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The Blue Morpho of Tortuguero

A slight flutter in the corner of my eye captures my attention.  I turn my head to catch a glimpse of the brilliant, shimmery blue morpho butterfly.  As a butterfly enthusiast, I drink in...

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Capturing the Heart of Athens

The most unexpected moments sometimes turn out to be the ones that influence you the most.  This was the force of the mighty Syntagma Square, the prominent historic area in Athens, Greece. It...

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From Zebras To Love

“It’s a zebra!!!” Not hidden behind barred gates or three inch glass but standing directly in front of me. I leaned in close, throwing all caution to the wind with this seemingly-harmless...

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En el Corazón de la Furia Roja

The time is approximately 7:00 AM as I bid farewell to my grandmother inside of the...

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Dirt Roads and Land Cruisers: Why I Love Africa

The warm night air envelopes my face as I stretch my legs after an 8-hour flight. My mom, brothers, and I wait outside as my dad goes off in search of our driver, Stefan. I smile to myself. The familiar...

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Bewitched in Barcelona

There is no such thing as being over-prepared! I think to myself as I scour “Best Things to Do in Barcelona” lists, read restaurant reviews, and print tickets. My family is going to Barcelona...

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Day Trip to an Underwater Paradise – Kapalua Bay, Maui

              The first time I went snorkeling, I received a mouthful of salty seawater and had only spent minutes in the wind-swept water before scampering back to...

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The Birth of the Lakeside Varsity Canoe Team

It was a misty June day when a hearty outdoorsman, a math teacher, and an eclectic mix of ten disheveled teenagers arrived at one of the best kept secrets of the Pacific Northwest. Only one of them...

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Amber Eyes

Swish. Swish. The sound of a lion’s tail moves through the African bushes. I’m in Kenya at one of Kenya’s national nature reserves.  Kenya is famous in East Africa for their reserves and safaris....

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An Ocean Away

Craning my neck and shielding my eyes from the sun, I admired the massive, intimidating, and beautiful structure that towered in front of me. As I waited I listened to the medley of voices around me,...

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