The Plane is Half of the Adventure
Jun02

The Plane is Half of the Adventure

I belong to a rare group of human beings.  One that has never been past the security gates of an airport.  One that has never seen firsthand what the Earth looks like from up above.  One of the few that have never in their lives flown in an airplane before.  Usually telling people I’ve never been on an airplane before works great for when I need a random, bizarre fact about myself for ice breaker games.  It has been my go-to for years...

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Indovation: Reverse Innovation in India
Jun02

Indovation: Reverse Innovation in India

Hi everyone! I’d like to start off by saying that this is my first real blog, so bear with me if I make any rookie blogger gaffes. Oh and if any of you have any suggestions, questions, or just want to talk, feel free to comment below!   Anywho, this blog is more than just about me. It’s about roughly 15 people, who will be traveling to India for three weeks this summer to reverse innovate. “Reverse Innovation” is a term coined by...

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Service work at Isla Popa
Jun02

Service work at Isla Popa

The main aspect of any Alabama Action Program is service work. Our main service project through Outward Bound took place on Isla Popa, a small island community off the cost of Panama. We had kayaked about 8 miles through the Caribbean Sea to Isla Popa. Of the 9 days we spent traveling Costa Rica and Panama 2 of them were spent on this island helping the indigenous community. While there we sanded down slates of wood and nailed them...

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