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The Most Amazing Gift Shop in the World

Mist shrouded our 4x4 Jeep as we crawled up Route 606 to Monteverde, Costa Rica. The rocks on the unpaved road had been jostling us back and forth inside of our car for close to three hours. Very slowly,...

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Escape Into Letchworth: Sehgahunda, “Vale of Three Falls”

Letchworth State Park is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Located in the hills of Western New York State, the 17-mile stretch of the Genesee River is known as the “Grand Canyon of the East”....

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Ajanta Caves: Elegance Set in Stone

I must admit, when I first stood at the base of the Ajanta Caves in the sweltering June sun, I didn’t understand why my family and I had left the...

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Culture Shock & New Home

For two years, my classmates and I raised money for a Mission's Trip to Peru. We were going to serve at an orphanage in Ayacucho, but since this was a once in a lifetime opportunity, we also decided...

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From the City to the Suburbs, Experiencing All New York Has to Offer

I’m in love with two New York’s.There’s New York City, where everything seems bigger, bolder, tastier and more alive. When I look out a window in NYC, it feels like life is moving by at...

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Simple and Free

The wind fanned my sweat-sticky face as I rode on the back of my dad’s motorbike. It was our last day in Thailand and already half of it was wasted. We had planned to leave the mainland early in...

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A Staring Contest with the Great Perhaps

“I go to seek a Great Perhaps.”-François RabelaisThese words are so often quoted in travel magazines and young adult novels,...

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Spine of the Earth: A Hike Through The Great Smokey Mountains

Sweat dripping down my back and feet crunching the dry earth, I pushed past tree boughs drooping in my path as I walked along the ridge of the Great Smokey Mountains on what has been referred to as...

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A Final, Perfect Memory

“This is the best part!” says Hannah as we watch cheese buyers and sellers haggle. We are at the 

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Always Expect the Unexpected

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