Tag: Travel

25
Apr

Thailand From Under the Sea

A moment of suspension in the air, flying for a second, then a huge splash and a rainbow of colors explode before me. Thousands of bright yellow fish squabble – darting from one place to another, all at the same time, all uniquely shaped, uniquely made. Deep down at the ocean bed, rainbow fish linger slowly as I try to

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18
Apr

For Freedom is a Sunrise

For Freedom is a Sunrise Freedom is a dance, a rhythmic song Fluttering and racing through fields of gold, of mysterious  stories, of legends untold.   Like a butterfly flying to the sky so high, I can feel the wind calling me from the depth of the night. Twinkling in the darkness the stars of dreams, One thousand gleaming lights,

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18
Apr

An Ode to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a city that will always remain in my heart and it is a city where we learned so much about the world and ourselves. This is a poem that I wrote about the history, beauty, and diversity of Jerusalem.  The world is a passing of time and love, to reach a day, to yearn a new life.  For

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16
Apr

The Red Sunset of Wadi Rum, Jordan

I am sitting on the untouched red sand dunes as the sun sets and the wind blows gently. A red and white Bedouin scarf is wrapped loosely around my head. Little plants sprout out of the desert sand, showing how there can be life in a desolate land, and how there can be hope in a hopeless situation. Hundreds of

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16
Apr

A Voyage Into The Sahara – A Poetic Story of the Sahara Desert

Sahara… The many stories of camels and nomads throughout the Sahara have always fascinated me and sparked my imagination. What mysteries, magic, and treasures lay in the sands, washed clean by time and constantly shifting to new forms and shapes. Here is where humans meet the vast desert, the powerful land that moves and shapes the very Earth. An unbeatable

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14
Mar

How We Can Learn From Our Past to Create a Better Future

We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.   -Native American proverb  Every single day we are writing the stories of our lives and contributing our part to the great story of our world. All of history, ancient and modern, can teach us lessons about our own lives and why our cultures are shaped the

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9
Mar

Words of Wisdom – A Reminder To Always Have Hope For Humanity

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. “ This quote is one of my favorite sentences in the world, putting our entire human existence into perspective. Originally stated by the abolitionist minister Theodore Parker and later Martin Luther King Jr., it reminds us of the long journey we have come from and the hope

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