Writing La Ruta Maya
Dates: May 18 – June 1, 2020
Destinations: Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala
Leaders: Diana Grullon-Garcia and Cynthia Cochran
Max. Enrollment: 16 Credits: 2
Estimated Cost: $ 3,700 ($2,700 when BA subsidy applied)
Payment Schedule: Dec. 5: $1,000; Jan. 5: $1000;
Feb. 5: $900 ($700)*; Mar. 5: $800 ($0)*
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rediscover La Ruta Maya, or the Mayan Road, in three countries: Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala! You will explore several travel writing genres as you tour Mayan ruins, fascinating museums, and natural coastal and rainforest environments once inhabited by Mayans. As you visit ancient sites; take in the modern day plazas, museums, and markets; and explore ecologically complex natural environments, you will appreciate what the Mayan civilization once was to the ancestors of the approximately 5000 remaining Mayan people.
- Application deadline for all BreakAways is November 1, 2019
- Figures in brackets indicate payment due for those who use the $1000 BreakAway coupon
- Planning to go on a BreakAway in 2020? Get your passport this summer!