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November 9, 2016 | High School

Describe your most memorable experience from your trip.  Part of our time in India was spent in Ladakh at The Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL). On one of the first days there, we paired up with students from SECMOL and we went on a scavenger hunt in Leh. Spending time with each other… Read More

Meeting new feathered friends in Ecuador.

What made you choose these four Student Expeditions trips? I first chose Ecuador because it seemed like something that was most familiar. I’m Mexican-American, so the fact that I could understand and speak the native language of the country made me feel more comfortable and close to home. Also, the opportunity to visit the Galapagos and… Read More

Michelle poses in front of the Taj Mahal during her 2014 NGSE India program.
February 9, 2015 | High School

  The flash of red closes in on me. I dart a pole, and slide around on the rugs covering the earthen ground. As I begin growing farther and farther from the energetic girl reaching to tag me, I fall to the ground. Laughter breaks out. I hear whispers in a foreign language and I… Read More

Just in case you didn't know where to look in the picture...
Photo by trip leader Jes Therkelsen.
August 14, 2014 | High School

  After our magical week in the Himalaya, the group wondered if Agra and Rajasthan would live up to the stories we had heard of its rich, varied and colorful culture.  Although expectations were high, the serenely beautiful Taj Mahal did not disappoint. In the evening, we explored the gardens across the river. And the next day,… Read More