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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Blue Agama Lizard

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • As I reached the summit of an hour-long hike, I was rewarded by the sighting of an elusive Blue Agama Lizard. The stunning contrast lured me over to it as it sunned itself on the edge of a large cliff. I crept closer and closer until my lens was...
    • Foot prints in the sand

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    • As our group was walking up the sand dunes in United Arab Emirates, I was so impressed with how perfect the ripples in the sand looked going on forever, but we stepped across it like we stepped into the culture. I stepped into a 100% Muslim...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Exhaustion

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • Exhaustion. This picture took place on a Greek subway after 3 intense days of touring in and around Athens. My fellow American students and I were very exhausted and took this brief moment to relax. Although traveling abroad is exciting and fun,...
    • 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...
    • Fatima Maria Fernanda

    • Guatemala Term
    • I cannot even begin to express the love and joy that the children demonstrated to me in Guatemala. Even through what would be classified as a poverty situation in the United States, these kids would always find time to laugh and enjoy life. They...
    • Simplicity

    • The Education Abroad Network
    • I had the opportunity to go on a walk alone when I was in Milford Sound. It is an enormous fijord carved out by glaciers but I was able to take my time and notice the small beauty that the tide had left behind. Mossy rocks were exposed between...
    • Sunset in Segovia

    • Spain Term
    • I took this photo during one of my last nights in Segovia. It captures perfectly the city's medieval atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Segovia's famous gothic cathedral and centuries-old castle dominate the skyline, and...
    • Leap of Faith

    • England Term
    • I took this photograph of three friends silhouetted against the English Channel and Dover beach while we were visiting Dover Castle and the accompanying Roman-Saxon ruins. The sign said no jumping, but we decided to pretend as if we were leaping...
    • Fishermen Houses

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • I traveled to Italy after my program in Egypt ended. Every year tourists flock out of Venice to the tiny Islands of Burano to buy fine lace and wander the streets of Kodacolor dreams. Tradition has it that fishermen started painting their houses...
    • Italian Experience

    • Paint and Pedal
    • I wanted to remember this small coastal town with its brightly colored houses clustered on a steep slope. This was the essence of my Italian experience.
    • 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. ...
    • Scare Tactics

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • I was out walking on my way to lunch when a station construction worker in front of me startled this snake. The worker looked back over his shoulder and motioned me over. He then proceeded to taunt the snake by waving his hands in different...

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