Discovering Switzerland


Enjoy guided walks and hikes of Switzerland's Alpine landscapes and visits to enchanting villages and fascinating cities on this exciting tour

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 View of the Matterhorn in the Pennine Alps between Switzerland and Italy. Credit: Ricardo Lepatan Jr.  Zurich  Street scene in Zurich in the evening
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Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Jul 8 - 23, 2015

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA’'s 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.