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A flight to remeberMy heart was pounding as I walk

PAKISTAN | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By safar | Views [641] | Scholarship Entry

My heart was pounding as I walked through the doors of the Allama Iqbal International airport. I was going to perform my religious pilgrimage to Sauida Arabia. Walking through the automatic doors I enter the airport for the first time on my own. My fear ... Read more >

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It was my first travel abroad

IRAQ | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By bookoftravel | Views [398] | Scholarship Entry

It is a simple and realistic adventure of my sample life. I've never suppose that I'll travel even if I went to such a country suffers from wars, Iraq at the end of the last year. It was my first travel abroad Egypt where I live to work. Actually it was ... Read more >

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The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful

FRANCE | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By pips | Views [438] | Scholarship Entry

It took me an hour to walk up that hill: a pilgrimage of no mean size! At least it was a pleasant one under the shade of a forest of trees. The road slowly wound up the hill with many twists and turns making it difficult to judge how much further I had ... Read more >

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In a darkened room

PERU | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By ayahuasca | Views [478] | Scholarship Entry

All I wanted was to travel down the Amazon and now I was sitting in a darkened room, surrounded by armed men, some searching my bag, and one, with a touch shining on my face, asking questions. How did I get here? I don't know, just in the wrong place ... Read more >

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Missing Trains

FRANCE | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By mpandeva | Views [372] | Scholarship Entry

I still can't believe that something like that happened to me AGAIN! Five years ago when I visited France for the first time I had an embarrassing experience with the well-known french subway. It was not that big of an adventure(even though it seemed ... Read more >

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My 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip entry

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By graceoneill | Views [958] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Sitting in the back of an open-aired Jeep, heaving across the African Savannah during sunrise sounds like a fairly clichéd image splattered across the glass of a cheap Travel agent. Actually experiencing it is like being violently slapped awake by some ... Read more >

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Unexpected in banal

ITALY | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By constantcity | Views [347] | Scholarship Entry

How the hell did it happen - instead of chosing some off the road, Nepalese 9-month-long encounter, I ended up in the most banal place any European could end up in: Italy. I hate the culture, the mentality, the laziness, the siesta breaks, the amount ... Read more >

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Unknown identity from the top of the mountain

OMAN | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By thejournalofkirstiejennings | Views [314] | Scholarship Entry

We had hiked for days in the rural areas of Oman, it was exhausting. I was not familiar with this scorching weather, despite having immigrated to Saudi Arabia 2 years prior to this trip. The whole time I’d been there I’d been searching for an extraordinary ... Read more >

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Just looking

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By clarejoy | Views [342] | Scholarship Entry

What part of the external ear that projects from the side of the head? The auricle or pinna What is the name of the canal that leads inwards and is part of the external ear? External auditory meatus Where do the intrinsic muscles associated with the ... Read more >

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historical revelations

CROATIA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By alecut | Views [316] | Scholarship Entry

"you know, here is where Marco Polo was born" stated my Croatian friend. For a moment, I felt destabilized by this historical revelation, and also a bit guilty not to have studied enough the life of the Italian traveler in the high school. If so, and ... Read more >

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Battle with the Swiss Alps

SWITZERLAND | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By hernandezjess | Views [302] | Scholarship Entry

3000 meters up with nowhere to go but down, my friends and I find ourselves in the heart of the Swiss Alps surrounded by dandelion fields, snow-kissed mountain peaks and towering pine trees overlooking the valleys. “I just wanted some fondue,” whines ... Read more >

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The Same Waters

USA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By solublereader | Views [248] | Scholarship Entry

Posing for photos with my friend, Sarah, in over-sized snorkels, as our boat skims over aquamarine depths of fluctuating, endless Caribbean, we progress onward. . Here on the island, locals smile at us without rushing to leave. Their faces, though some ... Read more >

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My affair!

USA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By ssourjah | Views [234] | Scholarship Entry

I walk on, and on and on. My legs are slightly aching now. But, I trod on. I can feel the level of energy in the atmosphere rising. The colors become brighter, and there is more red, more yellow, and more pink! The crowd is thickening as well, along with ... Read more >

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A Rua da Manhã: The Morning Street

BRAZIL | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By worthyventures | Views [413] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Skol in the morning: another beer to fill my half-empty stomach. On cobblestones my dirty tennis shoes wobble across uneven planes, gripping desperately the flatter surfaces. Distant drumming fills my ears, my heart; it becomes my pulse. It’s a Wednesday—not ... Read more >

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Just a random person who adores travelling...

CROATIA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By marijag | Views [352] | Scholarship Entry

It is the Best Place on the planet according to Marija Gorgieva, and guess what, that’s me just a random person who adores traveling and taking photos. I treat my travel destinations as my goals. On my list “To Visit”, you can find different locations ... Read more >

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Intimate Insider in Passing.

INDIA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By ridhi | Views [469] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

"Dada, kitna time Lagega?" (Brother, how long will it take?) Gopal asked the taxi driver, after my unrelenting inquisition about our destination. Only 5 minutes back, amid wild exuberance and much excitement Kavya, Saumya, Gopal and me had rushed out ... Read more >

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History is beautiful to learn

IRELAND | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By aussieanrahs | Views [415] | Scholarship Entry

I will never forget the day that I said goodbye to the most beautiful country I have ever visited, Ireland. It was 2012 and I set out by myself to do an 8 day Contiki tour. After 36 hours I was in Dublin! I dropped my bags at the hotel set out to explore ... Read more >

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Wrong Side of the Wall

ISRAEL | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [7725] | Comments [7] | Scholarship Entry

We pushed through the Arab Quarter and focused on the dusty ground, avoiding eye contact with anyone as if that would disguise us. It didn’t. One elderly Muslim man with a turban spat at us, his face taut with anger; another yelled profanities in Hebrew ... Read more >

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Middle of the Fence

BURUNDI | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By msmoche | Views [285] | Scholarship Entry

Standing at the airport visa desk trying to gain access.Because I'm a mass procrastinator and delayed in applying for 1 prior to my travels.A $90 fee was demanded.My wallet felt violated.My dearest friend Mimi embraced me past the gates.I'd made it past ... Read more >

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Dreams

INDIA | Thu, 15 May 2014 | By hinchi | Views [109] | Scholarship Entry

Of late, I had been incessantly having this dream where I entered my grandpa’s room, inaccessible to anyone, and would be reading his collection of books when a dark black hand would pull me out. Since I was 7, I always pestered my mother to allow me ... Read more >

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