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    • A Choice to be Made

    • England Term
    • This was taken at Lindisfarne, an island near the eastern border between Scotland and Northern England. Saint Aidan founded the monastery at Lindisfarne. He was an Irish missionary sent from Iona by King Oswald in AD635. It became the base for...
    • 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...
    • An Antique Extravaganza Canonized

    • England Term
    • Towards the tail end of our first week in the UK, we visited the well-kept ruins of Linlithgow Palace, 15 miles west of Edinburgh, Scotland. Awestruck by its architectural grandeur as well as its lavish history, we filled up our cameras like good...
    • An Unexpected Home

    • South Africa Term
    • On Boulders Beach in Cape Town, African penguins grace the sand and marvel their audience. To tourists they seem out of place next to the crashing waves, but to the penguins this is simply home.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • From 10€

    • Europe Term Intercultural Communication
    • In the Piazza Novana, beside the fountain of four rivers lies a painters market and within the walls of the buildings surrounding, the artists pass time, as tourists make their way between the grid of stands. Here a young girl waited patiently...
    • Hands of Shivite

    • Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies
    • In the middle of the Brihadeswara temple grounds sites a 25-ton statue of a cow called the Nandhi, safeguarded by a burnt orange fence. Behind this fence, a temple worker places the mark of Shiva, three white lines, on the foreheads of interested...
    • Monkey Business

    • Globalization in India
    • Traveling in a large coach bus with "Tourist" stamped on the front, we became the target of beggars, street entertainers, and these monkey handlers. When our bus stopped for traffic, they flew into action. The monkeys were snatched up and placed on...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Arc and The Blizzard

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Despite a blizzard delivering a record amount of snow, tourists from around the world couldn't keep away from the Arc de Triomphe. The people are what make this picture exciting, as they reveal much of their personalities in this candid photo in...
    • The Buster in Gold

    • Australia Term
    • My friends and I would frequent the Circular Quay, the major downtown docking harbor, to catch ferries across the water. The strip along the harbor was never still, always full of locals, tourists, and street performers. This gold man was one of...
    • We Reflect Thailand

    • Religious Traditions in Asia: Thailand
    • At the Royal Palace in Bangkok there is a large temple dedicated to the Buddha. It is covered with gold and fine artistic touches, making it one of the most expensive temples in Thailand. Tourists flow from all over Thailand (and all over the...

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