014, I am doing my best through babysitting and working in between my studies and would appreciate any donation very much!
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