paris

2017 Paris Trip

TRANSFORMING YOUTH THROUGH TRAVEL

2015-jessica

Jessica Hardy

2015 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

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Rebeca Vargas

2015 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

2014-malik

Malik Lee

2014 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

2014-myriah

Myriah Catalano

2014 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

2013-devin-susan

Devin & Susan

2013 TYYY Scholarship Recipients

2012-sharqueya

Sharqueya Drake

2012 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

2011-trevon

Trevon Walker

2010 TYYY Scholarship Recipients

2010-kathleen

Kaneisha & Kathleen

2010 TYYY Scholarship Recipients

2009-bianca

Bianca Vidales

2009 TYYY Scholarship Recipient

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20 Apr Fashion Back Stories

Anyone who knows me knows that I love fashion. As a little girl, I loved to twirl in sparkly pink princess dresses while dreaming of becoming a fashion designer and wearing fabulous gowns. Thus, I was so excited for the Context Travel fashion walk so I could see every spot in Paris that is known…

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29 Mar Three Days in Paris

Our time in Paris began with Lauren Sarazen (our Context Travel docent) telling us about the mysterious city we have heard so much about and have finally gotten the chance to see. She explained the layout of different neighborhoods (arrondissements), how to get around on the metro, and good restaurants to try. Of course, this…

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10 Apr 2016’s TYTT Trip Summary

Over spring break, Sac High students Ana Martin and Destyni Freese experienced the trip of a lifetime. They had the opportunity to travel to France as the winners of the Transforming Youth Through Travel Scholarship awarded by Context Travel in a partnership with St. Hope Public Schools. Over the course of the 10 unforgettable days,…

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08 Apr The King’s Power / First Time for Everything

Versailles is breathtakingly beautiful and filled with allegorical features. At a first glance the statues and fountains seem to be just for decoration. However that is not the case, architects thought of everything and had a reason for everything. Everything in Versailles was an expression of the King’s power. The fleur-de-lis and the sun symbols…

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05 Apr All the Symbols

As I roam the streets of Paris I realize there are endless things to discover in this city. I’m not just talking about the monuments. There are hidden details at every turn. This city has amassed so much history that I wonder if even people who were born here have had the opportunity to see…

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04 Apr Parisian food Culture

The scents and bright colors attacked my senses. I could smell the freshness of the fruits and vegetables. Is this what real fresh food is like? Is it possible that one can come and buy these products every day? It’s so easy to get seduced by the food in Paris, to get lost in the…

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