In the beginning of my senior year, I joined a club at school called the Aesthetic Voyagers. This club was established so students could have the ability to travel with their peers and experience a new area. I was ecstatic about the idea of the club and joined immediately. Our biggest trip we went on was to San Francisco, California for three days; six hours away from us. We rented two vans, paid $100 per student and drove up to San Francisco and stayed in a hostel on one of the worst streets known, Geary Street. We arrived at about one o’clock in the morning to the hostel, and everyone went to sleep. The next day, we took a bike ride in Golden Gate Park, walked through a botanical garden, and made friends with people I thought I would never talk to at school. The second day, we went to Muir Woods, a remarkable national park. The waterfalls and 100-year-old trees were absolutely breathtaking. Most of the time, we were able to venture off on our own, in groups of course.
The best part of the entire trip was not the city, but communicating and befriending people that I go to school with daily, but do not talk to. The trip made me closer to people different from me. The trip reminded me of the movie The Breakfast Club, and I am glad to say that San Francisco brought me closer to good friends.
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