Aug. 24, 2012
Today was the last of 10 practices before the Husky Men's Basketball team leaves for Barcelona via Paris. Below is the itinerary for the Husky men's basketball team on their upcoming foreign tour. You can follow along for daily updates on GoHuskies.com, the Husky Men's Basketball Facebook page and on Twitter (UW_MBB).
Sat., Aug. 25
1:15 p.m. PT --Depart Seattle to Paris
Sun., Aug. 26
8:35 a.m. - Arrive into Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
12:55 p.m. - Depart Paris to Barcelona
2:35 p.m. - Arrive into Barcelona Airport
Notes: Check into hotel. Orientation tour of area near the hotel including: Gothic Quarter, Las Ramblas and Passiege de Gracia
Mon., Aug. 27
9:00 a.m. - Sightseeing tour of Montjuic Hill and the Olympic Stadium.
12:00 p.m. - Bus back to hotel.
5:45 p.m. - Depart for game by bus
8:00 p.m. - Game vs. Tarragona (Location: Pavello del Serrallo)
Tues., Aug. 28
Sites: On own to sightsee - Picasso Museum, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona FC stadium Camp Nou, Mercat de la Boqueira
Wed., Aug. 29
3:00 p.m. - Depart train for Zaragoza.
4:23 p.m. - Arrive in Zaragoza.
6:00 p.m. - Game vs. Zaragoza (Location: Principe Felipe Arena)
9:15 p.m. - Depart Zaragoza for Barcelona.
11:40 p.m. - Arrive in Barcelona.
Sites: On own to sightsee - Montserra Hill
Thurs., Aug. 30
TBA - Depart by bus to Nice, France (344 miles)
TBA - Check into hotel and shop, eat and sightsee on own.
Fri., Aug. 31
3:15 p.m. - Depart by bus to game.
5:00 p.m. - Game vs. Antibes (Location: Salle Salusse Santoni)
Sites: On own to sightsee
Sat., Sept. 1
11:00 a.m. - Bus to Monte Carlo, Monaco. Sightseeing tour of Monaco and Fragonard Perfume factory.
2:00 p.m. - Depart by bus to game.
6:00 p.m. - Game vs. Monaco (Location: Stade Louis II).
8:30 p.m. - Return to Nice.
Sites: Tour Monaco, Fragonard Perfume factory, Prince's palace, Monte Carlo casino and Oceanographic Museum
Sun., Sept. 2
1:30 p.m. - Depart Nice Airport for Paris.
3:05 p.m. - Arrive into Paris Charles de Gaulle Aerogare.
TBD - City Tour.
TBD - Seine River Boat Tour.
Mon., Sept. 3
5:45 p.m. - Depart by bus to game.
7:00 p.m. - Game vs. Paris-Levallois (Location: Paris-Levallois, Rue Danton, Levllois-Perret).
Sites: On own to sightsee: Eiffel Tower, Sacre-Coeur, Norte Dame and Aquaboulevard
Tues., Sept. 4
6:30 p.m. - Depart by bus to game.
8:00 p.m. - Game vs. Rueil AC (Location: Stadium, 1 rue Genevieve Couturier, Rueil).
Sites: On own to sightsee: Louvre, Palace of Versaille, Musee D'Orsay, Galeries Lafayette
Wed., Sept. 5
4:20 p.m. - Depart Paris for Dakar, Senegal.
8:00 p.m. - Arrive in Dakar, Senegal.
Thurs., Sept. 6
9:00 a.m. - Bus to Game Park.
10:00 a.m. - Visit the Reserve de Bandia Animal Reserve for a safari park tour.
1:00 p.m. - Bust back to hotel.
TBA - Basketball clinic.
Fri., Sept. 7
4:30 p.m. - Depart for game by bus.
6:00 p.m. - Game vs. Dakar University Club (Location: Marius N'Diaye Stadium).
Sites: On own to sightsee.
Sat., Sept. 8
8:00 a.m. - Bus to Goree.
10:30 a.m. - Tour Goree Island, a 15th century slave-trade island.
7:25 p.m. - Arrive at Dakar Airport 10:25 p.m. - Depart Dakar for Paris.
Sun. Sept. 9
5:55 a.m. - Arrive in Paris.
10:40 a.m. - Depart Paris for Seattle.
12:50 p.m. - Arrive home in Seattle.