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Etch in Desolation

 Squinting at the sudden onslaught of light, I stepped out of the van into a dry, dusty scene.  Poverty and desolation rose to greet me, and, astonished, I almost knocked over the unfortunate person climbing out after me.  I gawked in amazement at the new world, unable to comprehend the crude,...

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Florida/Bahamas Summer Trip 2009

In the summer of 2009, my family and I took a 10 day trip to Orlando, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and a 3 day cruise to Nassau, Bahamas (the cruise being included in the 10 days). The first place we arrived was Orlando. Pulling up to the condo, Bahama Bay Resorts, I saw beautiful palm trees, other breath taking condo's, as well as sand. When we pulled up to our condo, I noticed it was right by a small...

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A Little Slice of Heaven

I left on my mission trip to Haiti expecting to have a memorable and life-changing experience. At that point I thought of Haiti solely in terms of "the poorest country in the western hemisphere." Naturally, I expected to have my perspective altered through serving the Haitian people and caring for the little ones. I prayed that I would have an impact on the people...

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Spring Break ’09 Nightmare!

My senior year in high school was 2009 and I wanted to do something exciting for spring break. My parents, who belong to a service-organization called The Lions Club, happened to have a club visitation to a Lion’s Club in Freeport, Bahamas during my spring break. To me that sounded like a perfect excuse to get away and travel somewhere new. With...

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Star Trekking: 04:2010: Antonio Banderas Takes Riviera Maya by Stallion

"All I need now is for Antonio Banderas to show up on a shiny black stallion."  How many times have I said that to myself, while studying my toenail polish from a chaise lounge on a pristine beach along Mexico's Riviera Maya?Ironically, I was discussing Banderas most recently at a Riviera Maya hotel opening. Praising the star of "The Legend of Zorro" as well as the kids' favorite "Spy...

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My story

In Arizona I experienced a drought that had nothing to do with the weather. Instead it was a drought of lifelessness. Every teenage girl and boy seemed to be identical clones of one another. Differences between them were hard to discern. At this point in my life I found myself very thirsty for something that my city of twelve years could not find or offer me. That something was at first unknown...

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Atlantis Resort’s AKA Tropical Family Paradise

When you have a mega-resort that thrills all ages and you add a new kids club, tween and teen entertainment, and a Lego playroom, you get paradise.LEGO fans, mini divas and pint-sized chefs are among the young guests we predict will swarm the new Atlantis Kids Adventure (AKA) program at Atlantis, Paradise Island. The resort teamed up with Lego and Jet Blue to inaugurate the...

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Atlantis Goes GaGa For Babies

Located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, Atlantis is a true family getaway with special programs and perks for even the tiniest travelers.A few minutes of peace, a spontaneous adventure -- The Atlantis Resort wants you to enjoy your family vacation with babies and toddlers to the fullest.   Atlantis, on Paradise Island, truly offers a spectacular location...

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Viaje a Mexico Que Tomo Cuatro Dias

     "Pasajeros, que pongan sus cinturones "(Fasten your seat belts),  some of the first words aboard Mexicana Airlines in Tijuana. It felt pretty strange sitting in the window seat of this massive plane next to my dad. Take-off was a blast but just the wait made me restless. I was headed for Mexico City or el "Districto Federal" in Spanish. On my way to visit family that i hadn't seen...

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Four Seasons Nevis, St. Kitts And Nevis

Find out why Four Seasons Nevis is not just a playground for the rich and famous, but for families as well. Their excellent childcare programs are even affordable during the quieter summer season. [Editor's Note:  This resort was badly damaged by Hurricane Omar in mid-October 2008 and due to ongoihg litigation, has postponed its reopening till November,...

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