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  •       In 2009 I went to El Peten, Guatemala with my father. We spent ten days there helping families in the villages rebuild their houses. I was also able to play soccer and love the kids, help build the mission building, and was a part of helping teach Sunday school. One day while I was there I...

  •  I was born in Los Angeles, California in house with two sisters and a bother. We were not the rich kids on the block but we had enough money to get by. Is funny how you do not realize that when you’re younger. When I ten years old, our family took trip to El Salvador a small country located in...

  • In mid-June my family traveled to Tennessee, to vist Civl War and railroad related sites. It was on this trip, that I discovered our nation's serious need for historical presevation. One of our first stops was Wartrace.   Here I needed to pick up a few things for my Civil War living history...

  • Here I was. New York City. The big apple. While my relatives felt disdain at the big city, the litter, the people, the crowds, the huge buildings and lack of nature, I, on the other hand, felt right at home. It was like going to my dream city- huge, crowded, and not a steep dirt hill in sight....

  • My trip was to one of the most well known concert halls in the world! My select choir had the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the 2007 Youth Choir. The Youth Choir consisted of about eight different high schools from all over the country. It also included two...

  • For my friends, the quaint small town of Boone, North Carolina will always be the first place they saw snow and learned to downhill ski. For me, the cold trip holds warm memories – teaching my friends and reconnecting. The last time I’d been skiing was with my dad, just a few months before he...

  • My parents have always said how lucky we are and they have always stressed the fact that they never had what we have. And usually I would ignore their long lectures and talks. It wasn’t until I went to Vietnam that I understood what they were saying.       Right when I took the first step off the...

    Tags: Asia
  • With all the controversy over the Israeli- Palestinian problem, no one ever really gets to see what Israel looks like without the epithet of war. Israel is not what you would call a tourist attraction, but I still traveled there last summer. After 20 excruciating hours of flying, the plane finally...

    Tags: Africa
  • Traveling is only one of the many beautiful things people love to do. It gives us the opportunity to meet and see things we otherwise would’t. It opens our mind and soul to new things and sets our imagination free. With so many places to see it is difficult to choose one place our heart truly...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •       Falling for the Falls I was fifteen years old and more than eager to earn some driving hours towards my license. What better way to accomplish that than with a road trip? My mother and I discussed different places we could go. We needed a place not to far from my small hometown of Clio,...

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