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The Work Begins

June 10-11, 2014

The next morning was our first day at the dig site. We woke up promptly at 4:50 am and rolled out of bed, groaning with exhaustion. 2,418 more words


Cultural Differences

June 6, 2014

My body was completely exhausted this morning. Because of trying to make calls back home and connect to the internet before bed, I had been staying up way later than I should have and was only getting about 5 hours of sleep every night. 949 more words


The Rose City

June 5, 2014

Our day in Petra started early in the morning with a beautiful sunrise over the cliffs. From the hotel balcony we could see the hazy, dusty sky lit up by the hot Jordanian sun. 764 more words


The Itsy Bitsy Spider

June 4, 2014

The first thing I did when I woke up this morning was open the windows and go out onto the balcony. The view was so breathtaking I almost couldn’t believe it was real. 1,001 more words


Magazine Review For Travel Inspiration: Brownbook

YES! You know that moment when you find something, and it just lights a fire in you to explore someplace new? I found that feeling, and more, in a magazine I came across in Dubai’s airport: Brownbook. 166 more words


Five Years In the Middle East

The great recession didn’t hit Arizona, really, until spring 2009. ¬†That was when everyone hit the panic button. Jobs were relatively scarce that year, let alone in education, and some 500,000 people would leave the state in the coming years. ¬† 1,679 more words

Life In The Middle East