Africa

  • Freshman year was no picnic for anyone, lets be honest, your maturity hasn't quite reached its peak and it can be considered, to put it nicely, an awkward phase. However a few days into the start of my summer after that awkward year, I took a trip that would change and mature me forever, I and...

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  • 'The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.' This was a quoted from St. Augustine. This quote is so true because the last trip I went on taught me to look out and search for the truth.   On December of 2006 I was fortunate enough to receive the opportunity to travel to the...

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  • I have been fortunate to have several opportunities to travel abroad. From statistics, we know that only about 20 % of Americans have U.S. passports -- I have had one since I was eighteen months old. Along with my family, I have traveled to India, Africa, Hawaii, London and the Caribbean Islands....

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  • 'Hey, how was your trip to Ghana!?' I get this a lot, and I never really know how to respond. People who ask are waiting to hear about the oppressive heat, the wild animals, and the scarcity of food. In contrast, the first thing that comes to my mind when I think 'Africa' is how frustrating...

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  • June 1995. A little girl steps out of an airplane. The woman and man on either side of her swallow her small hands in theirs.   As they exit the aircraft, she sees two black men, in green uniforms, holding machine guns in their arms. She leans in closer to her parents, her protective barrier. As...

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  • My expedition to South Africa in the fall of 2005 with my mother was so amazing. It was no ordinary trip. It was more like an adventure and an experience that I would love to share with anyone who would be willing to listen. It actually taught me things at a young age that usually comes along with...

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  • "Welcome aboard KLM airlines, flight number 226 direct from Amsterdam to Nigeria. Total flight time is nine hours and 45 minutes. Please refer to your pamphlets in the seat pockets in front of you as emergency procedures."  I peered through the window and gazed at the expansive sky. My thoughts...

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  • Traveling has always been a dream of mine, to mingle with the people of distant lands, and explore far away jungles and ruins. This might be attributed to my childhood days spent reading National Geographics with Mom and Dad, or maybe it was Indiana Jones movies or my own inherent thirst for...

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