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  • Florida vacation Aug 2010 007

                In the beginning of August of 2010, my family and I went to Florida for a week on vacation. This would be our last family vacation before I was to start school in Tennessee. We departed from Denver International Airport and flew to Atlanta Georgia. At the Atlanta Airport, we rented a...

  • sunset_1_by_one_eyed_teddy_bear

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    Tags: Caribbean
  • 223

    This past summer, my dad and his partner took me and my cousin Mike to South Padre Island for one last family vacation before school started. Freddy (my dad’s partner) was so excited to take all of us on one of the many dolphin watches that are available to tourists. The original dolphin watch that...

  • IMG_1976

    It was the spring of 2009 and summer was just around the corner. Around this time, my sister and I are used to my dad coming up with some great extravagant plan for a summer vacation. One year it was renting a house on a beach in Florida, another was going to Costa Rica for a couple weeks, and this...

    Tags: Caribbean
  • machu_picchu

    This previous summer I embarked on my first international trip to the beautiful, South American country of Peru. I was to meet my missionary sister in the capital city of Lima—as long as I could get through customs. The trip was to be a relaxing two weeks with my older sister Heidi and her new...

  • times-square

    To a thirteen-year-old girl in the twenty-first century United States, the concept of beauty is something that she has likely been bombarded with for over half of her life. I was certainly one of those thirteen-year-old girls. I was a girl who thought the epitome of beauty was in ads for...

  • SANYO4415489_1

    As I slowly opened my eyes, my vision became clear as light faded and my eyes focused, and then I remembered that I was on a field trip with the MESA organization to the Griffith Observatory. The bus came to a sudden stop and I was jolted forward into a seat. I got up, and felt the pain flooding...

  • Guatemala08_073

      Recently, I had the privilege to go on a week-long trip to Guatemala. My church sponsors a school there called Colegio Mark, in a small town called Cantel. I spent the week helping out in the makeshift pharmacy at the school, and helping clean teeth in a dental clinic run by my...

  • DSCN1972

      Alaska is a great place to live and especially to explore. Despite Alaska being the largest state, able to cover half of the Lower 48, most activity is found in the South Central region near Anchorage. Any visitor can find something to their liking. For the shopaholic and tacky tourist...

  • gulfshores

    Many believe that you must use tons of money and go to the best places to have the best trip. My experiences would say differently. In reality, a family will have the most fun with what they make of it and a good positive attitude toward the trip. Four years ago my family as well as my two best...

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