India is a land like no other in the richness and diversity of its people, its culture and its history. It is home to one of the world’s most beautiful man made structures – the Taj Mahal – and a vibrant and colourful society. Experience the grandeur of Rajasthan on this tour that takes in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur. This tour has been designed to follow the RACS 88th Annual Scientific Congress in Bangkok from 6 – 10 May 2019.
Paul Wait lived in the UK in his formative years and graduated from the University of Oxford (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) in 1971. He and his wife, June, (who provides a talk on this tour) emigrated to Australia and, for over 40 years, he was a transport economist, consulting to the public and private sectors in Australia and for a range of international aid agencies principally in Asia, the Pacific Region and the Middle East, providing policy advice and evaluations of infrastructure proposals. Paul has worked in many countries, including Singapore, China, Myanmar, Kuwait, Vanuatu, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Barbados and Tuvalu. He and June also lived in Indonesia for two years while he was working on a World Bank project and they have travelled widely for pleasure to India, North America and many countries throughout the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Since retiring, Paul has enjoyed pursuing his interest in choral and classical music in addition to lecturing on a variety of historical subjects, including the Great Siege of Malta, the Fall of Constantinople, the Battle of Hastings and the Hanseatic League.
*It is also possible to fly from Delhi the previous evening.
Ground only price is AUD $2,958 pp sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)