Central America

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Costa Rican Adventures

Traveling to Costa Rica opened my eyes to an entirely new world. I never thought I could learn so much about myself and about another country in such a short time.

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Honduras: A Trip of a Lifetime

Finalist, 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

I spent the beginning of my sixteenth summer settling into routine of living off cereal and watching reruns all day. However, I had a rude awakening when my youth pastor convinced my parents that I should go to Honduras and do something useful with my summer.

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Un Noche Magico en Tortuguero

As we trekked through the forest, the salty Caribbean Ocean meandered through our naive nostrils. Using my peripheral vision to assure I was following the group, my eyes scanned the ground for tree roots and soldier ants.

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My encounter with Gods love in Brazil

I agreed to go on the mission trip to Brazil because now that the seniors had graduated we lacked any form of student leadership. My youth minister, Tony, saw this problem and he asked me to take the role of a leader.

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Mission Trip to Costa Rica

'Pura Vida' 'Pura Vida'. Roughly translated, Pure Life.

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Take Off

Rags. Torn soles.

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An Adventure in Costa Rica

In April of 2007, I went to Playa Herradura, Costa Rica. This trip was amazing -- the beautiful beaches, interesting animals, and unique jungles made my trip spectacular.

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Mission Trip To Costa Rica

Recently 19 members of my church, 3 member of another church, and I went on a mission trip to Costa Rica. This trip was not only my first mission experience but also the first time I had ever traveled internationally and my first time on an airplane.

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My Trip to Guatemala

This past June I had the opportunity to travel to the Central American country of Guatemala. I was part of a group of twenty-eight people from my school that took a long, seemingly endless flight to Houston, and then another flight into Guatemala City, which is the capital of Guatemala.

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Trip To Peru

'You guys are going to be overwhelmed when you get there. The mountains are like the Rocky Mountains on steroids.

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