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    • Misty Mountains

    • American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • I had the opportunity over the mid-semester break to travel to New Zealand. New Zealand was the location for the Lord of the Rings movies, and after visiting, it is easy to understand why. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking and magnificent;...
    • Pathway to the End

    • American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • On one of New Zealand's most popular hikes, the Tongariro Crossing, some friends and I hiked up and over a volcano during a miserable wind and rainstorm. However, once we were on the other side of the volcano, we were greeted with clearing skies...
    • Up Close & Personal

    • Belize: Integrative Medicine in a Cross-Cultural Setting
    • We had the opportunity to interact with all different types of nature during our time in Belize, allowing us an up close and personal view of creatures like this.
    • The Earth's Perspective

    • Creation Care Study Program (CCSP)
    • During a forest hike around Lake Matheson on New Zealand's west coast, I stopped as I noticed a small blue mushroom near my feet. While seemingly small and insignificant from above, I bent down to discover an incredible new perspective. As nature...
    • Faith

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • During our time in Uganda, we had the unique opportunity to stay in a traditional village with a family. Faith was the only family member who spoke no English, yet I had the strongest connection with her. Even though there was a language barrier...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • Gyros!

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • After spending the morning at the Acropolis in Athens, we had the rest of the day to explore and eat on our own. ¬†Fellow IFOTA trekker Eric Boal and I were in search for the perfect gyro hotspot, as that quickly became our meal of choice in Greece....
    • 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...
    • Basket of Chickens

    • Guatemala Term
    • During Guatemala term, we took a few weekend excursions. This one happened to be to Lake Atitlan -a huge lake surrounded by volcanoes and little pueblos. We spent one day on the boat visiting a few of the different pueblos. On our way down this...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Amazon Amigo

    • International Studies Abroad (ISA)
    • During my time in Brazil I had the opportunity to travel to the Amazon. It was a nice study break to adventure on a riverboat and then sleep in hammocks at night with many other creepy creatures! During this curious adventure of mine I saw much...
    • Jerusalem's Old City Streets

    • Jerusalem University College
    • The quiet and still feeling I had during this first walk through Jerusalem's Old City streets was quite and innocent. Once experiencing the same street five hours later, I can't help but see this same quiet scene and feel most of all its chaotic...
    • Camelvanting' Wadi Rum Style

    • Leaders for Change in Jordan and Israel
    • During our time in the Wadi Rum desert we were able to stay overnight and ride back on camels for several hours the next morning. It was an incredible experience riding in one of the most surreal places on earth, as the Wadi Rum desert is...
    • Rooftops

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • My Egyptian Arabic instructor Mediha often spoke of the dust storms that occasionally strike Cairo with little warning in the winter and spring months. Her descriptions of these natural phenomena (dictated in a thick Middle-Eastern accent) always...
    • Reflection

    • 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.
    • The Bereaved

    • South Africa Term
    • The window at Baphumelele Orphanage was a symbol that represented the lives of the orphans who looked through them every day. The orphans learn very early in life that they are neglected, unwanted, and ostracized from their families and the rest of...
    • Remember

    • South Africa Term
    • During my stay in South Africa I volunteered at Fikelela AIDS orphanage several times. The first time I visited I held the baby whose hand is pictured with my own. By the time I returned a couple of days later, the baby was no longer at the...

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