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    • A Need for Tranquility

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • The Sahara offered a sort of peace that could not found otherwise in Egypt. The shapes and curves of the dunes changed with the strong winds, so we stayed together to assure that no one would get lost. But Steve wanted to be lost, he wanted to...
    • A Silhouette

    • International Studies Abroad (ISA)
    • This picture represents one of the greatest experiences I believe I'll ever have. Three days and two nights we spent away from a crowded and foreign environment to be surrounded only by the calm quiet of the Sahara. We took a long camel ride over...
    • A View from Three Feet Tall

    • Guatemala Term
    • On a home visit to one of the borrowers in our microfinance program, I saw this beautiful little boy standing amongst a field of corn. I knew I’d regret it if I left this home without capturing this moment. Still today, I cannot help but smile...
    • Amazonian Mushrooms

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • One thing I learned during our hikes through the Amazon rainforest is that everything in the rainforest fights to optimize its chances for survival. These delicate mushrooms may have been easily overlooked, but they exemplify this principle well. ...
    • 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...
    • Assos

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • The harbor of Assos is a place Paul stopped on his missionary journeys. An image like this is one that only God could create. He literally took my breath away and I was speechless. This is proof to me that God exists. God's work in the isn't a...
    • Baba’s Meze

    • Global Learning Semesters (GLS)
    • In Cyprus, one of the most enjoyable evenings is one spent indulging in Greek meze and dance at a traditional Cypriot restaurant. To find an evening reservation for our last meze before returning home, we walked the restaurant-packed streets on the...
    • Basket of Chickens

    • Guatemala Term
    • During Guatemala term, we took a few weekend excursions. This one happened to be to Lake Atitlan -a huge lake surrounded by volcanoes and little pueblos. We spent one day on the boat visiting a few of the different pueblos. On our way down this...
    • Bonds of Sin

    • Interim: Belize
    • One of the short plays our theatre group performed at the schools we visited was called “Shackles.” It was a symbolic portrayal of how Satan lures his victims into his power by making sin look appealing. Only after the demons (Greed, Addiction,...
    • 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...
    • Cafe

    • Guatemala Term
    • Guatemala’s economy and Bethel students’ alertness is dependent on coffee. These coffee beans are drying in the sun, waiting to be roasted and become part of making coffee Guatemala’s number one export.
    • 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...
    • Child From a Small Village

    • Latin American Studies Program (LASP)
    • This child is from a village nestled on the side of a mountain. My group visited an area church, which was a half-hour hike up the mountain -a church with an interesting background. There were previously four witches that worshiped on the top of...
    • Children at Play

    • China Studies Program (CSP)
    • This is one of my favorite pictures because it captures the essence of life being lived. After a long day going from one historical site to another in Beijing, we stopped at the Temple of Heaven. From a distance I heard little children laughing and...
    • 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...
    • Crucifix Sheltered in a Grove of Trees

    • England Term
    • Toward the end of February 2000, the England Term group spent a week at Hengrave Hall, and Elizabethan manor home in eastern England near Bury St. Edmunds with nothing to do than listen to lectures in the morning and explore the surrounding...
    • Dairy Farm

    • St. Louis University
    • During the long holiday weekend for All Saints Day, I traveled with some friends from Madrid to Amsterdam. We stayed with one girl's relatives on a dairy farm outside of the city. This photo was taken from their front yard on a typically damp Fall...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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