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Sunset Dinner Cruise from St Thomas
"Be sure to come hungry for this sunset sail and harbor lights dinner cruise around Charlotte Amalie! This catamaran's BBQ buffet-style dinner has offerings for all palettes in front of an award-winning backdrop. The 54-feet long US Coast Guard Ce ample deck space a stand-up bar and two marine-style bathrooms. The Cat's crew will raise the sails as we head towards ""Turtle Cove"" Buck Island and into the Caribbean sunset. With the harbor lights of Charlotte Amalie in the distance the BBQ buffet dinner will be served. The cruise continues to sail through Charlotte Amalie Harbor filled with yachts of varies sizes and descriptions. Relax with a drink from the open bar available throughout the cruise. This cruise is suitable for everyone and anyone! Singles couples groups
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St Thomas Catamaran Sail: Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge
"Board 'The Cat' a spacious 54-foot catamaran for an exhilarating sail to the uninhabited Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge's Turtle Cove where you'll experience an unforgettable fun-filled marine life adventure. And free pirate tattoos to show off your experience!Your friendly crew will provide snorkeling equipment (mask snorkel fins snorkel vest)
From $75.00
 
Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
From $25.00

University of Missouri Tips (3)

When in Columbia you have to...

When in Columbia you have to visit the University of Missouri...Mizzou. It is a beautiful campus that is full of history and lots of fun. This is a school that likes to party and have a good time. There are lots of local bars to visit.
Mizzou has a great broadcasting school. Brad Pitt went to school here.

KristinaLMF
Aug 24, 2002

University of Missouri

The best and biggest school in the state. The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It has continued to grow and expand. It's noted for it's School of Journalism. The school also has 3 other campuses, Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. There are evening program offered from the Columbia Campus in Jefferson City.

To experience the school, take a walk on campus. The area known as the 'Francis Quadrangle' is the historic core of the university and offers the most memorial views. Here are the 4 columns from the original University. The building burned in a fire and the columns were saved. It's a reminder of the link that the school and education play in life. On the south side is Jesse Hall. It's one of the older buildings on campus and the center of the schools administration. (Between 6th and 9th Streets, north of Conley Ave.)

Just to the east is Lowry Mall. It runs from 9th Street to Hitt Street. This is where I spent much of my time. My classes were to the north in Middlebush Hall and Ellis Library on the south side of the Mall. At the east end is the Memorial Union. During the day, this area is busy with students going and coming from class, the library and the Union, which is just south of the library.

I've included maps of these two areas as additional pictures.

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Toughluck
Dec 05, 2007

Columbia College of Missouri

Established in 1851, it was the 1st Womens college west of the Mississippi River. A private co-educational liberal arts university in Columbia, Missouri. They offers classes on the Columbia Campus, plus on its nationwide campuses. It has ties with US military bases (including Guantanamo Bay, Cuba), and online courses. While the College is nonsectarian it has retained a covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) since its founding. In the 1970's, it made several changes, including it's name to Columbia College, acceptance of men and a return to a 4 year program.

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