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  • As soon as you walk off the 777 in New Delhi, India, you realize the place is different. Even after midnight, the air is hot and dry. There are no terminals in India; it is a mad rush full of pushing and shoving to get on the bus to take you to the airport. Such began my trip, my voyage of my...

    Tags: Asia
  • In 2006 I was turning fifteen and entering my freshman year of high school. It would be the beginning of a new chapter in my life, but I had another calling-a stronger one. Instead of idly waiting away my summer days I chose to go to Douala, Cameroon, Africa, on a three month long missions trip,...

    Tags: Africa
  • I had only ever been camping once in my life, but for two nights and three days, most of which were spent volunteering out in San Diego, California.But a cabin was a completely foreign experience to me. I was staying with one of my best friends out in Big Bear, California another experience I had...

  • Our trip to Washington, D.C. was one of the most memorable and informative family vacations we have ever taken because of all the fun and eye opening experiences.  We visited the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Crime Scene Investigation...

    Tags: DC, North America, USA
  • Flashing lights, crowded streets and a slight air filled with purpose. This city is known by only one name- New York City. During Thanksgiving Holidays, instead of a boring week of dinners with the company of all-too-familiar friends, we logged on to Expedia.com and firmly decided that New York...

  • The summer of 2007 - the summer after my freshman year.  My youth group at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church decided that we would take our mission trip that summer to the gloriously humid city of New Orleans. I had been on various trips in the past - from Alabama to Michigan to Arkansas - but I had...

  • If you ever wanted to visit a place that combines both the old European culture and the comfort of modern life, then the capital of Latvia - Riga is the best choice for you. In Riga you can visit many cultural and historical showplaces, as well as good restaurants, shopping centers, listen to...

    Tags: Europe
  • The guide’s hand shot up, his fingers slowly curling into a fist.  I grasped the side-rail of our two-seater mud buggy, bracing for Josiah to disengage the gas and hit the squeaky brake pedal.  We were the first buggy behind the guide, and seconds later all fifteen of us were in a long, humming,...

  •   Jersey City, NJ was the only place I wanted to be, despite the midsummer heat, specifically because I had a unique opportunity to lead children from ages 4 to 12 in a week long Vacation Bible School through a program known as Building Urban Missions Project, or BUMP.             When my youth...

  •   The first day in France we went all the way to the top of the Eiffel Tower which was 899 feet tall. It was built for the World’s Fair in 1889 to commemorate the French Revolution.  The second day we went to the second highest point in Paris which is the Notre Dame Cathedral. While in France, we...

    Tags: Europe

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