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  • hannahcarrolentrypicture

    Early morning rays shine on mud-brick houses and the dirt road which weaves between them. Tin roofs glitter beneath pink and orange clouds, and green gardens are covered with droplets of dew. Everything is fresh after last night’s rain, and the packed earth still holds a smattering of puddles....

    Tags: Africa
  • Ashram (427) 2

    March 29, 2012 was the day I stepped onto a plane to India.  It would be thirty three hours from the time we left Salt Lake City to reach the little village of Banjar in Himachal Pradesh, India.  The village is North of India’s capitol New Delhi in the Himalayan Mountains.  The travel was...

    Tags: Asia, India
  • Jamaica

            “Have you ever been to Rick’s Café?” I asked hopefully.             “No,” She answered. Then adding quietly, almost to herself, “I’ve never been anywhere.”             I looked down at the ground and tried to ignore the discomfort filling the air. Half mindedly, I kicked the soccer...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • n1070725465_281973_9192

    Quarter Finalist 2009 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship               About eight months ago, I took the most memorable trip of my life to Washington, D.C.               About eight months ago, I took the most memorable trip of my life to Washington, D.C. with the most unique people...

  • australia021

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    Tags: Pacific
  • 250px-Paul_Bunyan_and_Babe_statues_Bemidji_Minnesota_crop

    I live in Bemidji, Minnesota. If I were to be a tour guide and show somebody around Bemidji, the first thing that I would show them would be the statute of Paul Bunyan (18-feet tall) and Babe down at the waterfront. These two statutes were built between 1936 and 1937. I would take them to the...

  • Mishek_Awake

     Imagine yourself flying in an airplane over the world’s largest sandbox: the Sahara Desert. That is what I did this past spring while I was on my way to Kenya. I went on a two-week mission trip to the Homa Bay Catholic Diocese which is located not far from Lake Victoria. One week of my time was...

    Tags: Africa
  • Urbanlife 2

    Within the fast life of California living, there is a peaceful serenity where travelers can pause from life to admire all the magnificent aspects of nature’s beauty. On June 16, 2012, I traveled to South Lake Tahoe in northern California to experience my first camping trip. Upon arrival I was...

  • IMGP0825

    Ever feel like you’ve maybe spent too much time in the city? The constant rush can really wear down on a person. Well, I have found a place for you, fellow city-dweller. Minocqua, Wisconsin is the perfect escape for one settle down in for a week or two of vacation. I’ve been to many places where...

    Tags: USA, Wisconsin
  • 100_1172

    For many years I believed I was well traveled and I understood much of the world. Now, I laugh at my previous assumption. I realize diverse cultures make up our world, treasures to be experienced through travel. I have experienced several states and another continent. The summer before my sophomore...

    Tags: Europe

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