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  • Whenever I stopped at the side of Terminus Road – the main street of Plateau state, Nigeria – my eyes were always engrossed by the horde of little kids who would encircle our car. The streets were dirty and packed and the people were hustling various commodities. Everything was quite busy. To top...

    Tags: Africa
  •  For ten days, I ran up a mountain. At the top of the mountain laid Pridjel, the village in which my father and mother had lived. Pridjel is located in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a nation devastated by bloodshed and destruction. Fifteen years ago, my father and expecting mother were...

    Tags: Europe
  •              Surprisingly, I didn’t have to travel very far for a life changing experience. Many people think that they have to go out of the country to meet different people, and try new things. I did that and more, and it only took an hour to get there. This is my story.             I had been...

  • Tecumseh is a small Michigan town consisting of about 8,521 residents. The name “Tecumseh” comes from the Shawnee Indian leader Chief Tecumseh. Later the city used the Indian Chief as the school mascot while also naming other things including a park called Indian Crossing Trails Park. Tecumseh...

  • Travel is a person’s way of expressing desire for something new, whether you’re conscious of it or not.  People take trips for multiple reasons: visiting family, leisure, exploration, or charity. They seem like incredibly different reasons, and have varying intentions behind them, but you can’t...

  • The gray roads slid by monotonously as the shuttle hurtled down the road to the airport. Twenty-two hours later, the green oceans, looming mountains, and clear skies of Saigon appeared outside of my window.  After exiting the departure gate, I froze, caught off guard by the single thing I never...

    Tags: Asia
  • “-And before you stands a world treasure, an international landmark, recognized by almost anyone,” I overheard a tour guide recite to her band of faithful followers as she led them towards this towering structure. I stood at the base of this skeletal monster in silent disappointment. The sky only...

    Tags: Europe, France
  • “Mom, what are we doing for Christmas?,” I ask my mother with excitement. “We are going to visit your Grandma and uncles” she responds rather bluntly. That was the day I learned we were visiting India: the third-world, crowded, poor country. Of course, being only 14, I was only excited to see...

    Tags: Asia, Heritage, India
  • The Caribbean, most beautiful travel experience I’ve ever had. It was also my first time off of United States soil. I’d say most of the adventure took place in the airport, most hectic place I’ve ever seen. Being a first time flyer I was more than thrilled to be going on this vacation. It was mid-...

  •  London, England is a place of fascinating history and beautiful sights to see. This is why every year they host a New Years Day parade through the streets leading right up to the most recognized item found in London, Big Ben. So, no wonder my entire high school marching band was excited for this...

    Tags: Europe

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