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  • New and exciting adventures are waiting around every mountain? Yes, every mountain. To be more specific, the mountains of Massanutten, Virginia. If traveling to the humble views of a majestic mountain does not satisfy your travel bug then maybe the four season resort, snow sports, golf, water park...

  • In the late summer of 2010, some church members and I went on a mission trip to San Lucas, Guatemala, for two weeks in mid-August. We stayed at “La Cascada de María” (Mary’s Waterfall, a hotel) overnight and worked throughout San Lucas during the day. The hotel manager, Maria, was very cordial...

  • My essay is going to be on my Bahama vacation.My father and his fiancee took my sister and I on our first out of the country vacation to Paradise Island in the Bahamas.We had to get our first passports which took very long to get.As we got closer we all got so excited for our first trip.Going...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • We come to gawk at the scenery with our heads strained back, admiring the sunset setting along what looks to be the end of the ocean. We run our diamond-laced fingers along the intricate wood carvings and the jewelry made from seashells, gossiping about the talent and the beauty lain before us. “...

  • I’m a shoe person.  So when I look back on the three months that I spent in Israel my junior year of high school, I can’t help but think of it in terms of the shoes I was wearing at the time.  For three months I traveled around Israel, from the Golan Heights in the north to the Negev in the south,...

    Tags: Africa
  • The Village People lied. It’s not fun to stay at the YMCA. In 2009, my family and I spent the summer abroad in England with the studies abroad program Dad was leading. During the week we were based in London and on the weekends we went to another city. One weekend was Edinburgh, another was...

    Tags: England, Europe
  • A two week trip to the slums of the Dominican Republic might not sound like the ideal summer vacation for a fifteen year old girl, but for me, it was the opportunity of a lifetime. I was part of a team that consisted of fifteen teen girls, three teen guys, two female leaders, and my Youth Pastor...

  • On July 1, 2010, I got back from Costa Rica. Back from the hot days and rainy afternoons. Back from the graveyard shift night walks.   Overall, the trip with the teen summer program Rustic Pathways was amazing. Although I was slightly apprehensive because of the small group number, the trip was...

  •             Saood Abdul-Kabir peers over me as I dipped a big toe into sleep. As soon as I was drowning in the blackness of sleep, Saood encroaches upon my sleeping figure and shakes it awake. This pattern was precedence for all occasions. There was no sleeping around Saood Abdul-Kabir...

  • Most people think that trips abroad are the best way to find true happiness and ultimate discoveries in their travels, but I have learned that trips close to home can be the most rewarding. Those that travel through Kansas see how things move a little slower out here. As a resident of Prairie...

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