Second Entry from Italy, Gannon TRAVEL

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Second day of our trip in Italy, we had some Italian breakfast in the morning, then headed to the train station, we then took the bus to Positano where we enjoyed the beautiful views of the village and mountains of the Amalfi Coast. After that we had lunch at one of the local restaurants, then […]

Thursday in Mérida: Uayma and Cenote

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After waking up from spending a night under the stars in our hammocks, we were greeted to a lovely breakfast prepared by members of the church. Along with the traditional eggs and pancakes, we also enjoyed a dish called chilaquiles which consists of layers of tortillas, chicken, and tomatoes. Afterwards, we made our way to […]

Monday in Mérida: Mission of Friendship

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Monday was a great day for our group!  We spent the day learning about the various programs of the Mission of Friendship. In the morning, we visited the daycare and played with the kids. There were lots of bubbles and we even tried hopscotch! We learned that the daycare serves families who cannot afford regular […]

Thailand TRAVEL Trip, Days 1-8

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“We first visited Bangkok, where we were able to tour a variety of temples including the Grand Palace, Wat Po, and Wat Arun. All of the different temples had their own beautiful and intricate designs! While in Bangkok, we also visited the Asiatique market where we embarked on a dinner cruise and further explored the […]

First Entry from Italy, Gannon TRAVEL

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On May 15th, after many hours of traveling, we finally arrived in Naples. Our group did an extensive amount of planning and researching prior to the trip, however, everything was extremely new for us once we got off the airplane. We got our luggage and went through the process of currency exchange, which for some […]

Day 6 – D.C.

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Washington DC ABST Day 6: Our final full day in DC was a busy one for sure. After enjoying waffles, bacon and sausage gravy made by the one and only Russell, we headed off to the Smithsonian National Zoo. We rode the metro for the first time and met one of the staff and several […]

Day 5 – D.C.

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Greetings from the D.C. Group, Today shift one woke up at 5:30 and not long after shift two was up and ready for coffee! We of course took our day 5 picture before we got ready for service. We served breakfast, which was oatmeal, cereal, a hardboiled egg, pumpkin bread, coffee, and juice. The men […]