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    From July 8th-14th, I spent a week away in New York City for a summer fashion program at LIM college (www.limcollege.edu). It was my first week away on my own and it taught me a tremendous amount about living on my own. I’ve always been interested in fashion and was excited to learn more about...

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    In the land of Guatemala, luscious green country covers the terrain. Rolling rivers stretch and extend across the olive colored earth. Exotic animals hide in secret. The ancient ruins of Tikal emerge from the thick forest floor. And a people as humble and content as one can know touched my life...

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    I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel all over the country. By age sixteen, I had visited New York, Hawaii, Florida, and many other  states. However, I had never experienced a true culture shock. Then, during the summer of 2010, I went on a mission trip to Los Caudros, an impoverished...

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    “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your pilot speaking. The estimated time of arrival at your destination is 14:31 eastern time. Current weather conditions are mostly sunny, 85 degrees, and 95% humidity. Thank you for flying with us today, have a safe and enjoyable vacation.”     As the plane reached...

    Tags: Caribbean
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    In the summer of 2007, I experienced an exciting journey to Myanmar, in South east Asia, where its rich culture, traditions and religion keep the people of this country proud, strong, and very much happy. I found the highlights of Myanmar to be its countless beautiful pagodas, its breath taking...

    Tags: Asia
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    When I walked into my AP U.S. History class the first day of school, I never would have believed that I would have found some use for the knowledge learned in the class. It was May, when we decided to do a college “road trip” back east and visit three different schools in the Washington D.C. area...

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    I should have known from the way the trip began that this would be a life changing experience.  It changed my perspective on the world.  I’ve taken many trips before, but our trip to Tanzania was exceptional. We arrived at the airport in Seattle only to find that our flight to Copenhagen was...

    Tags: Africa, Exploring
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            My hometown in Pennsylvania is a small one, complete with farms, one traffic light, and one main road. To anyone who doesn‘t live here permanently, it‘s an escape. However, to those of us who live here, it‘s anything but. It lacks well, everything; in my opinion at least. So, when it came...

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    Whoosh!  An exhilarating thrill filled my mind as the plane took off from Boston’s Logan International Airport. I watched my little sister as she gazed excitedly out of the window, answering her screams of delight as the brilliant sunset momentarily glazed her shining eyes with a smile of my own....

    Tags: Asia, India, Vacations
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     Do you think you have been on a crazy family vacation?  Wait until you read about my family’s vacation to Crested Butte, Colorado in July 2011.  Thirty nine people – two grandparents, seven adult children and their spouses, and twenty-three grandchildren – traveled to Crested Butte for my...

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