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          The end of the week was coming around and I was beyond exhausted. I got up and dressed myself in spite of my desire to sleep. The breath-taking sights of Cancun awaited me while on a week-long vacation but spending my days at touristic locations and sightseeing could really wear a person...

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    On July 16th, 2007, my family and I were on our way to a fulfill a life long dream, trip to Honolulu, Hawaii.   We departed on a plane from Nashville, Tennessee, to Houston, Texas, early the next morning.  The flight was fairly short, a little over two hours.  When we arrived at the Houston-Bush...

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    In the summer before 9th grade, I went on a Mission trip to Cacalchen, Mexico on the YucatanPeninsula.  For a week, I was immersed into a culture that was totally foreign and alien to me.  What struck me the hardest was the poverty and scrappy lifestyle that the native Mexicans were living.  On the...

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    This June, my mom, my youngest sister Annie, and me went on a trip to South Carolina without my dad, sister, and brother. I was excited to go to a new place I’ve never been, my favorite part of traveling. We had reservations for a place in South Carolina but other than that, we had no other plans...

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    Thursday, July 7 Tonight we begin our long journey to Arusha, Tanzania. We are leaving out of Newark and flying to Frankfurt, Germany. Then we head to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and will catch one last flight to Kilimanjaro. I believe going there takes about 20 hours (including layovers). I have 3 of...

    Tags: Africa, Exploring
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    My trip to Discover Cove wasn’t far, but it has been my most memorable and self-developing adventure. For my sweet 16 my family went to Discovery Cove since Ive always wanted to swim with dolphins. And that’s what I did. I swam with a dolphin named Dexter and fed it raw fish and ice cubes, making...

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    On the border of Romania and Hungary, Oradea, Romania is a city of diverse culture, people, and architecture. The remnants of Communism and the beginnings of Capitalism are noticed in the towering clusters of grey, cement, Communist housing lining the downtown streets, but nearby, in the newer...

    Tags: Europe
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    On March 9th of 2012, my family, friends and I embarked our adventure to China!We departed from Tampa International Airport and had our stop at the Detroit Airport. Once we left Detroit, we were on an overnight, 13 hour flight to Beijing! We arrived around 1 a.m Beijing time but because of the 12...

    Tags: Asia, China, Exploring
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    'You guys are going to be overwhelmed when you get there. The mountains are like the Rocky Mountains on steroids.' My Spanish teacher, Mr. Keiser, always knew how to word things just right. He was about to take us on the trip of a life time; we were going to Peru to see Machu Pichu. The group that...

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    Not only was 2007 the year I moved up to become a freshman in high school, but it was also the year I travelled to France, Italy, and Greece for twenty-one days during the summer. The program that I participated in was the People-to-People Student Ambassadors. If you are wondering whether I was...

    Tags: Europe

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