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Awesome Travel Locations – Dog Sledding in Maine

June 01, 2006

Today's Travel Story courtesy of English-Blog contributor Mae P.

The Lesson of Optimism

I learned more about myself in the final week in 2004 than I had learned all year. During that week, I participated in a dog sledding program in Maine through the Outward Bound School. Outward Bound is a school designed to push your limits, to widen your horizons, and build confidence. The greatest lesson I learned was from the sledding dogs themselves. Mine was a lesson on attitude; one can control their experiences if one makes the conscious decision about how they respond. I learned to tell myself, . . .

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Awesome Travel Locations - Madrid, Spain

May 01, 2006

Today's Travel Review courtesy of English-Blog contributor Justin Y.

A Walk in Madrid

While some people might only read about faraway places in books or see them in pictures, certain individuals visit exotic spots so that they can better understand others and where they fit into our world. Traveling gave me the opportunity to draw independent conclusions about a place for myself, without outside opinions or bias.

Recently, I was lucky enough to accompany some of my peers on a ten day trip to Spain. On my first day, I walked . . .

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