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Lake Louise glistened brighter and bluer than the clear sky above it. The glacier fed body of water was framed by majestic snow capped mountains, and in the distance I could see the great Victoria Glacier. All along the rim of this beautiful scene were young newlyweds posing for pictures, families...Tags:
It was a typical warm Hawaiian winter, when my parents surprised my sisters and I with tickets to an exotic place. Pakistan- the birthplace of my parents, the home of my grandparents, and the land of my countless cousins. Being born on the Big Island of Hawaii, I was unsure of what to...Tags:
In the summer of 2006, my brother, Oliver, and I traveled to Vancouver, Canada by plane to tour. This was my first time going to Canada and to be honest, I wasn't really excited to go. From what I've heard Canada was a gigantic wilderness larger than the United States but with only a fraction of...Tags:
The world is immeasurable in its size. There are so many places to visit and people to meet. Many cities can be found bursting with history, culture and life. A traveler can find the most breathtaking places or the most heartbreaking. I have gotten many chances throughout my life to...Tags:
In May of 2008, while still in high school, I traveled to Southern Italy with the Campbell University Choir and my father, who is conductor of the group. Although it was not my fist time traveling abroad, I was eagerly anticipating the sightseeing, concerts, and food that lay ahead. Navigating...Tags:
I knew the moment I got off that plane in London’s Heathrow Airport that that choir trip would be once in a lifetime. I had to see and feel everything I could, because even though I knew I would come back, I had no idea how long it would be until then. I remember there was moss growing on the...Tags:
Just this past summer (of 2007), I got the opportunity to leave my little town of Port Townsend, Washington and go on what sounded like a fun-packed road trip with my boyfriend, Ezra, and his family. We've been together for a year and a half and I love his family and they love me, so I thought I...Tags:
Hopping on a plane and flying to various destinations feels natural to me. I have been doing it most of my life. However, this particular trip had me itching to get of my seat and depart the plane. I had never been out the country before; this was a new adventure that I was determined to conquer...Tags:
During the summer of 2006 my Expecting mother, youngest brother (at the time), and I Took a beautiful Trip to the Bahamas’ . at first I didn’t want to go I mean I guess I was like any other 13 year old. I wanted to play outside with my friends and have fun. Not go to some Island. I...Tags:
I was naive. I was sheltered. I was ignorant and innocent. My trip to Tracy, California opened my eyes to a new kind of people. These were people that I thought that I knew. They weren't the kids in my Sunday School class. They weren't the kids in the secluded halls of junior high. They weren't the...Tags: