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    • International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership (IPSL)
    • One of my favorite parts of volunteering at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Sick and Dying Destitute was crawling on the rooftops to lay out the daily laundry in the Indian sun. These pants are wrapped and then tied around the men who come to the...
    • An Unexpected Home

    • South Africa Term
    • On Boulders Beach in Cape Town, African penguins grace the sand and marvel their audience. To tourists they seem out of place next to the crashing waves, but to the penguins this is simply home.
    • Cave Home

    • Universidad de Granada
    • A friend and I were wandering through Albaycin, an old and famous gypsy neighborhood on the outskirts of Granada. We randomly encountered a 50-year-old Spaniard, who, after quick introductions, insisted on escorting us on a tour through his cave...
    • Exhaustion

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • Exhaustion. This picture took place on a Greek subway after 3 intense days of touring in and around Athens. My fellow American students and I were very exhausted and took this brief moment to relax. Although traveling abroad is exciting and fun,...
    • A View from Three Feet Tall

    • Guatemala Term
    • On a home visit to one of the borrowers in our microfinance program, I saw this beautiful little boy standing amongst a field of corn. I knew I’d regret it if I left this home without capturing this moment. Still today, I cannot help but smile...
    • Day Breaking on an Honored Tradition

    • Guatemala Term
    • After a 3 a.m. wake up call and a morning full of experiencing the honored Easter traditions in Antigua, I noticed this man walking towards us just as the sun was starting to rise. We had seen many Guatemalan men dressed like him throughout the...
    • Boca's Colors

    • American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • This distinguished Argentine scene is found in La Boca, only a few minutes bus ride from downtown Buenos Aires. La Boca was a chief port in the 19th century and home to many Italian immigrants who lived in the brightly painted sheet-iron...
    • Crucifix Sheltered in a Grove of Trees

    • England Term
    • Toward the end of February 2000, the England Term group spent a week at Hengrave Hall, and Elizabethan manor home in eastern England near Bury St. Edmunds with nothing to do than listen to lectures in the morning and explore the surrounding...
    • Campesino

    • Guatemala Term
    • I was walking in the village of Santa Maria de Jesus with Dr. Edgar Santos en route to a medical home visit. I looked downt he road and saw the campesino (farmer) leading two horses down the cobblestone street with the old church behind him and...
    • Baba’s Meze

    • Global Learning Semesters (GLS)
    • In Cyprus, one of the most enjoyable evenings is one spent indulging in Greek meze and dance at a traditional Cypriot restaurant. To find an evening reservation for our last meze before returning home, we walked the restaurant-packed streets on the...
    • Housing

    • Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
    • In the midst of gleaming new banks and twenty-one story hotels in modern Kunming lies one of the last traditional villages to remain untouched by modernization. Within walking distance from the most expensive and fashionable shops in southern...
    • Fishermen Houses

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • I traveled to Italy after my program in Egypt ended. Every year tourists flock out of Venice to the tiny Islands of Burano to buy fine lace and wander the streets of Kodacolor dreams. Tradition has it that fishermen started painting their houses...
    • Cottage Garden

    • England Term
    • The Lakes District is widely accepted as the most beautiful spot in England. It has dazzling hills covered in moss and streams, low stonewalls encircling sheep pastures, and slate cottages with boot flower pots suspended from their walls. This...
    • Pigeon Play

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Many Italians draw their customs and cultural identity from Roman Catholicism. The Duomo serves as a central beacon to millions of Italians and tourists, Catholic and non-Catholic. Along with our class, thousands of people visited the Duomo on this...
    • 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...
    • Drikung Monastary

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • Drikung Monastery is well known by Tibetans from all across Tibet. This holy location is where many take those who have passed on to receive a proper and respectful death rite. The ceremony begins the night before, with the monks encircling the...
    • Amazonian Mushrooms

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • One thing I learned during our hikes through the Amazon rainforest is that everything in the rainforest fights to optimize its chances for survival. These delicate mushrooms may have been easily overlooked, but they exemplify this principle well. ...

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