Author Archive - ashley oliver

Zion National Park, UT

March 23, 2013
Second state (Utah), and second park (Zion National Park).  We drove through some amazing country today.  Starting with the high desert just outside of the Grand Canyon, followed by some amazing rock structures, we crossed…Read More

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

March 21, 2013
We have been enjoying the beautiful Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona for the past two days. We arrived yesterday and were able to hike around on the south rim trail. The trail looks into…Read More

Phoenix, AZ

March 19, 2013
Our first student has just arrived in Phoenix, AZ. We are waiting for six more students to join us this afternoon. We will depart for the Grand Canyon tomorrow morning. Stay tuned for pictures and…Read More

Last day in DC…

February 25, 2012
– We started the day by visiting the Aquarium. It was pretty fun to see snakes, poisonous frogs and piranhas. Then we went to the Natural History Museum where we saw skeletons of dinosaurs and…Read More

Day 7 in DC

February 24, 2012
Today we explored some more museums. Our first stop this morning was the Holocaust museum. It was a gorgeous museum with so much to see and explore. We all learned quite a bit! On our…Read More

Day 6 in DC

February 23, 2012
This morning we had a tour of the US Capitol building. We got to see the crypt, the rotunda, and the original supreme court meeting room. We also had a tour of the National Library…Read More

Day 5 in DC

Our first stop on our tour of DC was the Newseum. The museum holds five centuries of news history, we got to see historical articles dating back to the 1400’s. We had the opportunity to…Read More

Here we come Washington, DC!

We arrived in DC after a long train ride from New York. We had a quick bus ride to our hostel from Union Station, and on our way we got to see our first glimpse…Read More

Day Three in the City

February 20, 2012
We had a very busy day today. We started the day off with a trip to the Statue of Liberty. None of us had ever been to the island before. Did you know that lady…Read More

New York , Day 2

February 19, 2012
We have another wonderful day here in NYC! We got our day started off with a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We tried to see as much as we could, the students were…Read More