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    • Break

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • I was walking through Rome late one morning, growing tired from the morning’s journeys, when I saw this man sitting alone along the sidewalk. He looked as if he needed a break—physically, mentally, and emotionally. I paused for a moment from the...
    • Five Old Gentlemen Peaks

    • China Studies Program (CSP)
    • Five Old Gentlemen Peaks. One day, my friends and I decided to take an adventure up the mountain behind our school campus. It was quite a tiresome climb up the steep mountain. I was determined to keep going because I wanted to see the view so...
    • Great Wall Entrance

    • Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
    • During spring/Easter break while studying in Hong Kong, a group of us decided to go to Beijing for a week. As anyone can probably guess, tourism is huge in Beijing. Our guidebook mentioned a small town were the Great Wall was completely original...
    • Small Russian Orthodox Church

    • Russian Studies Program (RSP)
    • Russians gather outside a small Orthodox church just outside the ancient Russian village of Vladimir. This church is one of the oldest in the country. It is located in the middle of a field, far from town. In the spring, the field is flooded and...
    • Mother Mary

    • Costa Rica Intern
    • Early Sunday morning. I was strolling down the beach and came to a small-town religious festival. Traditionally in Costa Rica, oxen would pull wooden carts to haul coffee, cocoa, and other local agricultural products. Today these carts remain a...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Illumination

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • Late one afternoon our group visited St. Peter in Chains Basilica in Rome. I had spent a lot of time looking at the beautiful sculptures and frescoes in the church. I set my backpack down and knelt beside it to rest my sore shoulders and find a...
    • 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...
    • Moroccan Man Watching the Crowd

    • Independent Travel
    • While in Fez, my friend and I would often sit at cafes sipping fresh mint tea with other men (and no other women). We would strategically pick the café so we could take close-up pictures of Moroccans. This man was installed on a step, watching the...
    • Bubbles/Burbujas

    • Spain Term
    • This photo was taken in Parque Güell, in Barcelona, Spain. This park was designed by Antoni Gaudí, the famed architect of the Sagrada Familia and other famed buildings in Spain. It is a very popular tourist attraction and as such also attracts many...
    • Midnight in Paris

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    • It was Thanksgiving night after a wonderful dinner at the American church in Paris. I rushed to the Eiffel tower before it closed and decided to go all the way to the top that evening. Upon leaving, we walked through the park that surrounds the...
    • Simplicity

    • The Education Abroad Network
    • I had the opportunity to go on a walk alone when I was in Milford Sound. It is an enormous fijord carved out by glaciers but I was able to take my time and notice the small beauty that the tide had left behind. Mossy rocks were exposed between...
    • A Way of Living

    • Painting Dominican Landscape
    • This photo was taken in a fishing town called Boca de Yuma. Everyday all the men take these boats out and try to catch fish to provide for their families. Even the little boys will be out fishing on the rocks located next to the boats. I found this...
    • Ancient Christian Village in Syria

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • Our group took a bus deep into the country to view the secluded ruins and explore this ancient Christian village in Syria. I climbed on top of a very high pillar to take this picture of the cross beams of a church.
    • Monkeys

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The city of Coca lies on the edge of the Amazon rainforest. Here, animals from the rainforest are of often kept as pets. In this photo, Bethel student Hannah Wohler is experiencing first hand these monkeys desire for local fruit. The monkeys are...
    • We Reflect Thailand

    • Religious Traditions in Asia: Thailand
    • At the Royal Palace in Bangkok there is a large temple dedicated to the Buddha. It is covered with gold and fine artistic touches, making it one of the most expensive temples in Thailand. Tourists flow from all over Thailand (and all over the...
    • Villa Turquoise

    • Kenya Interim Program
    • While in Kenya, we were able to experience both day to day life and also see some of the luxury Kenya has to offer. We stayed in a villa on the beach, complete with our own pool. The contrast between the poor and rich in Kenya can be seen by simply...
    • Very Irish Day

    • England Term
    • We were at the Cliffs of Mohare in Ireland. One of the things I love about this picture is its emotional connection with the experience. The day was very Irish-it was windy, cold and wet. When we arrived at the cliffs, we had to walk up to the top....

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