The start of our Beijing city tour: at Tiananmen Square
Getting ready to head to a hutong for traditional lunch (local neighborhood with maze of narrow lanes and walled courtyards)
National Aquatics Center (the "Watercube") from 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing
Wives of '66 pose at the Forbidden City, Beijing
The "Bird's Nest," site of 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing
Traditional dancing and exercise at the Temple of Heaven grounds in Beijing
Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi'an
Temple of Heaven in Beijing
West Point alumni, Emory University alumni with spouses, guests, and AHI tour guides
Looking towards the Forbidden City in Beijing
At the Great Wall
Heading to the hutong for a traditional Chinese lunch
Travelers enjoyed a boat ride at the Summer Palace, Beijing
AHI Welcome Reception in Beijing
Potala Palace in Tibet (travelers warned about many steps!)
Guests welcomed to hotel in Lhasa, Tibet in traditional ceremony
Potala Palace in Tibet
Three '66 grads singled out for Tibetan dance at dinner at the Crazy Yak Restaurant
The Albers' and Jhungs dine together
Enjoying traditional Chinese fare
Dim sum at one of our many meals together
The group dines at the hotel in Tibet
The "hot pot" dinner and biggest lazy susan ever in Tibet (lazy susan was motorized and revolved by itself!)
Farewell reception in Shanghai
AHI Tour guide for China, Jessie, with West Point traveler Don Albers '67
West Point grads share a drink and laughs at farewell reception in Shanghai
Fun games in the hotel lobby!
Hudson River, early morning 26 JAN
Our ship on the left - a private yacht on the right.
A sign in Jost Van Dyke -- mentioning how far away Annapolis is!
The thatched roof had business cards stuck in it - many many years worth. So I had to leave mine!
Wonder how the Property Book Officer handled this one!
Jose and Karl '45
Fred '55 and Pat
Bob '51 and Rita
John and Rosalie (parents of John Jr. '87 and Brent '97)
Bob and Jeanette
Ute and Jim '55
Captain Luigi Rutigliano
Rude '56 and Maude
This gross looking tub of molasses, yeast, and water becomes St. Lucia RUM!
Tommy '55 and Elaine
The sunrise on the first morning of the cruise as we approached Jost Van Dyke!
A school bus was crushed by this tree during Hurricane David on AUgust 29, 1979. Luckily it was empty at the time! (Note the tree still grew!)
The port in St. Lucia as seen from a hilltop above.
Does this look familiar? This area in St. Lucia was used in the filming of the Pirates of the Caribbean.
Practicing for the Grad Marchback!
The majority of our group made it for the photo. We had "seas" that morning so several people were still in bed or riding it out.
White Beach, Jost Van Dyke
Vince '85 and Kim '87
Pete '68 and Maril
St. Maarten, Dutch Side
Caribelle Batik worker Anna demonstrating the craft
The ground at Shell Beach.
Tour guide on the St. Kitt Scenic Railway
Mr. Pemberton, in his 40th year with the St. Kitt Railway!
The view looking toward the island interior.
Our Captain on the RIB boat excursion!
The view looking to the coast.
Cruising the Panama Canal
Panama Canal Trip