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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A Moment in the City

    • New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • We stood atop the Brooklyn Bridge. It was famous. It was huge. At any given moment, you could see the industrial construction of metal, wires and concrete. You could see lights, buildings that scrape the sky, and, no matter the hour, the headlights...
    • Childlike Faith

    • Guatemala Term
    • This picture was taken in the Central Park of Guatemala City, Guatemala, in March of 2001. Central Park is located right in the heart of the city, near all of the important government buildings. It is the center of activities and life. Many...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Millenium Bridge

    • History of Science in Europe
    • This photo was taken on the north side of the Millennium Walking Bridge, which crosses the River Thames in London. Locals have nicknamed this bridge the "Wobbly Bridge" due to a past history of swaying when many people have been crossing it. This...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Let Them Come

    • Guatemala Term
    • This photograph was taken at the Monte Sinai school in Magdalena, Guatemala. I worked at this school for six weeks with two other Bethel students [Marissa Thorson and Jake Thompson (pictured)]. We were overwhelmed by the love that the students...
    • 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...
    • Collision

    • South Africa Term
    • This photo was taken on the ferryboat to Robben Island in Cape Town. It captures a collision of cultures and of generations; everyone in South Africa was impacted by Apartheid on some level and to see the different people that go to Robben Island...

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