October 23, 2010

Safe Arrival

All of the students have arrived safely at their service destinations.  They were in good spirits as they boarded their trains and should have a wonderful experience…

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October 22, 2010

Service Begins

The first two students will board a train this evening for their over night journey to a service assignment in Luxor.  Tomorrow the remaining students will board…

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October 14, 2010

Arabic Study

Arabic classes at ETC in Hadayek el Maadi ended with exams and a party.  The teachers at ETC brought delicious Egyptian dishes to the school and we…

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October 8, 2010


We headed east on the Suez Desert Road to the Sinai peninsula.  Our destination was St. Catherine’s, the small town that is near the base of Mt….

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October 3, 2010

Upper Egypt

We boarded the night train at Giza station and headed south to Upper Egypt. After twelve hours of restless sleep and 900 kilometers of railroad tracks we…

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