Recent Trip Highlights


China 2019

Dynasties of China and Tibet: The Himalayas and the Yangtze - October 2019
Trip Leader: James B. Godfrey, specialist in Chinese History and Art History; Lifelong Learning Lecturer at CWRU; former Senior Vice President and Director of Chinese Art at Sotheby’s and Curator of Asian Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art

Travelers were joined by local CWRU alumni for a dinner in Beijing.

Iceland 2019

Iceland Panorama - August 2019
Trip leader: Steven A. Hauck, II, Professor Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, CWRU

Participants are seen here in the Berserker lava field. 

Travelers enjoyed in-depth lectures on the geological aspects of Iceland, including rift that runs through Iceland and separates North America and Europe and how Iceland is growing by 5 cm each year.

Baltic Cruise 2019

Changing the Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea - July 2019
CWRU Travelers enjoyed a cruise of the Baltic, including stops in Sweden, Finland, Saint Petersburg, Poland, and Denmark.

The trip included lectures from Lech Wałęsa, former President of Poland, and Pavel Palazhchenko, a high-level Soviet conference interpreter who was the chief English interpreter for Mikhail Gorbachev and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze from 1985 and 1991 in the negotiations with President Ronald Regan.