Travel can be educational as well as relaxing
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On Monday, Aug. 5, actually early Tuesday morning, I returned home from my third mission trip to Guatemala. It was my third trip to this country, second consecutive year, and I have no doubt it will not be my last.
As with my first two trips, I learned a lot, experienced a lot and return home with new insights and in some cases, emotions. I also carry changed attitudes and, hopefully, expanded and reinforced beliefs.
One of those is a renewed sense of the educational value of travel. Yes, I realize a mission trip is different from a normal vacation – believe me, I do.
Most of us view vaca...