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  • In the summer of 2006, my brother, Oliver, and I traveled to Vancouver, Canada by plane to tour. This was my first time going to Canada and to be honest, I wasn't really excited to go. From what I've heard Canada was a gigantic wilderness larger than the United States but with only a fraction of...

  • Last summer, my cousins decided to call us up and take us on a road trip. “ROAD TRIP!” we shouted as we began packing up our things.  Our uncle told us that he had a time share at a place called Indio, and that it might be a little bit hot. Our family and our cousin’s family are extremely close....

  • Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Missed... Some kids start going to out-of state overnight camp as early as third grade. Not me. I waited until the summer of my junior year to make the break. I applied for a scholarship and was accepted to a Wilderness Ventures Tour; 16 days of mountain biking and...

  • From July 7th-13th, I had the privilege of meeting the true Americans. My church youth group went on our annual trip, and this year our destination was the Pine Ridge Reservation located in the southwestern corner of South Dakota. Consisting of around 2,000,000 acres, close to 40,000 Native...

  • I do not remember in vivid detail my first trip into the downtown area of Greenville; however, standing under 4 feet, like most children, I imagine that it would appear as large an New York City would to an adult. The tops of buildings looked as though they were smokers puffing clouds and the...

  • A Family of a Different Kind I love to travel. I Love the feeling you get from travel. There is nothing like waking up at four in the morning, jumping on a plane at eight, and too many hours and a sore bottom later, stepping off the ramp into another city. Or how about the long car trips? Snack...

  •                 When on vacation what is it that you look for? Solitude, excitement, historical features, food, or just to get away? When choosing a vacation destination Bridgeport, California has it all. This small little town has as much to do to keep you busy for a week, if not longer. With...

    Tags: Exploring, USA
  • It’s no secret that I’m an outdoors girl. Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll tell you that the outdoors is the one thing that occupies my mind at all times. Ever since I was a little kid I loved caring for anything natural. Bugs were creatures I looked upon with affection, and any animal found...

  • I felt an awkward tingling creeping throughout my body as I slowly padded barefoot to the entrance of the public pool, wearing nothing but a towel around my waist. As I shuffled into the pool area, I reluctantly slipped off my towel, revealing my bare bottom for the whole world to see. A winter...

    Tags: Asia, Japan
  •               When my dad had first told me I was going to Spain, I was elated. I was so happy to finally be doing something on my own and learning for myself. I wasn’t completely alone, because we had family friends living in Reus, Spain, which is where I stayed. However it was one of the first...

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