North America

Author: Elisa Perry

Tags : Featured - LV, Las Vegas, Multigen, Nevada, North America, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Shelby American Las Vegas - Experiencing the Legend

"I'm not an engineer or a designer but I think I know what people like." - Carroll Shelby

I'm so inspired by the humility of a man who grew to be one of the biggest idols in car history. Prior to visiting the Shelby Heritage Center, I thought I knew who Carroll Shelby was. I thought I knew all about his story, and his empire. But now I see my knowledge was only scratching the surface of this amazing man, and his incredible story. 

 

The Story Behind the Prodigy

 

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Tags : North America, USA

Summer with my Grandparents

In May of 2007 after attending my sister's high school graduation I left to spend a month of summer vacation with my grandparents. I wasn't sure about the trip because while I liked them a lot I'd never spent much time alone with them.

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My Trip To... (drum roll) Los Angeles, CA

On the day of our flight to California, I almost spilled my cereal all over myself as I saw my mom stuffing extra things into my backpack, making it resemble a bloated balloon.

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One Unforgetable Trip

It started off just going on a trip with my church youth group that included my best friend Jill. I figured going somewhere out of Iowa for nine days wouldn't be so bad.

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Crow Creek Indian Reservation, SD

'You think you live in the middle of nowhere? Come here!' (My Journal entry from 7/24/07) 'Here' was the Crow Creek Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota settled just southeast of Pierre.

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My Family Trip to the East Coast

Last summer my family and I traveled to the east coast for a historical vacation. We traveled from Washington D.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Exploring, North America, USA

N.O.L.A. and Me

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

The last week of August 2005, a natural disaster struck the southern United States and impacted millions of lives. Hurricane Katrina caused grief, tragedy, and despair.

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Traveling to Branson, Missouri

Most of the traveling that I have done has been planned and set in stone before I ever leave home. Upon leaving for the beach, my family decides which days will be 'beach days' and which day will be our water park 'extravaganza.

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Exploring Southern Colleges with My Father

Finalist, 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Ten tours, ten info-sessions, five days. In the modern craze of the college search, the average student must be as thorough as possible in exploring the vast array of secondary education opportunities.

Tags: North America, USA

Emerald Isle North Carolina

I take a step onto the chilled wood of my porch and look out into the sky. The light just barely peeking over the top of the trees.

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