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Consider viewing the transit of Venus on June 8, 2004, as part of a travel package or tour.  We list these only as a courtesy and do not endorse any particular tour or company.


http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~jander/transit/transitmenu.htm
Frequency of cloud cover and global weather statistics for planning a trip to observe the transit; from Jay Anderson.

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Visit destinations in England related to the transit of Venus, with emphasis on Jeremiah Horrocks' church and memorials.

http://www.vtransit.com
Travel to Iran to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

http://www.infohub.com/TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/11643.html 
Travel to Turkey to view the 2004 transit of Venus.  (Link reported dead Feb. 27, 2004)

http://www.innovationsintravel.com/venustour.html
Travel to Egypt to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

[ssc Radisson Diamond]http://www.melitatrips.com/venus.html
Cruise to Turkey and Greece, or travel to East Africa to view the 2004 transit of Venus; tours suggested by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and SETI Institute.

http://www.tq-international.com/Rome/RomeHome.htm
Travel to Rome to view the 2004 transit of Venus from the Vatican Observatory; tour sponsored by Sky & Telescope magazine.

http://www.travelquestinternational.com/VeniceGreekIslefeedback.html
Travel to Venice and the Greek Isles to view the 2004 transit of Venus; tour sponsored by Sky & Telescope magazine.

mrubm10a (4k)http://www.eclipsetours.com/transit1.html
Travel to the island of Mauritius to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

http://www.astronomicaltours.net/
Travel to Egypt to view the transit of Venus.

http://www.astronomicaltours.net/
Travel to the Greek Isles to view the transit of Venus.

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Travel to Africa to view the transit of Venus.  (Image from Volker Wendel and Bernd Flach-Wilken.)

http://www.explorers.co.uk/astro/2004_Transit_of_Venus.htm
Travel to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to view the transit of Venus.

http://www.astronomyvacations.com/Venus.html
Travel to the Entabeni Game Preserve north of Johannesburg, South Africa, to view the transit of Venus with editors of Astronomy magazine.

http://www.betchartexpeditions.com/europe_lake_baikal_tov.htm
Travel to Siberia and Lake Baikal to view the transit of Venus.  The same company is also leading a tour in conjunction with The Planetary Society to Scotland & the Faroes, but that tour does not have a webpage.

[ROC]http://www.nauticom.net/www/planet/files/VenusTransit.html
Cruise the Mediterranean to view the transit of Venus.

http://www.tropicalsails.com/eclipse/page3.html
Cruise the Caribbean to view the transit of Venus; site also offers sailing cruises along Turkish coast.

http://www.spearstravel.com/venus.htm
Travel to Greece to view the 2004 transit of Venus with Fred Espenak

http://www.mythictravels.com/Tours/Venus_Transit/greeceitinerary.html
Travel to Greece to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

http://www.syz.com/rasc/venus.htm
Travel to Egypt to view the 2004 transit of Venus with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Calgary Centre.

http://www.capecodhouseforrent.com/
Travel to Martha's Vineyard to view the 2004 transit of Venus when the sun rises. Rent a house. (Link reported dead Feb. 27, 2004)

http://www.mttam.net/venus.html   
Raffle for trip to view the 2004 transit of Venus; May 22 drawing.

http://www.embah.com/desert_safaris_the_transit_of_venus_in_sinai.htm
Travel to Sinai to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

 http://www.flycapers.com/tours/voyages/2004/2004Transit
Travel to Crete to view the 2004 transit of Venus.

www.transitofvenus.org

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