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    • 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 Greece....
    • 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....
    • California Waves

    • Los Angeles Film Studies Center (LAFSC)
    • Exploring places outside of LA became a hobby of mine; I wanted to see everything that the Los Angeles area had to offer.  After driving up the PCH for a while, I came across El Matador beach.  It was a beautiful place to relax and just get away...
    • 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...
    • Eiffel Tower

    • England Term
    • I was standing near the base of the Eiffel Tower, having traveled to France for spring break. I just remembered the feeling that "you're not sure you're in France until you see the Eiffel Tower." As we rode the elevator up, it just kept going...
    • Little Girl on Top of a Fountain

    • Latin American Studies Program (LASP)
    • I was walking in Plaza Cultura with friends in the evening. We noticed a crowd watching South American musicians. At the edge of the crowd was this beautiful fountain with a little girl on top. The only way she could have gotten there was by an...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Haitian Child

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • Pictures like this one remind me of all the beautiful children I have met in Haiti and I often wonder about them: What is likje doing right now? Is Madeline healthy? Is Michlange in school? This is three-year-old Joselin -I met her outside of a...
    • Pisa in Black and White

    • England Term
    • Pisa is a very small town where there really is nothing to see but the Leaning Tower. However, the 45 minute walk is definitely worth the trouble. When you get to the tower, even though you’ve heard about it and you’ve seen photographs, it still...
    • A View from Robben Island

    • South Africa Term
    • Right as the boat reaches Robben Island, where thousands of people were imprisoned for wanting change, you see this oddly beautiful pile of stones and then you look to the left and you see this depressing looking island where thousands suffered. I...
    • ZigZag's Treasure

    • American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • Sitting at our backpackers resort, the local artist named ZigZag asked us if we wanted to see real African wildlife. Of course we replied ""yes"" and we walked with him over a mile only to stop at what seemed a random spot in the road. While we...
    • Hungry, anyone?

    • Experiencing Culture and Education in Hong Kong and Manila
    • The densely crowded streets of Hong Kong were full of flavorful excitement for my tame Minnesota senses. Imagine: Chinese pop music pulsing from trendy stores; neon signs flashing as hoards of teens in bright army boots alongside sophisticated...
    • Jerusalem's Old City Streets

    • Jerusalem University College
    • The quiet and still feeling I had during this first walk through Jerusalem's Old City streets was quite and innocent. Once experiencing the same street five hours later, I can't help but see this same quiet scene and feel most of all its chaotic...
    • Stare Down

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The Sally Light-foot Crabs cruising the beaches and lava rocks in the Galapagos Islands were beautiful to watch. They start out black when they are young but change to have a brilliant red and blue coloration when they become mature and toxic to...
    • Precious Child of God

    • Guatemala Term
    • The sun was rising on the marketplace in Antigua, Guatemala. My Spanish teacher and I encountered this small child helping his mother. I had never seen him before and would never see him again, but I will always remember him as a precious child of...
    • Acolytes

    • Independent Travel
    • This group of apprentice monks was spotted while touring a famous Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Aged 8 to 10, children apprentice monks like these were seen often in my travels of Thailand, visiting temples and historic sights along with...
    • 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...
    • In the Midst

    • Experiencing Culture and Education in Hong Kong and Manila
    • This photo was taken after a two-hour trip up to the “Big Buddah” on Lantau Island. It is the largest bronze sitting Buddah in the world, only it was so foggy that day, that we could only see the outline of his raised hand! The statues around...

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