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  • My dad and I travel by train almost every summer, specifically Amtrak (http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/HomePage).  One train trip that stands out in my mind was my dad’s and my trip by Amtrak in 2009. We traveled from Tulsa to Oklahoma City (http://www.texaseagle.com/...

  •      The drive to Tennessee from my home in Texas was a scenic one as we travelled through the piney woods.  It was a late summer trip and a final getaway for my family before my sophomore year in high school began.        By the time we drove into Nashville we were hungry so we decided to park...

  • On the first day of July, I traveled with my cousins to see my aunt’s family in Georgia. On the four hour drive there, I thought about befriending my cousin, Alecsis’s brother. I’ve always felt there’s been a misunderstanding and awkward feeling when we’re together and I wanted to fix that, but...

  • In the summer of 2007, I experienced an exciting journey to Myanmar, in South east Asia, where its rich culture, traditions and religion keep the people of this country proud, strong, and very much happy. I found the highlights of Myanmar to be its countless beautiful pagodas, its breath taking...

    Tags: Asia
  •              Runners to your mark, set. Go! That was the theme of last year’s 2009 Track and Field trip to the Delmarva Relays in Salisbury, Maryland. It was an intense, event filled, two day excursion that left the team exhausted, fulfilled and knowing more about our teammates than we intended....

  • The title  "Costa Rica: It never happened!"captues the cultivating experience that I had in La Cruz, Costa Rica. One of the girls in my group often quoted "It never happened!" to something amazing that we experience, but had no words to describe it. My trip to Costa Rica did in fact happen, but...

  • Can you imagine a place where the waters are as clear and blue as the sky, where the mountains reach proudly toward the heavens in hopes of touching its lowest bow, where the weather is great year-round?  In the mountains on the border of Nevada and California such a place exists.  Lake Tahoe is a...

  • I am not a person most people would be inclined to think of as adventurous. It is far better to be tall, strong, and have an intimidating presence. None can be credited to my person; instead, I would be described as short, quiet, and far from menacing.  Being thrown out into the streets of Oaxaca...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •                “Go Faster Cadet!” I felt my heart busting through my chest bone. Sweat stained my shirt and underarms. Invisible needles penetrated my ribs. A stinging twinge exploded through my calves. I felt unimaginable pain but I, a lazy, computer nerd, just kept running. Stopping would only...

  • Learning and exploring are our infinite natural intuitions, motivated by curiosity, that help us gain valuable experience, innovative ideas and deeper knowledge with many different perspectives. Vietnam is the country located on Southeastern Asia, next to Laos and Cambodia...

    Tags: Asia, Vietnam

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