Historians

Get “under the skin” of a geography, to see how past shapes present

Our guests are among the most inquisitive and curious of today’s travelers, and our expedition travel team historians ensure you’ll come away with the most comprehensive understanding possible.

Their colorful personalities and passion for history, from the minutiae to the big picture, make them engaging travel tour guides and companions. During Recap they’ll prepare you for the next day’s adventures, and as you walk together ashore, they’ll bring to life topics they’ve discussed. Their lectures and on-the-spot commentary turn what might otherwise be a succession of days and events into a holistic narrative. Even in areas as wild as Antarctica and the Arctic, the historical prospective they provide gives you a framework to consider mankind’s relationship to both poles today.

Featured Historians

Vincent Butler

Historian
British & Irish Isles, 29 May 2021
Vincent is a professional archaeologist and lecturer who received his B.A. in geography and archaeology and master’s Degree in environmental archaeology from University College, Dublin. Vincent is also nearing completion on his doctorate — his dissertation is concentrated on the utilization of mammals in the Anglo-Norman period in Ireland.

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