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Moroccan Religion/Belief Systems

Being in a predominantly Muslim part of the world when we come from a predominantly Christian country, it is not hard to recognize these as differing identities. A particular aspect of our tour in Medina that piqued my interest was the cleaning ritual (Wudhu or Wudu) that Muslims partake in…
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Shifting Perspectives

Going into the trip, I believed I was in for a relaxing two weeks after a grueling past semester. I expected to learn bundles about the country and birds and enjoy every moment, but I did not expect the experience to change my outlook on my future. I have always…
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Go with the flow

I had never been out of the United States, so everything from flying alone to having limited phone service was new to me. We started out in the city and came just at the beginning of wet season so there was no avoiding getting soaked throughout the trip. That was…
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The Hike

Costa Rica is known for its breath taking landscape, with beautiful mountains and streams. We hiked many, many miles on this trip to witness these beautiful landscapes. There was one hike, that really tested all of us though, especially myself. This hike was a 3-4 mile hike uphill to Karen…
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