Archive for the 'Young Traveler' Category

Young Traveler–Silver Winner: Finding My Matador’s Flair

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

By Jennifer Hare Uno, dos, tres – ˇahora! Here I am on a dusty dirt road in God-Knows-Where, Mexico, about an hour in from the border, watching three men huddled around a Chevy Suburban with a flat tire. They’re trying (unsuccessfully) to loosen the lug nuts with a wrench provided by a local rancher in […]

Young Traveler–Gold Winner: The Road from Ruhengeri

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

By Haifa Mahabir 21 Hours in Rwanda Between April and June of 1994, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were killed in the space of 100 days. Most of the dead were Tutsisand most of those who perpetrated the violence were Hutus. The genocide was sparked by the death of the Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, […]

Young Traveler Category—Gold Winner: Automatic Weapons

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

by Jessica Kerry There were three shocking things about the Israel Defense Forces I kept running into with my parents and sister during our stay in Jerusalem. The first was the simple fact of seeing them in the first place. There were young troops everywhere, from the Israel Museum, to the Old City, to Yad […]

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