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  • A few years back, my family went to Arizona and experienced one of the best vacations ever.  Our itinerary consisted of a ten-day trek that began in Phoenix and included destinations in Sedona, Arizona, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Nevada and Los Angeles, California.  As we left the airport in...

  • Teenagers are spiteful little things, to be sure. Trust me, I know. We adore seeing our parents go through trouble after all they put us through. That's why, on one extremely hot day, I was grinning maliciously at my dad. One half expected me to grow a pair of horns and a tail. Now, why was I...

    Tags: Europe
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    Tags: Caribbean
  • Every summer, my mom takes it upon herself to send me, my sisters Lauren and Colleen, my brother Sean, and a friend to Cape MayNew Jersey for vacation. Just a simple four hour trip and a week full of rest and relaxation. This year however was a little different. The morning we left was the same...

  • “It’s not the destination, but the journey that counts.” Such like the journey that took me in the winter of 2011 from snowy New York to the beautiful South American country of Colombia. The trip was rough, with setbacks that would deter the normal person from ever going forward. Luckily, we are...

  • An invisible, oppressive layer hung everywhere. It was almost hard to breathe. There was nothing left, nothing at all. Metal from cars and buildings were still up in the highest parts of the trees, houses were ruthlessly torn from their foundations, graffiti signs marked with words likes, ‘we will...

  • Dust flew through the air, people ran everywhere, and the traffic is a mess of unorganized chaos. When my youth group and I first stepped outside the airport in Guadalajara, Mexico to begin our mission work, I saw cars going every which way and I realized that a car ride in Guadalajara was going to...

  • When you think sand, you think lying out on the beach, watching surfers ride the waves, and a perfect temperate climate. However, the sand at The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve has none of those things. Instead of palm trees, the Dunes are surrounded by the cottonwoods and ponderosa...

  • I have grown up in the town of Aptos for 15 years. I don't like camping or the outdoors much.MyTo gt their grandparents live about 9 hours away in a tiny little desolate town called Honeydew. The "town" consits of a general store attached to a tiny post office;on school and miles of trees and...

  • This summer, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Europe with the Voyageurs Florida Ambassadors of Music. The trip lasted 16 glorious days, and we visited 7 countries. Our European adventure began in London, and continued in Paris. After three days in France, we continued our travels in...

    Tags: Europe, Exploring

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