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  • This last summer I had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala with my school for a Spanish trip.  The goal of the trip was for our Spanish to improve and for us to learn about a different culture.  All of us who went came back with many memories, some good and some bad, plus knowing a lot more...

  •  It was the fall of my junior year and I had just found out that I would be going to Uganda with fifteen other girls from my high school soccer team the following June.  I was filled with excitement as I began my preparations to leave. Time flew by and before I knew it I was in Africa...

    Tags: Africa
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  • Paris is a great travel destination, especially with kids! There's so much to do. Although Paris is considered expensive, you can do it on a budget. To me Paris = Yummy food, beautiful art, amazing sites to see, friendly people, and easy transportation. Most likely your biggest expense will be...

  • One lazy afternoon in June I was moping around my house in Central Florida, trying to escape the blazing 100 degree summer heat. Trying to find a cure for my chronic boredom, I heard my mother making an announcement. She’d been talking about how she wanted to go up north to visit some relatives,...

  • Have you ever wondered what true love really is? I always thought that love was what I saw on television shows such as 'Boy Meets World,' or what I read in fairy tale books about the princesses. I finally saw first hand what true love is the day my parents renewed their wedding vows. It was the...

  • As a girl of fourteen, Lizzie thought she had outgrown all of the ridiculous variations of hide-and-seek ever created. It was a game she had spent countless hours playing as a young child; however, somewhere between twelve and thirteen years of age she lost the will to play it. Even her sister,...

  • This summer I had the exciting opportunity to travel to France and stay with a host family for 20 days.  The trip was wonderful and I have many fond memories, but one of the best things I did while in France was visit the small Catholic church of Sainte Chapelle.  Sainte Chapelle is located on...

    Tags: Europe, France
  •      In June 2009, my mom, sister, two cousins, grandmother and I all embarked on the Ultimate Road Trip (URT). In twelve days, we traveled through nine states - Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Utah. Only a few select members were brave enough to...

  • Beauty of the Heart When you're young, the world can be anything you want it to be. If you love fairy tales, you can go through your days as a princess, or a prince. If you love the ocean, you can be a shark, or a crab.   The world is yours for the taking because you are young and pure. There are...

    Tags: Caribbean

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