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Michael Condori March 16,2009 A significant event that happened to me was the trip I took to Peru last summer. I went to Peru with my family and we had a somewhat good time. We went to visit my cousin and many different places in Peru. Before I went to Peru, I was wondering whether things...Tags:
There is no greater gift on earth than hope. From the rich to the poor, all seek hope in a new day, a better tomorrow, and a bright future. It is the root of which motivation blossoms; it is the sparkling emotion which gives humanity its purpose to continue through the hardships of life. Hope...Tags:
This summer my family and I went on a trip to Seal Beach, California. My grandmother lives in California, so we were going to stay with her. My grandmother’s house is very important to me. It is a place where I feel comfortable and a place that reminds me of my childhood. On the...Tags:
As I stepped onto the plane, I knew that I would not come back the same. I was on my way to Mali, Africa to visit my Aunt and Uncle. I would be staying with my Aunt and Uncle and their three kids for a month. My Aunt and Uncle were missionaries who worked in a hospital for women. As we landed in...Tags:
Early on a July morning, I rubbed my eyes and roused myself from sleep. Normally my godmother and her family let me sleep, but not today, today we were going to the mountains. In an effort to fully embrace the culture of the southern French countryside, I quickly showered and refrained from my...Tags:
Waking up in the morning and breathing fresh mountain air is often a reminder of my love for my hometown of Colorado Springs. Almost everyday I see the sun shining down on the vastness of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains. A prominent feature of this family-friendly city “The Springs,” as locals...Tags:
In March of 2007, I traveled to the Dominican Republic on a mission trip. I arrived there for the first time and realized how beautiful the country was. I was struck by its beauty and overall poverty. I worked with special education children at a local school. Initially, this was not what I had...Tags:
Taking a vacation to the South Pacific was a new, unexplored experience for me. Growing up in small town Nebraska I have never experienced even seeing the ocean. So when the opportunity to take a school trip to Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji presented itself, I accepted the challenge....Tags:
I have family all over the place. This provides me with an opportunity to travel to a lot of different places and gain exposure to different lifestyles. Every year, without question, I’ve ended up at my grandmother’s house in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. It’s a small town with a...Tags:
Each city is significant for a distinctive reason. Some are best known for sights thought only to exist in dreams, while others possess history far more realistic than classroom textbooks can describe. Dubai is one of a kind. It has characteristics that make it similar to other cities, but its...Tags: