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  • The leather Souq and tannery in the Fes medina is one of the biggest and oldest of its kind in the world. Hundreds of workers wake up early each morning, before the Moroccan sun has risen in the sky, and start their day, running around and through the giant, colored vats of liquids, curing and...

    Tags: Africa, Exploring
  • Hello my fellow Travelers, I would like to tell you of my travel experience with People to People Student Ambassador Programs founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. I was given the honor of being picked out of many students to travel with P2P for 2 years when I was in junior high...

    Tags: Exploring
  •  A clap of thunder sounded above me; dark clouds swirled about the heavens as if someone from above was mixing a boiling cauldron and about to pour the contents over my head. It was not two minutes later that I was soaked. Welcome to Boston, I said to myself. I learned many things on my road trip...

  • Samuel Johnsons once said, “All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” As a young, non-experienced traveler this saying didn’t mean anything to me. I didn’t understand the...

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  • Every year, since the sixth grade, I go to summer camp with my church. The whole reason for summer camp is to get away from our normal lives and grow closer to the lord in fellowship with the others from church. I always had fun but I don’t believe I ever grasped the concept of fellowship. That...

  • As soon as we stepped off the tour bus, our guide apologized. "We don't normally have weather like this," He said. "It's usually so foggy you can't see four feet in front of you." The forty of us, all high school students from Florida and Ohio on our People to People student ambassador trip,...

  • When my mom announced travel plans to Charleston, mounds of negative things ran through my head.  I contemplated “Why are we going to Charleston? South Carolina has the exact same thing as North Carolina.  I think I would rather go to New York or Disney World.  I was apprehensive as I envisioned...

  •  “All right!” Grami proudly declared, beaming at me from across the kitchen table as she handed me a sheet of yellow, lined paper. “You said you wanted to plan your own trip, so here are the guidelines.” My generous, 83 years young grandmother was giving me an opportunity for the trip of a lifetime...

    Tags: Europe
  • Have you ever needed breathing room in your life?  Have you ever wondered if you could get off the rat-race merry-go-round even for one day and take a deep breath and just relax?  Then Waldport, Oregon is the place for you to go.  Waldport has the most wonderful, uncrowded beach to walk for miles...

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