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  •   The first words you see, welcoming you into my state, are “Nebraska... the good life.” You can be sure these words speak truth, as you find a mixture of country, city, and suburban life throughout the state. Home of Carhenge, and Chimney Rock, there are plenty of historical landmarks to visit...

  •     Walking along the golden sand beach, listening to the roar of surfing waves as it is fading into the shore, while at the same time the wind rippling across my body - must be a dream. But my trip to Cox's Bazar this summer actually turned my dream into a reality. Warm golden sands, beautiful...

    Tags: Asia
  • My heart thudded as we approached the city…My first impression of Monterrey, Mexico was the beautiful array of lights blinking a “Bienvenidos!” to me as my plane cruised down the landing strip that night. The staff of the airport were very nice and made an effort to overcome the language barrier to...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •   My adventure started on December 27, 2007. I arrived at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport. I was in the city of Paris and 5661 miles away from home, away from my parents, away from familiarity. I had been waiting for this trip for nine months. It was unreal when the day arrived. I went...

    Tags: Europe
  • My name is Montéz Jennings and I am affiliated with Planned Parenthood of Maryland. I have been affiliated with Planned Parenthood for three years and I am what is called a Peer Educator. As a Peer Educator, it is my service to educate young adults about the dangers of risky behaviors. I educate...

  • Relived by the fact that my Dad and I had actually no problems whatsoever arriving in Costa Rica I had two feelings. One being, well this is a good sign! The second being, the Arnold's never have good luck..we've been cursed. Turns out my second feeling, was correct. We arrived to the airport in...

  • As I struggled to avoid eye contact with the mountains, whose beauty had taken my friend; my brother away, I knew this stretch down a Spanish-named road contained the most sincere emotion I had felt on a very surreal vacation. My tears were selfish leaving my brother, Max, at the College of Santa...

  • It was no more than a few months ago that I was singing in Thomas Kirche in Leipzig, Germany surrounded by seventy three people that I call my friends. In March 2011 Lakeville North High School’s Chorale received the opportunity to tour through Germany and Prague. Over a week time span we went...

    Tags: Europe, Germany
  • We were crammed in the back of the bus as we bumped through the busy streets. The air was hot and steamy and smelled like burning trash. My missions’ team was driving through Managua, the capitol of Nicaragua. We entered La Chureca through a broken iron gate. Dolls’ heads on stakes stared at us as...

  •      Las Vegas.  Casinos, girls, gambling, lights, FUN.  Most people’s idea of this bright commercial city is that it is full of exciting shows, rich people, fancy cars, and 5 star hotels with flamingos walking around.  But, if you were to see outside the city, you would find a very contrasting...

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