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The bunkhouse at Whitewater Challengers Camp
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A Night at the Shack

Last July, my Mother, Grandmother, and Aunty Tracey had excitedly made plans to sleep in a log cabin before rafting down the Lehigh River along the lofty peaks of the Poconos Mountains in Pennsylvania. For...

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Scuba Diving Sister and Brother
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Cabo San Lucas and One Unforgettable Dive

With a forceful surge of energy, I heaved myself up out of the chilling water, and collapsed onto the closest bench. The whole snorkel-boat shook -- though admittedly, it was scarcely more than a large...

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Ogunquit: Beautiful Place by the Sea

Maine is a beautiful state nestled on the coast of New England.  It kisses the chilly Atlantic Ocean while spreading its arms toward the Canadian Province, Quebec.  It’s filled with natural...

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Learning with Elephants

I have always heard that trips enlighten, and yes, that is true. After a trip to Thailand,...

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Looking Past the Skyline

We walked nine miles in one day. It’s...

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Wild Travels in the Wild West

Many summer vacations include relaxing on the beach or lounging in a hammock under a blue sky with warm sun. However, my summer vacation was much less relaxing but surprisingly every bit as enjoyable. My...

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Beauty Amongst Poverty

The first thing I distinctly remember was the stifling temperature and humidity. Although it was summer back in Pennsylvania, I didn’t have the slightest idea of the meaning of “heat” until I...

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Summer Ice Cream

A few years ago, my family had rented a house in Massachusetts with a pool to spend a week’s vacation. En route to our destination, we had gone to a local ice cream store, SoCo Creamery; the primary...

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Through Dust and Debris: Exploring a Buried City

If you take one look at Instagram posts under the hashtag “#vacation”, chances are you’ll see photos of people surrounded by palm trees, tanning beds, and beachside pool service in some far off...

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A Volcano and a Hitchhiker Open My Eyes

We had been on Big Island for a week, enjoying the vibrant blue water and colorful Hawaiian reefs, when our family decided we wanted something more adventurous. Naturally, we decided to visit a volcano...

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