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  • There was a school break during which we traveled to the classic old city of LiJiang, China. It’s located in Yunnan province in the Southwest of the country, right in the foothills of the Himalayas. There is a tiny domestic airport, where travelers often arrive having connected from KunMing, the...

    Tags: Asia, China
  •             Emaciated men shudder like skeletons. Rotting wooden bunks are the only respite for exhausted bodies. Asphyxiating pellets spew fumes of death. Stolen shoes accumulate as their owners’ bodies are turned to ashes. This is the Holocaust.             A concrete wall stands resolute....

  •         So, for this year’s summer vacation my dad and I had tons of plans, places to see people to visit. But unfortunately I was only able to visit one of the places, North Carolina, and surprisingly I am satisfied. Now, I had already been to North Carolina, but it was during the winter, so I...

  • The white fairyland caught my gaze. I loved the boundless hills that swept over the pure countryside and the charming houses that were encased in a white frost. The majestic cathedrals, adorned with marvelous, angelic paintings and jeweled relics took my breath away. So captivated was I by the...

    Tags: Europe
  • When my family traveled to Barbados, it was the first time I left America. My mom and I planned the trip with help from our local Liberty Travel, and the travel agent helped us get a really great deal. My family stayed at the Amaryllis Beach Resort. The one-bedroom suite was absolutely gorgeous,...

  •   The summer after sophomore year my mother convinced me to go on my church’s (Peachtree Road United Methodist Church) mission trip to Nicaragua. I felt apprehensive about traveling outside of the United States to the second poorest country in the western hemisphere, knowing only two people in the...

  • Going down to help with Katrina relief efforts was like nothing I have ever done before. You hear of these events in the news and at first you feel horrible and maybe even want to do something. A little time will pass and you just move on not thinking much of it anymore. At least that's how I was...

  • This was a once in a lifetime trip. I was privileged to take because my parents are members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA), an organization for Honda enthusiasts to go the annual international rally called Wing Ding. I am an associate member. This year's rally was in Billings,...

  •   When we first arrived, it was pitch black outside, except for the headlights on our van. No one got the full effect of how this would be for four days until the next morning. The cold startled each one of us as we stepped out of our tents and into the frozen vans. Our selfish thoughts of how we...

    Tags: Caribbean

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