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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Fitting In

    • Issues and Praxis in Christian Social Justice
    • At any given moment traveling in Phnom Penh, one was bound to see many motos (likened to a small motorcycle), which was the most common form of transportation. It was also common to see a whole family squished onto the single seat of the moto....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Old City Wall

    • Jerusalem University College
    • From any angle, this one atop the Old City Wall, Damascus Gate in Jerusalem reflects many strong characteristics of the area including its business, its color, and a clash of old and new.
    • Mysterious Simplicity

    • University of Edinburgh
    • I still haven't decided whether the mood of this picture is more ominous or peaceful, so I'll leave that up to you, the viewer. A train station is one of those things that carries with it a sense of foreign-ness and adventure, when in reality, it's...
    • 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...
    • Glowing

    • England Term
    • My mother and I had been walking around Paris all day when we entered this small chapel outside the grand Notre Dame. While marveling at the rich blue glass he San Chapelle is famous for, suddenly the sunset peeked through the nearby alleys and...
    • Intertwined

    • Uganda Term
    • On our way back from Mbale, Uganda our van overheated and we had to stop on the side of the road. Children came running from all around to see the Mzungus (white people) in the van. Among the many children, two kids came running, dragging their...
    • The Road Less Traveled

    • Scholars Semester in Oxford (SSO)
    • Our house in Oxford was a good thirty-minute walk from the city centre. Although many people walked and biked along the main roads, several of us decided to make a habit of traveling through the parks to reach our destinations. In a city of...
    • Bridge Over Empty River

    • International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership (IPSL)
    • Santiniketan is a small town in West Bengal, India. It was here that Rabrindenath Tagore - polymath and native of Kolkata - began Visva-Bharati, a liberal arts university. ¬†Though innovative in many areas, Visva-Bharati emphasized the relationship...
    • 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,...
    • Homeless

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • These men are some of the many homeless that congregate around an area served by CCFM Christian Radio called Muisenberg, outside of Cape Town. Stricken with alcoholism and poverty, they sit in this same place, outside of a bar, everyday. Like so...
    • 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...
    • The Far Side of the Sea

    • EduVenture
    • This photo was taken at Natandola Beach on Viti Levu, the main island of Fiji. It is of a native Fijian on horseback. This photo captures the essence of the tropical isolation of Fiji. From here in the U.S., Fiji is literally on the far side of...
    • Separation from Reality?

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • This photo was taken at one of many security checkpoints along the wall separating Israeli occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Bethlehem. It was taken from the Palestinian side. This checkpoint is the one most common for the hordes of...

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