Beyond Our Borders

Kendra's Chronicles: Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany

kendras chronicles225Kendra's Chronicles:  A Meaford Teacher Shares Her Travel Stories

Dachau Concentration Camp existed twelve years throughout Nazi rule and was one of the first concentration camps to be built. The liberation of the camp by the 42nd Rainbow Division and U.S. 7th Army Division was on April 29, 1945.

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Kendra's Chronicles: Paragliding in Switzerland

kendras chronicles225Kendra's Chronicles:  A Meaford teacher shares her travel stories

Have you had that dream where one minute you’re walking or running and then the next you’re flying? Well, that’s exactly how the take off from paragliding works.

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Kendra's Chronicles: What I Learned in Tanzania

kendras chronicles225I taught summer school for five weeks in Tanzania last summer and I don’t know who learned more about themselves and the world: me or my students? I have been teaching abroad on and off for eight years and have learned many things about life, cultures, and people from each experience. Yet, after my trip to Tanzania my worldview has completely and drastically changed. So what was so different about this African country that got me reevaluating my way of life back home? Everything.

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Kendra's Chronicles: Machu Picchu in Peru

kendras chronicles225Kendra's Chronicles - A Meaford teacher shares her travel stories

The anticipation of going to one of the most iconic and recognizable places in the world was almost over. My group and I were on a bus on the last stretch of our journey to Machu Picchu, ascending up the 2,000 foot switchback road to the top of the ridge the ancient Inca civilization sat on.

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