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  • It all started in June 2008, our tour group sat waiting around Cleveland Airport for a delayed flight to Spain. Upon learning that our flight was too late to make the connection, we went home that night. The next day we took a nonstop flight to Paris, and connected to Madrid where we once again...

    Tags: Europe
  • I agreed to go on the mission trip to Brazil because now that the seniors had graduated we lacked any form of student leadership. My youth minister, Tony, saw this problem and he asked me to take the role of a leader. This two week long service project in Brazil included traveling to schools,...

  • The summer following my sophomore year of high school I had the unbelievable opportunity to travel to the British Isles and Paris, France for nineteen days. I traveled with my two best friends along with ten other students from my school, and thirty others from all around the county. The trip was...

    Tags: Europe
  • The moist, oatmeal colored sand; stuck to my feet, leaving a trail of footprints as I walked through the murky cave. Before we reached our destination, we had a strenuous hike down a two-hundred foot cliff.  As we reached the bottom of the cliff, we admired the radiant sun setting into the ocean...

  • Birthday Adventure to Capitol Hill                 The White House, museums, memorials, monuments, and more history than I ever knew existed in one place. Birthday Adventure to Capitol Hill                 The White House, museums, memorials, monuments, and more history than I...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  •           There is a well-known saying in Maine:  “You can’t get they’ah from hey’ah".  I couldn’t agree more with that statement.  Sometimes life is more about the journey than the destination, as I found out in a memorable childhood vacation.             Let me set the scene for you.  It was the...

  • When I took my People to People trip to Australia last summer, I didn't know all about where I was going or what I was headed for. By the time I came home, I didn't think anything could ever compare. I was nominated for the trip in February, four months before we would leave. That meant lots...

  •       In 2007, I was given the opportunity to teach English to students in the Czech Republic during the summer of 2008. I  would help run an English Camp for one week, stay in one of the student's home, and finish up with a day or so sightseeing in Prague. I accepted the opening...

  • Volunteering in My Native Land June 2008, I volunteered to work with young children in the Central American country of Guatemala.I joined a United States based program called Cross Cultural Solutions.It was a colorful time chocked full of new experiences and long-lasting memories. I arrived in...

  • Oh, Bombay! The spicy smell of chiken tikka from your roadside stalls, the hustle and honks of rickshaws on your streets, the towering posters of scantily clad actresses and dreamy actors slung on your buildings. Seriously, you have a never-ending supply of great experiences -- that I never have...

    Tags: Asia

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