Asia Archives - Page 19 of 26 - My Family Travels
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Chinese (updated)

A shy junior boy silently slips into room 206, staring at the floor, avoiding others’ gazes as he does. He is immediately taken aback by the state of the room. As if occupied by feuding siblings,...

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Korea’s Demilitarized Zone

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The Other Face of Japan

When many people think about Japan, what is usually the first thing to cross your mind? Robots, school girls in sailor outfits, sushi, et cetera. For the longest time, those images crossed my...

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What is Too Much Poverty?

Last summer I saw something that completely shocked me. I witnessed a man attempting to unclog a flooded street in Dhaka, Bangladesh. That doesn’t sound too shocking, but given the circumstances,...

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From the Great Wall to the Berlin Wall

My friend and I had been living in China for two years when we decided to take the long way back to the States. Instead of flying from China back to the United States, we decided to do what we would...

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Authentic Chai With You

I have found nothing quite like the richness of the gravy-air in the land of spices. You could blindfold me and put me on an India-bound airplane without telling me where on earth I was going, and once...

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China 2010

 Hello, my name is Ramdat Singh and I am currently a 11th grader. I was very grateful for the opportunity to travel to China alongside Angel Acosta, Ashley Williams, Bonnie Maldonado, Kevin Montalvo,...

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Polio Eradication in Photos

These photos try to capture the essence of my short excursion to India this year to learn more about the polio effort and lend a helping hand by vaccinating children, consulting with the local health...

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Iterations of Equality

Parvati stood out from all the other women in her village. She could read and write. She was confident and charismatic. She looked men in the eyes when she spoke to them. She spoke to them. And when...

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