Philadelphia Geographic's New Season
PAKISTAN: A Traveler’s Journey Tuesday, September 27 – presented by Marlin Darrah
Fascinated by a country that was in the news, Marlin decided to visit as tourist and travel extensively in the cities, towns and mountains filming the culture, warmth of the people, and beauty of Pakistan.
MONGOLIA-Land of Genghis Khan (GEOfest) Wednesday, November 9—Presented by Buddy Hatton
Mongolia…a place of natural beauty and cultural diversity and adventure…cherished by her people and unspoiled beauty. View expanses of rolling steppe, Mongolia’s famous horses and herdsmen, glacial mountains, impenetrable forests, deep crystal lakes, and th famous Nadaam Festival. Visit the Reindeer People and a nomadic family in the Gobi Desert.
THE GRAND TOUR
Maureen acts as our Cicerone, our knowledgeable guide, as she recreates with an amazing array of images, the traditional means of travel for wealthy Europeans in 1660-1840.
AROUND THE WORLD – One Man’s Journey Wednesday, March 7 – presented by Doug Jones
Shot on six continents and in 60 countries, Doug shows an amazing assortment of different cultures and nations and how the world has changed.
BUDAPEST TO ISTANBUL – Cruising the Danube Wednesday, April 4 – presented by Clint Denn
Cruise the historic Danube River viewing spectacular natural beauty and dramatic landscapes. Journey from Budapest, Hungary to Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and on to Istanbul, Turkey.
Since 1891 Geographical Society members have connected with an intriguing world of distinguished explorers, filmmakers, photographers, and scientists. Now, to extend that rich heritage into the future, the Society offers an important membership level – the Magellan Circle, inspired by Ferdinand Magellan’s 1519-1521 expedition, the first to circumnavigate the globe.
Magellan Circle members enjoy intimate evenings with authors and achievers, exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, the Magellan Dinner, pre-program receptions, and the opportunity to help select Geographical Society award recipients.