Join Christine and Crystal as they sail to the Holy Land and the Arabian Peninsula!  And on Saturday evening, November 11, experience a “Once in a Lifteime’ event (for Christine … that is …) as Crystal will offer a singularly romantic and adventurous excursion into barren yet beautiful Wadi Rum. . More moonscape than desert, the landscape features weathered cliffs of black and crimson, towering dramatically over pink sands. This parched, mountainous wilderness is still home to Bedouin tribes, whose large, goat-hair tents add a touch of rugged antiquity and cinematic romance to this arid locale.

In fact, this region is literally cinematic, as it was across this captivating land that British scholar and military strategist, T.E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, undertook his desert escapades, thrillingly brought to life in the 1962 film, Lawrence of Arabia.

Surely, you will feel as if you are on a movie set yourself as you board a four-wheel-drive vehicle at the visitor’s center and admire the scenery en route to an ideal spot for your repast. The carpets will be laid and the candles will be lit, providing a sumptuous setting in this harsh environment, this evening made chic and comfortable just for you. In this setting … with Martin at the keys of a grand piano, Christine will perform under the desert sky while Crystal’s President & CEO Tom Wolber will mingle among you as you indulge in a serving of drinks and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a private Bedouin dinner.