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My summer in Germany has forever stamped an impression on my life. During the course of my trip I had a variety of experiences; all of which have aided me in my growth as a person. I made lifelong friends who accompanied me in that adventure. During the month of June a group of high school...
Every January my school has a two week intersession class. Everyone picks one class or commits to a school trip, usually done through a travel agency and set up by a teacher or two. At the beginning of my junior year at High Tech High I decided that I was going to set up my own independent...Tags:
Traveling to different parts of the country has always been one of my favorite things to do. Every summer, my friend Sarah and I would conquer all of Cape Cod, including Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Every summer, my family and I would travel to Rhode Island to enjoy all that the beautiful beach...Tags:
For my junior spring break, I went on a trip of a lifetime to Costa Rica with my friend and her parents. I went zip-lining over the rainforest. I watched gorgeous scenery pass by on bumpy tour bus rides. I saw monkeys and a sloth in the tall trees near Lake Arenal. I relaxed by the pool and ate...Tags:
People thrive off what makes them happy, their passion. In life, one cannot understand happiness until they realize their need to fulfill their passions. My most gratifying passion is traveling. My entire life, I’ve been exposed to numerous landmarks across the nation. Even when I was too young...Tags:
I went to James Madison University this summer and it meant everything to me. First of all because I was finally accepted to be part of the program called the College Success program. I met amazing people all with different ethnicity and personality. The relationship among the group built...Tags:
This past summer I took a trip to London with my Girl Scout troop that has inspired me as an artist and made me want to go college for art when I finish high school. London has a quality about it that American cities will never achieve. American architecture is focused on function rather than...Tags:
On the morning of June 16, 2012, my team and I touched ground in Haiti, prepared for the devastation but also thankful for the chance to help. As we traveled through Port-au-Prince, the sights brought feelings of both awe and sorrow over the beauty of the country and the disastrous...Tags:
Ilobasco, El Salvador is a small, poor city in a country roughly the size of Massachusetts. It lies about 30 miles outside San Salvador, the capital. As poor as it is, there is a beauty in the landscape and the architecture because of its simplicity. Hundreds upon hundreds of trees flourish...Tags:
'Sabrina, it's 12:20! We have to be back,' my best friend Mikayla told me, after glancing at her watch. 'Oh yeah,' I said. 'Wait. Let me buy this Ellis Island address book for my mom.' 'Hurry up!' After purchasing the book, we raced out of the gift shop to where Mrs. Carstensen and our tour guide,...Tags: