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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Sustenance on Easter

    • Uganda Studies Program (USP)
    • Early Easter morning I joined my host family to celebrate the resurrection of our Savior in communion with their church congregation, followed them to a traditional ceremony mourning the death of a community member, and returned late in the...
    • 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...
    • Ancient Pillars

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • This picture helps to capture the greatness of Ancient Egypt. My friend Whitney is sitting on just one of over 100 pillars covered with intricate hieroglyphic designs in Luxor's Karnak Temple. As I first walked into this portion of the temple, my...
    • My Reality

    • American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • I was blessed to have an amazing apartment that overlooked the skyline of Florence. The Ponte Vecchio was right beneath my window, and living in such a historical place made me realize the beauty in architecture that has lasted beyond 50 years. ...
    • 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...
    • Mombasa Bubbles

    • Daystar University
    • Walking along the coast of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa, men come at you from every direction asking “Snorkel?” “Scuba?” “Ride my boat?” or “Want to buy a hand carved key chain?” Many will grab your attention by shouting “Mzungu! Mzungu!” “White...
    • Hungry, anyone?

    • Experiencing Culture and Education in Hong Kong and Manila
    • The densely crowded streets of Hong Kong were full of flavorful excitement for my tame Minnesota senses. Imagine: Chinese pop music pulsing from trendy stores; neon signs flashing as hoards of teens in bright army boots alongside sophisticated...
    • Old Logie Kirk

    • Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA)
    • On a rare sunny day in Scotland, my sister and I started out on a hike. We came across a ruined church draped in dense, green ivy before we even left my campus to walk into the hills. The gate leading into the courtyard and cemetery was open so we...
    • Tea And Curry

    • South Africa Term
    • Arniston is a small fishing community in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Here, a small restaurant rests on the edge of the rough ocean water providing the traditional food of South Africa for the fishermen and visitors in the area. Before my...
    • Little Treasures

    • Creation Care Study Program (CCSP)
    • We spent a week at Glover’s Atoll for our marine ecology class. More than once I’d stop in my tracks, look down at the hermit crabs scampering over the white sand, look up at the abundance of coconuts dangling from the palm trees, look around at...
    • 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...
    • Ephemeral Beauty

    • Creation Care Study Program (CCSP)
    • After my class one night, my roommates and I returned to our room to find it filled with army ants-insects who swarm over anything in their path in groups of thousands before quickly moving on. We slept outside that night, and awoke to find...
    • Natives of Galway

    • Arcadia, National University of Ireland
    • The swans in this photo live on the River Corrib, which flows through the middle of Galway, Ireland. It is impossible to avoid the river (or the swans) if you spend any meaningful time in the city. I captured this photo on a visit to the bay one...
    • 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...
    • Shining with the Setting Sun

    • Japan Travel Writing
    • After hiking for most of the day and still having a ways to go before my friends and I could rest we stumbled upon a shrine tucked away in the mountains. Low on motivation and beginning to regret our decision to go hiking on one of the few free...
    • 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...
    • Handstand on Bald Rock

    • Griffith University
    • This is my friend, Kate Moss, on Bald Rock on the border of New South Wales and Queensland. A Japanese tourist had seen her do a handstand and asked his guide if he could ask her to pose for a picture. My class took a five-day class field trip...

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