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  • Different cultures and the way that people react to different situations in life has always sparked an interest and in my mind. Traveling to different countries allows me to observe the world and interact with its people who seem to be different, but in reality we are all the same. I recently just...

    Tags: Europe
  • 'You think you live in the middle of nowhere? Come here!' (My Journal entry from 7/24/07) 'Here' was the Crow Creek Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota settled just southeast of Pierre. 'Here' contained nothing but rolling hills with cattle, the occasional shrub, and hay fields upon hay fields...

  •                For years I had dreamed of going on a mission trip. A chance to be able to express my love for service and kids was fast approaching. I was walking through the airport with this surreal feeling of happiness, excitement, and little bit of nervousness. It was my first time out of the...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • As my sophomore year came to an end, I was granted the chance of a lifetime to travel across the country and continue advancing my studies in art. I had acquired this wonderful privilege from my art teachers at the Boston Arts Academy, who every year, as a incentive and reward, grant two rising...

  •    I still remember the sound. If I close my eyes, I can still hear it- the heartbreaking shrieks of unbearable grief. Those cries shattered the suburban night air like the tragedy that shattered our lives. The screams I heard were the cries of my mother when she learned of my father’s death. A...

  • As I walked out of the airport all I could feel was the overwhelming humidity in the air of New Orleans, Louisiana. I sighed in relief as we finally arrived at the cool, huge Hilton hotel. My church fellowship had arrived here for the Christian conference, Challenge 2012. Even after arriving in...

  • Hello Everyone! My name is Allie Nicole Cremer and I am applying for a scholarship for college. I will discuss my marvelous adventures of exploring the United States and what the country had to offer. My family and I decided to go on a cross-country road trip in the year of 2006. I was thirteen...

  • This April, my best friend and I took a trip to what most would consider a third world country; Guatemala. If anyone actually asked us why we were going to Guatemala, we didn’t really have an answer. My friends were all going to popular party spots, such as Cancun and South Padre Island. Rather...

  •                Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy the view here at Phra Nakorn Khiri in Non Taburi Thailand. This province lies about an hour from the capitol, Bangkok. The beautiful ruins on the mountain are what people usually journey here for. The ruins have very little religious value and...

    Tags: Asia
  • I had only ever been camping once in my life, but for two nights and three days, most of which were spent volunteering out in San Diego, California.But a cabin was a completely foreign experience to me. I was staying with one of my best friends out in Big Bear, California another experience I had...

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