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The beginning of passover break

Serena Runyan

April 6, 2014

This is another post written on a bus. This time we're heading home from a school trip titled "yam le yam" or "sea to sea". The idea is to hike from the Mediterranean to the Sea of Galilee, but in reality we did a couple day hikes inbetween driving from place to place. Regardless, it was a great few...

Dreyeckland: Day-trips to France and Switzerland

Karah Kemmerly

September 27, 2012

In the 70s and 80s, a nuclear-sized storm came to Freiburg. More specifically, plans were made to build the Kernkraftwerk Wyhl (a nuclear power plant) in Kaiserstuhl, an area just north of the city, and several environmentally conscious student groups took to the streets- and radio signals-in protest. From...

Im Wald

Karah Kemmerly

September 20, 2012

Last week my program leaders took us on a day trip to Feldberg and the Schwarzwald (or Black Forest), where we went on a fairly long, but not too strenuous, hike. The weather was sunny, and we got to enjoy fresh air with lots of German families. Despite sore feet, it was all in all a very good day. What...

Hikers, cyclists offer advice on local trails

Kinsey White

April 5, 2012

As the spring season ushers itself gracefully into Walla Walla, the beauty of the city itself and the surrounding natural world become more readily available for seasonal recreational activities. The possibilities  for individual spring recreation, such as hiking and biking, abound. For students...

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