We explored Normandy and Paris. In Normandy we visited many D- Day beaches, museums and related invasion sites , including Omaha beach, Utah beach , Pointe Du Hoc and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. We had a guided walking city tours in Bayeux and in Paris. Of course, in Paris we visited Notre Dame,
Today our tour guides Sören and Mo drove us to WWI memorials, museums, trenches, bunkers, battlegrounds and other sites. We walked in trenches imagining the experiences the experiences of WWI soldiers. History major Jorge Gonzalez said , “I could not believe when I walked up to to the steps leading into the same exact trenches
DAY ONE GCU students and faculty arrived at Ypres, Belgium. We were welcomed by our guide, Miranda, an Italian fluent in several languages. Our first stop was the Flanders Field Museum, among the top World War I museums in the world. The museum’s exhibits highlighted the experiences , trauma , and consequences of the war.
Greetings from Geneva! Our last two nights have been spent seeing exquisite landmarks in and around Geneva, Switzerland. We have had the opportunity to see the St. Pierre Cathedral, the house where Mary and Percy Shelley lodged, but most importantly the Château de Chillon and a statue that resembles the Monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
Greetings! Our students and faculty members who headed to Geneva for Spring Break have landed and are settling in. On our first day here we had the opportunity to explore the historic city of Bern! We all got to see some beautiful architecture, taste amazing food, and enjoy the company of our fellow trip members.
Happy Spring Break GCU Community! Some of our students and faculty are excited to be heading off to Switzerland this afternoon. After several weeks of waiting we are ready to “spring” into action and share our amazing travel experiences with our fellow students, staff, families, and other followers. Keep checking the blog for updates on