Geographical Society of Philadelphia

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Marco Polo

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$40 – $45

Come join your fellow travelers for a night of socializing, photography, and fun.

Tonight’s program includes:

Weavers and Whale Hunters of Indonesia by Tom Tauber and Grace Schuler

Cruising on a sailing ship from island to island in Indonesia’s Lesser-Sunda archipelago, Tom Tauber and Grace Schuler visited remote villages where women still use traditional spinning, yarn dying and weaving techniques to create extraordinarily beautiful textiles. The small group they traveled with was welcomed everywhere with traditional dances. One village sustains itself by harpooning whales from canoes, one of the very few indigenous groups in the world that are allowed to hunt for otherwise protected whales and other large sea mammals.

Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands by Roger and Meg Berlin

Join Roger and Meg Berlin as they show their photos and videos of their recent trip aboard the National Geographic Orion to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falklands.  You’ll be awed by the grandeur of the ice, the mountains, and the wildlife in their natural habitat, and by the history of whaling and Ernest Shackelton, the famed explorer.

Please note our NEW location for the evening, Aya’s Cafe!
Your ticket includes a Mediterranean meal and a glass of wine.
Aya’s is BYOB, so bring along your own bottle!

Details

Date:
November 28
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$40 – $45
Event Category:

Organizer

Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Venue

Aya’s Cafe
2129 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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