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Colorado: Todd McGraw & Rosemary McGraw, Mike Burkhold, Annemarie H Jacques, Lindsay R Woods, Chris Ollis and Ken Johnson.

Todd McGraw & Rosemary McGraw, Mike Burkhold, Annemarie H Jacques, Lindsay R Woods, Chris Ollis and Ken Johnson met for a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and the next day did the Rocky Mountain National Park Ridge Trail Road up to the tundra. Wearing Tiger paws on iPhones and hats they met another group of Clemson grads! Left to right: Todd McGraw + Rosemary McGraw, Mike Burkhold, Annemarie H. Jacques, Lindsay R. Woods, Chris Ollis, and kneeling Ken Johnson.

Travelers Summer-Fall 2017

Lindsay Rodenkirchen shows off her Tiger Rag while sitting in a pen of pedigree Border Leicesters sheep. She is studying at the University of Glasgow in Scotland as part of an agreement between Clemson Animal and Veterinary Science and the University of Glasgow.

Yokohama, Japan: Meagan Hoffman ’13, Tate Fennell ’11 and Lauren McDonald ’15

In May, I had the opportunity to travel to Yokohama, Japan for business with Nissan North America. I traveled with fellow Clemson alumna Meagan Hoffman ’13 and met up with Tate Fennell ’11 — who is currently on Nissan North America foreign assignment in Japan. We spent two weeks analyzing and optimizing packaging for a new program model coming up during this fiscal year. It was a great experience exploring Japan with some fellow Tigers!

Ireland: Patrick and Linda Morgan

Armed with Rick Steves’ Travel Guide, we set off on a 14-day adventure, staying in hostels and B&Bs, while exploring my father’s ancestral home. Highlight was actually finding relatives I knew not at the 19th Century family home in Co. Clare. Photo is from atop Blarney Castle just after kissing The Stone to ensure my Irish eloquence as I age.

America the Beautiful: Kip ’96 and Joy Jordan

Kip Jordan (class of 1996) and his wife Joy traveled across the country from Loris, South Carolina to Colorado Springs, Colorado with Reclaim ministries. They, along with 18 others, served in rescue missions along the way and performed a music program with the group. They had the opportunity to sing “America the Beautiful” here at the top of Pike’s Peak while sporting their Clemson colors! The lyrics of “America the Beautiful” were written by Katharine Lee Bates because the view from Pike’s Peak was so breathtakingly beautiful.

Sahara, Morocco: Zack Geiger ’13, and Andy Burns ’15

In March of 2017, fellow alum Zack Geiger and I took a 3-day quad tour through the Sahara Desert near Merzouga, Morocco. Joining us were his girlfriend and some other friends from the States. We were able to ride camels out into the desert and sleep at a nomadic campsite in the dunes. The two of us posed for this picture with the Tiger Rag during our trek to the overnight campsite. It was an exhilarating trip, made all the more exciting by angry spitting camels and our guide quitting on day two after a dispute with the driver. It truly was the trip of a lifetime.