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A Winding Journey With Many Stops The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing." ~Daniel J. Boorstin

Gallery: Tanzania

TANZANIA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

service, sunshine, safari
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Gallery: Ireland 08

IRELAND | Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

Belfast, Ballycastle, Bloody good times
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Gallery: Scotland 08

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Edinburgh
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Scotland 2008: A weekend of bagpipes, falafel, castles and crazy pubs!

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | Views [773]

What is adventure? Adventure is getting on an unmarked train in an empty train station with only the vaguest of assumptions that it goes where you want it to go! On my free weekend from Corrymeela, Camille and I decided to hop across the sea ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, castle rock hostel, edinburgh, ferry, scotland, stranraer, train trips


Beginning in Belfast

IRELAND | Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | Views [726]

And thus starts my Irish adventure! I have arrived safely in Belfast ready to begin a couple days of seeing stuff before heading up to Ballycastle to volunteer at Corrymeela Centre for the next 7ish weeks! First Impressions of Ireland: (well actually, ... Read more >

Tags: belfast, carrickfergus, ireland, northern ireland, pubs


Dala-Dala's in Dar es Salaam

TANZANIA | Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | Views [4407]

Transportation in Dar: scenes from the mzungu girl on the dala-dala. I would consider myself to be an adventuresome person. In the past I have enjoyed activities like skydiving, freefall, whitewater rafting and traveling to “out-of-the-way, ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, africa, dala dala, dar es salaam, mini bus, tanzania


Gallery: Palestine 2007

PALESTINE | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

the West Bank
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Holy Land Presentation Notes from Speakers

PALESTINE | Friday, 18 May 2007 | Views [808]

Musalaha (Dr. Salim) - "Musalaha" in arabic means reconciliation This is an organization that began in 1990 and is completely directed toward the Ministry of Reconciliation between Palestinian Arabs and Israeli Jews. Dr. Salim ... Read more >

Tags: holy land, musalaha, notes from speakers, palestine, tantur ecumenical institute, wiam conflict resolution centre


Holy Land: Days 6-9 and Mexican food in Bethlehem!

PALESTINE | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [368]

Our tour continues now, it is in its 6th day (7th if you count the day in transit). Up until now I have had a feeling of overwhelmed-ness and exhaustion--both physically and spirtually. When I was at breakfast this morning, Ben said something ... Read more >

Tags: 1st mexican restaurant of palestine, bethlehem, holy land, palestine, pilgrimage


Holy Land: Day 5

PALESTINE | Thursday, 10 May 2007 | Views [391]

Right now I am sitting on stone steps from the 1st century. Stone steps that were here in the time of Jesus. Stone steps that Jesus walked down during the time preceeding his death. This concept is hard for me to believe and to grasp, to absorb.... Read more >

Tags: holy land, palestine


Holy Land: Day 4

PALESTINE | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [557]

Today has been a long day. We had our first experience leaving the West Bank and entering back in to Israel when we went to Jerusalem for the day. The soldiers boarded our bus and asked to see all of our passports. We did not have much trouble ... Read more >

Tags: palestine


Holy Land: Day 2

PALESTINE | Monday, 7 May 2007 | Views [875]

Wow. This morning was a real wake up call that we are definitely in a foreign land. The Islamic call to prayer resonated across the city, bouncing off each other from the various mosques that are present in the city. It is beautiful, however at ... Read more >

Tags: bethlehem, holy land, jerusalem, palestine


Holy Land: Day 1

ISRAEL | Sunday, 6 May 2007 | Views [551]

We are here! We are in the Middle East! After a long and (thankfully) event-free flight we have landed here in Tel Aviv. It is hard to believe that our adventure has just truly begun! I am very happy to report that I finally have a stamp in my ... Read more >

Tags: bethlehem, holy land, jaffa gate, jerusalem


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