A Portfolio of Places

Model UN & Interact Service Trip

TBA! A Model UN and Interact Advocacy Trip

To be announced!

This section of the site covers all my larger trips with and without students.  These are only bits and pieces, though!  If you would like to know more about the trips or see more photos, let me know. 

Recent Trip Posts

Use Everything

Use Everything

JENNIFER CROTTY — Here in front of us was the logging industry of Tanzania. We could see hundreds of logged trees, ready for transport to the mill nearby. Men worked together to load logs onto the bed of a well-weathered pickup truck, far down the mountain.

A Modern Babel

A Modern Babel

HENRY SMITH — Tanzanian secondary school and beyond is taught exclusively in English, to the point where students are punished for speaking other languages.

The End of Our Trek

The End of Our Trek

TAMMY RISTAU — This is not like hiking in Michigan, we were walking up and down steep trails in the Usambara mountains. I slipped and fell 3 times one day, but got up, laughed at myself, and continued trekking.

Trips to be added:

   1999:     Ireland2000:  Scotland2001: Italy/Greece   2002:     Japan   2003:  Alaska, Canada2003: Hungary2004: Costa Rica2005: India and Ladakh2006: Scandinavia
2007: Dominica    2008:      China    2008:   Iceland2009: Northern Ireland     2009:      Nepal2009: American  Road Trip I     2010:       Peru 2011: Cuba & Belize  2012:    Turkey
2013: Guatemala2013: American Road Trip 2    2014:    Hawaii2015: Costa Rica2016: Cuba2016: Italy2017: Peru2018: Tanzania2019:    Bigfoot Hunt   (Pacific NW)
2020: Eastern Europe

A Random Sampling of Photos

Interested in an Upcoming Trip?

Qualifying students, chaperones, even alumni can join us!