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    As we drew closer to the city, the strange dots of light drew my attention away from the Spanish-speaking movie. Below us, life buzzed in the downtown business capital of Ecuador. From the air, it was difficult to imagine that we would be living in poverty. The city of Guayaquil, Ecuador is...

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    I stepped onto the cross-county team’s coach bus, and pangs of nervousness tumbled around in my belly. Our bus, equipped with fuzzy-screened DVD players, chugged up the treacherous mountain side.  As the thunderous sound of the motor hummed in my ears, I curiously wondered how many mangled bodies...

  • The minuscule island located just the beneath India is like a speck of dust to the human eye. This island is so small, no one really notices it. For those who do recognize this country, they are rather confused of whether it is part of India or an unknown island where no sort of living creature can...

    Tags: Asia, Vacations
  • Me at Union Square Park in Greenwich Village

    Traveling to (and around) New York City is a daunting task. Writing about it is even harder.What’s there to say about New York that hasn’t already been said? From the Jazz Age to modern day, dreamers and schemers alike have pilgrimaged to that center of culture itself, documenting their travels in...

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    Unforgettable trips have the power to change any individual. It has the power to create stronger bonds between family members. In my case, it occurred the summer of 2007, it was an experience that I will always remember.             As soon as the flight attendant welcomed us to the Jorge Chavez...

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    'You think you live in the middle of nowhere? Come here!' (My Journal entry from 7/24/07) 'Here' was the Crow Creek Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota settled just southeast of Pierre. 'Here' contained nothing but rolling hills with cattle, the occasional shrub, and hay fields upon hay fields...

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    Faith testing, God initiated, and simply unique describe my travel experience. I traveled to Falls Creek church camp in Davis, Oklahoma. This was a life changing experience for me and I am sure for many others as well. I went to Falls Creek for the first time in June 2008 and I go back every year....

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    This summer my family and I went to Europe. My family loves to travel, and as a result I have been to thirty-two states. Going to Europe though was a completely different experience. We went to Germany and France, both beautiful countries. The reason for our trip was not only vacation; our family...

    Tags: Europe
  • delta sky

    Last summer, my family and I decided to take a flight to Hungary! However, the getting there part was ridiculous yet incredibly lucky and one of the best experiences of my life. Starting from the Detroit airport, our mission was to get to Europe by the next day, but because my aunt is cheap, she...

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    Nowadays, it seems impossible to come across someone who doesn’t have internet or an iPod. The technology and modern luxuries that we have are abundant. However, for three summers now, I have put aside the basic comforts of life to work with people living in extreme poverty. Annually, a group from...

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