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  • Hola

    ShelbySkinner

    by: ShelbySkinner

    created on: Sep 13, 2014 | San Jose, Costa Rica

    Well I made it to Costa Rica Monday evening safe and sound. When I arrived at the airport and the driver picked me up I knew I was in trouble. She only spoke Spanish and as most of you know I have never learned Spanish before but that was what this first week was for! When I arrived at the house here in San Jose I was greeted by a …

  • Mom's tarot card reading was right!

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    ShelbySkinner

    by: ShelbySkinner

    created on: Sep 08, 2014 | San Salvador, El Salvador

    Well folks, after a 6 hour delay I have made it to San Salvador! Mom did a tarot card reading for me and several cards came up saying I would have delays in travel so I was just waiting for the moment to present itself. Not my final destination but I will get there tomorrow. I didn't end up leaving Toronto until almost 11 pm but at least I have …

  • Wow what a Trip!

    CeliaCarter

    by: CeliaCarter

    created on: Sep 01, 2014 | Nairobi, Kenya

    I had hoped to have a wonderful time but this trip surpassed my expectations.  The scenery and richness of the wildlife at Naibosho Conservancy was outstanding and the work of the Conservancy and the Mara Wildlife Conservation Project, which I was privileged to be part of for a short while, must have much to do with this.   My favourite activities were wildlife counting and taking photographs used to identify individual …

  • One day more!

    HannahSmallwood

    by: HannahSmallwood

    created on: Aug 13, 2014 | York, United Kingdom

    Tomorrow tomorrow it's only a day away! One day more, another day another destiny! So, tomorrow my boyfriend, Frazer, and I are travelling down to London for the first part of our epic travelling to Ghana. Most of our stuff is ready now, just a case of putting it in the case. Frazer arrived here from Blackburn at lunch time so I'm hoping he has brought everything with him that he …

  • Celia's Trip to Kenya 2014

    CeliaCarter

    by: CeliaCarter

    created on: Jul 31, 2014 | Nairobi, Kenya

    Ready to head off on my Kenyan trip - really looking forward to it!  Hope to add some entries and pictures on this journal while there but if too busy will enjoy adding these on my return.  

  • Planning, Planning, Planning

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    DariaKwiatkowska

    by: DariaKwiatkowska

    created on: May 26, 2014 | London, United Kingdom

    Starting to get excited for the Peruvian adventure in November - so far, purchased Fodor's Peru guidebook (it had a pleasing balance of pictures and useful information) and a massive hiking backpack. It's starting to feel like it's really happening! So, here's the (rudimentary) plan: 1. Two weeks with Kaya in the Manu Biosphere Reserve 2. One week (7 days) in some way exploring Cuzco and Machu Picchu Spent the whole afternoon today browsing …

  • Preparing to leave regular life.

    RobertHunkins

    by: RobertHunkins

    created on: May 04, 2014 | Missouri, United States

    After spending over a year researching and saving, I have decided to make a change in my life.  I have decided to gain experience overseas in a work field where I have no experience whatsoever.  I have chosen to travel to Australia, get a work visa, and work in an agriculture based work field.  I have never worked on a farm or ranch.  However, I have grown tried of life …

  • Start of my trip!

    KelseyStJacquesMason

    by: KelseyStJacquesMason

    created on: Apr 30, 2014 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Getting excited about my trip to Zambia for two week's. I get to help my favorit animal in the world, monkey's! 

  • Zambezi Holiday Club Teaching

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    msutera4

    by: msutera4

    created on: Jan 25, 2014 | Livingstone, Zambia

    Although my volunteer trip has sadly come to an end and limited wifi prevented me from blogging while in Zambia, I still wanted to share a bit about my experience with the Kaya community. The time I spent volunteering went by so quickly, but the memories will stick with me forever. I will never forget the way the kids’ faces would light up from the slightest things, like when we would …

  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2

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    MiraMoore

    by: MiraMoore

    created on: May 19, 2011 | Tacloban City, Philippines

    Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2 Edit Article Title Posted on May 19, 2011 Philippines Edit Article Location    Share | For the second part of my travel tips for the Philippines I just want to let you know about some of the trips you can take if have …

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