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    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • During my time interning with Concern Worldwide in Soroti, Uganda, I would walk 20 minutes to work each morning at about 8:00am. On this particular morning, the praying mantis, about 2.5 inches long, was waiting on the door to greet me.
    • Spectator Sport

    • Guatemala Term
    • Semana Santa is a weeklong religious celebration leading up to Easter in Latin America. As part of this celebration, Guatemalans, especially in Antigua, participate in elaborate processionals. Clad in purple robes and carrying heavy floats,...
    • Kylemore Abbey

    • England Term
    • During March of 2000, the England Term group was escorted about Ireland by our faithful leader, DR (Professor Dan Ritchie), and our "charismatic" Irish bus driver, Harry. Our home base for several days was Galway, a small city on the western coast...
    • No Room for You and Me

    • New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • It was a crisp day as I walked through Brooklyn Heights. Little rays of sun peeked through the winter sky. I walked past the bustle of people, hurrying along their way, and kept to myself. I came upon this man sitting ever so still, alone. It was...
    • Collision

    • South Africa Term
    • This photo was taken on the ferryboat to Robben Island in Cape Town. It captures a collision of cultures and of generations; everyone in South Africa was impacted by Apartheid on some level and to see the different people that go to Robben Island...
    • The Camel Caravan

    • Upper Midwest Association for Intercultural Education (UMAIE)
    • My UMAIE group had decided early in our trip that we wanted to take a camel safari while in Egypt.  We learned that the best place to do so would be not near Cairo, but in Luxor, a smaller city further south, where we would pass through rural...
    • Emerging Tides

    • LCC International University (LCC)
    • Lithuania is nestled up against the Baltic Sea, next to Russia, Latvia, and Belarus. Lithuania has recently emerged as an independent country, free from Soviet authority. While this political freedom is vitally important, there is still a lot of...
    • Side Street

    • New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • My friend Chelsea and I were on our way to Greenwich Village in Manhattan, where there is a plethora of expensive shops and designer stores where celebrities deck themselves out in the spendiest trends. Only one street down from the shops, I walked...
    • Hidden Talents

    • Guatemala Term
    • Within the dusty, mountainous streets of Magdalena lies an abundance of talent. Everyday, about twenty students fill up one room, which makes up the art school. Laughter fills the small room as they practice and perfect the techniques they have...
    • Haitian Child

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • Pictures like this one remind me of all the beautiful children I have met in Haiti and I often wonder about them: What is likje doing right now? Is Madeline healthy? Is Michlange in school? This is three-year-old Joselin -I met her outside of a...
    • Bienvenidos

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • We are just pulling into our last port in ferrying into the Galapagos Islands, and we were given a taste of the old world. A couple of sea lions made use of an old fishing boat that was anchored. It was an uncanny symbol of the slow, deliberate,...
    • Strolling in Florence

    • Europe Term Intercultural Communication in Austria, Czech Republic, and France
    • While on our free travel week, a few of us decided to see some of the famous cities in Italy. We concluded the free travel week in Florence, which was the perfect city to end our free travel. It had a "smaller town" feel, when compared to Rome,...
    • Foot prints in the sand

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    • As our group was walking up the sand dunes in United Arab Emirates, I was so impressed with how perfect the ripples in the sand looked going on forever, but we stepped across it like we stepped into the culture. I stepped into a 100% Muslim...
    • Outside the Noise

    • Arcadia University: Perugia, Italy
    • This photograph was taken in St. Peter's piazza in front of the Vatican. It is one of my favorites because it represents a quiet moment in a place so alive with sound. The day was filled with so many famous things to see in Rome with so much...
    • Guatemalan Buses

    • Guatemala Term
    • It is impossible to visit Guatemala without noticing the buses. Every bus is pained a multitude of different colors, has a headline in the front window, is filled well beyond capacity, and has a man who stands on the steps shouting out the bus’s...
    • Wedding in Kenya

    • Daystar University
    • Saitoti and Lipaso are the couple in the middle, just about to be married. They are relatives of my host family in Kenya, the Kirishuas. Out of an assembly of 1,000 Kenyans, my friend Kelly and I were the only two Mwazungu-white people- at the...
    • Pisa in Black and White

    • England Term
    • Pisa is a very small town where there really is nothing to see but the Leaning Tower. However, the 45 minute walk is definitely worth the trouble. When you get to the tower, even though you’ve heard about it and you’ve seen photographs, it...
    • Re-Imagining Stonehenge

    • England Term
    • Three months of travel can give a photographer a lot to shoot, a lot to edit out, and a lot to think about. I was out there, banging my head against my camera trying to think of a way to capture images that communicated the impact this was having...
    • Halfway to School

    • LCC International University (LCC)
    • I lived in a dorm about half an hours walk to school, this bridge marked the half way point. The steps were rickety and old, most mornings it was sort of a pain. But the day it snowed transformed the old bridge into a real delight.
    • Acolytes

    • Independent Travel
    • This group of apprentice monks was spotted while touring a famous Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Aged 8 to 10, children apprentice monks like these were seen often in my travels of Thailand, visiting temples and historic sights along with...

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