Africa

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Traveling to Morocco

I increase my pace to catch up with my parents, we are with a group of fellow travelers in a single file line, winding through the narrow paths of the medina, or the old part of town.

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Mission Trip To Israel

About two years ago while perusing through a newspaper, an ad for a program called 'Write on for Israel' caught my attention. My discovery turned out to be life altering for me as I applied and was accepted to what turned out to be a program, which not only offered me new experiences, but also allowed me to learn much about myself.

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Hope in Times of Helplessness

Finalist, 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Sometimes we may feel we are hanging on by a thread, and often that thread is the one thing keeping us connected to humanity. On December 3, 2004 as I walked into Dairy Queen I already had a premonition of the weight that was soon to descend upon my shoulders.

Author: Anonymous

Tags: Africa, Exploring

Yup, I Brought My Calculator

Honorable Mention 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

There's no way around it. I'm a math nerd.

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Passport to Israel 2007

Finalist, 2007 FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

A trust walk was nothing knew to me, and so, when our leaders ordered us into a silent line, I closed my eyes and laid my hands on the shoulders in front of me, sweaty with the surreal Israeli heat.

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The Magic of Morocco

This past summer, my dad and I took our second trip to Morocco to see more of the wonderful country, drawn back to the North African paradise. Morocco has a magic about it, stemming from its architecture, the mixture of Arab, African, and European cultures, and the exotic aura of such an ancient nation.

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How Kenya Has Defined Me

I couldn't believe it: I was finally in Kenya. My mom and I had prepared four months for this two-week summer trip.

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A Trip to Remember

When I was only twelve, my family and I, took a trip to South Africa. This trip changes my view on the way that I act, in many ways.

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This I Believe: Pain is Temporary; Quitting Lasts Forever (Israel 2006)

It was mid-July, 2006. Israel enters a war with Lebanon.

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Bursting the Bubble - A Trip to Tanzania

As I stepped out of the truck, I knew that this was no American farmer's market. There were three vehicles in sight; all were from our tour group.

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