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    • Abajo del Acueducto

    • Spain Term
    • Whenever I look at this photograph, I am reminded of the grandness of the Aqueduct in Segovia where I studied. The light shining through the Aqueduct with the clouds behind remind me of the wonderful weather we experienced and the bright flowers...
    • Across Cultures

    • History of Science in Europe
    • In my brief time spent overseas observing and discovering new places with new cultures, customs, and ways of life became part of the experience. However, it struck me that as significant as the origins and lineage of modern science are, so, too,...
    • Arc de Triomphe

    • CEA Global Education
    • This picture was taken from the top of the Eiffel tower on a cold, blustery day when my friend Jack and I finally made it to the top. It was our last week in Paris. For me it represented the triumph we felt at making our way in a new culture,...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Humanity

    • International Institute on Political and Economic Studies (IIPES)
    • This past summer (July 2000), I attended the International Institute on Political and Economic Studies sponsored by the Fund for American Studies in cooperation with Georgetown University and the Greek Association for the Atlantic & European...
    • Kids will be Kids

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • When language became a barrier to communication we always could play with the kids. No matter what your culture is we learned that "kids will be kids" no matter where you are or what language you speak..
    • Ngorongoro Crater

    • InterStudy
    • This picture was taken in the Ngorongoro Crater. This is in Tanzania right next to the Serengeti National Park, the northwest corner of the country. The Crater is an amazing natural zoo. These are two different breeds of flamingo and Egyption geese...
    • Our Aboriginal Dance

    • Australia Term
    • The indigenous people are a very important part of Australian culture. While in Australia, I had the opportunity to talk with adults and even interact with the kids of an Aboriginal community. These communities have litter-strewn streets,...
    • Quintessential England

    • England Term
    • Sheep are a ubiquitous characteristic of the United Kingdom’s countryside and have been for centuries. I find their helplessness and simplicity endearing and, though today, their importance in British economy and culture is lessened, I could not...
    • Shore Reflection

    • England Term
    • The solitude expressed in this print of Kana Sterr looking out to the island of Arran in the North Channel is representative of our pensive mood that afternoon on the beach in Ayr, Scotland. We had only been abroad for one week, which was spent...
    • 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...
    • Siesta

    • Europe Term International Business
    • The Italian culture is very laid back, which is why I believe this picture is such a great representation. This man was resting on a brick wall in Fiesole, a small town in the hills of Florence. After I took this picture, I noticed other people...
    • Spinning Cotton

    • EduVenture
    • I like this picture because of what it shows about Sumbanese life in Indonesia. The Sumbanese woman is spinning cotton into thread that will eventually be used in making the intricate cloth that is a unique and important part of the Sumbanese...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • The Offering

    • Religious Traditions in Asia: Thailand
    • In Thailand, Buddhism and culture are one in the same. Buddhist symbols, temples, monks, and images are overwhelmingly present in everyday life. Images of the Buddha were originally created as an object of worship and in order to spread 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...

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