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Heritage Tour of British Engineering

with engineering professor Dario Gasparini and
university trustee and alumnus Lawrence M. Sears
 
Falkirk WheelJune 12-20, 2013


See the United Kingdom as you’ve never seen it before. Enjoy an exclusive, all-access look at London, Liverpool and Edinburgh through an engineering lens. Explore the cities with friends and alumni of the Case School of Engineering. This once-in-a-lifetime, customized trip will journey through all disciplines of engineering as you explore Britain’s historical contributions to technology.
 
Engineering highlights and in-depth visits with personalized access include:
Edinburgh // Falkirk Wheel, the Forth bridges and canals, Dundee’s Tay Bridge and the harbor design by Thomas Telford, and Newcastle’s Tyne Bridges
London UndergroundLiverpool // Leeds and Liverpool Canal, the revitalization of Liverpool, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and the development of metallurgy
London // Thames’ flood control technology, Greenwich and the Royal Maritime Museum, the city’s sewer system and other public health inroads made famous by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the wonder of London’s underground and Crossrail and its tunneling technology, Brooklands Museum of British Motor and Aviation, Bletchley Park National Codes Centre with its restorations of WWII computing machines, and Kew Bridge Steam Museum with its renowned collection of early steam engine technologies
 
Royal Yacht BritanniaOptional/partner programs include:
Tea and tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia // Afternoon at Gleneagles, one of the most beautiful country houses in Britain // Falconry lessons // West End Theater // Gallery and museum visits
 
Price: $3,650 per person (sharing twin room/$800 single supplement). Price is subject to currency fluctuations and final itinerary. Includes 8 nights’ accommodation in 4+ star hotels, 3 Scottish breakfasts, 5 English breakfasts, and welcome and farewell dinners. (Price does not include airfare.)
 
Liverpool docksYour hosts:
Dario Gasparini is an alumnus of Villanova University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has taught at the Case School of Engineering for more than 40 years and is a world-renowned expert of structural mechanics.
Lawrence M. Sears is a graduate of the Case Institute of Technology, university trustee and adjunct professor. He founded ALCARA RF Systems, an industry leader in wireless meter-reading systems.
 
Reservations are required by February 15, 2013.
 
For more information and registration materials, please contact:
Karen Carr Tailored Creative Travel
440.893.0759 // travelwithkarencarr@gmail.com