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  • You always here about crazy Senior year Spring Break trips to Cabo or the Bahamas but you don't really hear all that much buzz about a trip to Reynosa, Mexico. But that is far from true because me and 60 of my classmates couldn't stop talking about Mission Mexico. Mission Mexico was a mission trip...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •            As the last minute rolled over into the four am hour I was awoken by the repetitive sounds of my normal alarm. I was in world of comfort in my warm bed not only because I was accompanied by my large black lab who insisted on snuggling beside me but because it was the middle of July....

  •               Winter of 2009, I decided to travel across the globe to one of the fastest growing and technologically advanced countries in this century: South Korea. Of all the wonderful areas available to my grasp in Asia, I chose the city of Seoul for its abundance of mainstream Korean pop...

    Tags: Asia
  • Denmark, the birthplace of the tale of The Little Mermaid and one of the oldest kingdoms in the world,  is a beautiful country. I was born in The Netherlands to a Danish mother, Helle, and American father, Ron. When I was only 3 years old, I moved to the United States of America and have done...

    Tags: Europe, Heritage
  •   My name is Misrak Teka. I am going to be a sophomore at South High school in Minneapolis MN this coming year. I traveled to a place called Hunt Hill in Sarona north of Wisconsin. I was at Hunt Hill with a program called RCMS. It stands for Regional Center for Math and Science. The fourth week of...

  • Two days before my 6th birthday, I was seriously burned in a campfire accident.  This accident occurred at Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe.  Now that I am 17 years old, and able to reflect back on the nightmare of this accident, I can easily say that the best part of it all has been the...

  • My adventure started June 18th 2009. I met my friends from French Class outside of our school early afternoon. We were all prepared for the biggest trip any of us had ever taken- a trip to Paris, France, followed by an excursion to London! We could feel the excitement of it all building up and...

    Tags: Europe
  • Rome: beauty, grandeur, antiquity, agelessness. These are impressions evoked by that glorious city that made my eight days there among the best in my life—inspiring, enlightening, and exhilarating all at the same time. I returned home a more knowledgeable and worldly person, with many fond memories...

    Tags: Europe
  •         During the summer of 2012 I had the opportunity to travel from my suburban town in Minnesota to Chicago with my youth group from church. We went with the goal to show the love of God to every person we came in contact with. We had a thirst to serve. Not to show that we were better, or...

  • The first thing you notice as you arrive in Costa Rica is all the beautiful scenery. Traveling from San Jose to our host families we drove up and down mountains on winding roads, with lush, green rainforest surrounding us and steam slowly rising from the mountains.  I stayed with my host family...

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