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  • The day was scorching but that did not have my focus; overwhelming joy, anxiety, grief, and enthusiasm all filled my body in one moment. Not knowing what I should be thinking or feeling, I stood there numb waiting for the campers to arrive. I waited in anticipation on the burning concrete path as...

  • In late August of 2010, my mother and father surprised my siblings and I with a trip to the British Virgin Islands. This being our first time out of the country, we didn't know what to expect. Shell shocked, we were brought upon gorgeous beaches,pool side restaurants and exotic nightlife for all...

    Tags: Caribbean
  •      HI! I am going to tell you all about one of my most memorable family vacations. I am a senior in high school now, but one of my most favorite vacations was a family one in the eighth grade to Okoboji, Iowa. Since my family has six members, we decided on a destination closer to home that...

  • The summer before my freshman year in high school, a couple of my soccer teammates and I traveled to the Bahamas for vacation with one of the girls' parents. We stayed in the popular hotel, the Atlantis. This was on of the first time I'd ever been out of the country, and it was also the first...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • Bare feet pound on the hardwood floor; dark silhouettes move across the warm yellows and oranges aglow from overhead chandeliers; rhythmic tones echo across the tall walls of the abandoned church from fiddles and guitars. Bodies sway, dance and spin; hearts pound, sweat drips, and my eyes lock...

  •   Cabo San Lucas is one of the popular tourist destination in the peninsula of Baja California which is south of the border from San Diego. I visited Cabo in October of 2008 for 5 days; I was joined by my parents, brother, and my best friend and her mother. We stayed at Pueblo Bonito at Sunset...

  • Finding France and England                 Over spring break in 2008, I accompanied my high school French Club on a trip abroad. Our itinerary included visiting two European countries, France and England. Our first destination was Paris, France, and it was here that my first difficulty ensued. Upon...

    Tags: Europe
  • “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations...” is found in Matthew 28:19 and is the key reason for all mission work. This Spring Break I was fortunate enough to go half way across the world to spread the gospel to hopeless people who have never heard the name of Jesus. Less than two percent...

  • It was the end of the school year; the time when students are antsy for summer to begin. I couldn't wait for the last day because four days later, I was headed to the great state of California on a roadtrip with my mother, grandma, and eight year old sister named Meredith. The night before our...

  •   A Jewish proverb states that “No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” In my experience, this is true in every way. A perfect example is one of my family’s most memorable vacations. During mid-winter break last February, my father thought it would be the perfect time to take a...

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