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  • Touch Down

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    by: Isabelle_Seah

    created on: Mar 08, 2013 | Pretoria, South Africa

    On this day, I took a long flight from Perth, Western Australia to Johannesberg (or what we affectionately call it 'Jo'berg'), South Africa. It was a night flight and I was very excited. I've waited for (what seemed like) a long time for this. It has been a dream of mine to go to Africa. To go there and witness with my own eyes, the scenery, the animals, the people, …

  • First Steps

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    by: GabeRead

    created on: Mar 08, 2013 | Idaho, United States

    I have started the first of many steps toward my trip to the Dominican Republic this summer. I recieved my acceptance and trip dates late last year. Since then I have not done much in the process toward going. Tonight I began thinking of the reality of my trip and how exciting it will be to experience a new place and culture. I couldn't sleep, so I got up and …

  • Costa Rica July 19th -community development !!


    by: kristaaugs

    created on: Mar 03, 2013 | Thunder Bay, Canada

    I'm so excited to be going to Costa Rica on July 19 2013 to volunteer in community development in order to make a difference. This will be my first time travelling abroad, heck I've never even been on a plane. I'm slightly nervous but I know for sure this will be an opportunity of a lifetime! Sooo pumped! Feel free to message/add me :) - Krista <3

  • Thailand 2013!!!


    by: MeganHealy

    created on: Feb 26, 2013 | Lethbridge, Canada

    So excited to be going on the Thailand 2013 trip!!! It would be great to get to know a few people before hand, so if anyone is going on the July 18th trip, feel free to send me a message!! :) ~Megan. 

  • July 5th


    by: sarahamato

    created on: Feb 25, 2013 | Washington, United States

    Hi! So I am super excited to head to the DR in July! My scheduled departure date is July 5th, but I am opting out of the Spanish lang. program, so I'll be leaving July 12th I believe. If you will also be in the DR at this time, hit a girl up!! :) Sarah Amato


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    by: ChrisRenwick

    created on: Feb 19, 2013 | Costa Rica

    WOWEEEEEE! WHAT AN AMAZING TRIP IT WAS! It's remarkable to think not even four months ago I was in the process of organising my flights, accommodation and transfers from my small suburbia house in Melbourne, Australia to the doorstep of Casa Al Revez in the town of Copey in Costa Rica! My trip was pretty different to most of the others, in an unfortunate manner - But I'll explain that later. It all …



    by: rufranoe

    created on: Jul 12, 2012 | Thailand

  • It's official!!

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    by: soccer3313

    created on: Feb 19, 2013 | Utah, United States

    YES! I am officially headed to Thailand on June 6th. I am so excited to go and work with the pre vet group down there! Who would have thought that I would be traveling to Thailand! I'm still a little scared about raising all the money. I am a bit behind in my fundraising. But I am not going to give up this experience for the anything. I can't wait …

  • A Month In South Africa

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    by: zwilliams

    created on: Feb 14, 2013 | Perth, Australia

    It’s hard to believe that I’ve been back in Australia for a week. Especially since my thoughts have never strayed far from that country perched between the Indian and the Atlantic, thousands of kilometres away; South Africa. It was almost becoming a second home to me. After two weeks in its rugged and beautiful wilderness, followed by another two weeks of touring its bounty of adventure spots and natural wonders, …

  • first taste of South Africa.


    by: Kennross

    created on: Feb 07, 2013 | Sydney, Australia

                    Semester 1 2012 and during O-week a girl came into my lecture and proceeded to rattle out a spiel at such a rate that the only things I heard were ‘volunteer’ ‘ISV’ ‘South Africa’ and ‘amazing’. I took the leaflet and a few days later I made a snap decision to attend the information session and apply for the 4week program. Not …

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