Honorable Mention Archives | Page 5 of 15 | My Family Travels
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Looking Past the Skyline

We walked nine miles in one day. It’s...

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Reflections from the Last Frontier

Summer in Alaska was the wilderness that embodies a grand adventure. There were looming mountains covered in dark green forests with strips of white just visible at the peaks,  uninhabited islands shrouded...

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Dirt Roads and Land Cruisers: Why I Love Africa

The warm night air envelopes my face as I stretch my legs after an 8-hour flight. My mom, brothers, and I wait outside as my dad goes off in search of our driver, Stefan. I smile to myself. The familiar...

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How I Traveled the World (and Time) in One Day

As I walk through this tunnel of bamboo and listen to the wind whistling...

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Amber Eyes

Swish. Swish. The sound of a lion’s tail moves through the African bushes. I’m in Kenya at one of Kenya’s national nature reserves.  Kenya is famous in East Africa for their reserves and safaris....

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History Below The Streets

I’m eighty meters underground. To some, that number conjures images of a claustrophobic space far beneath the earth, perhaps an abandoned mine shaft or a well that was sealed off long ago. Both are...

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A Drive Down Memory Lane

I looked to my mother and saw a tear roll down her worn face as she said “We’re here love, this is where my father fished and...

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An Underwater World of Wonder: A Glimpse Into My Future

Softly…softly… Whisper in my ears Swell towards the land Spray on me your tears Let me hold you in my hand Softly…softly… Quickly, quickly! Rush towards the shore High tide is coming Breaking...

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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

I briefly allow my mind to wander....

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On Becoming an Active Spectator

It’s six in the morning. Today is my last Sunday in Huejuquilla, Jalisco—my birth town—before my family must head home to the United States after having spent the entire month of December here,...

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