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Living Off The Grid By Teaching Abroad In Jordan

on Aug 4, 2019 3:40:42 PM By | GeoVisions Participant | 0 Comments | Jordan volunteer teach Volunteer Teach
A normal summer for me throughout high school and college never involved long, lazy days at the beach or weekend trips to the Appalachian Mountains. For years now, summer vacations were spent abroad with a group of American students to study and live in a foreign culture. But the summer of 2012, I decided to veer off my beaten track to experience something on my own. I chose teaching abroad in Jordan with GeoVisions because I thought I would be able to challenge myself professionally, physically, and mentally. I was looking for the best volunteer programs I could find and ended up going to Jordan to teach English to the all-male, all Bedouin employees at Feynan Ecolodge, as well as take a break from my technology filled world to live off the grid for a while. I truly had no idea what I was getting into, and when I was driving down the dirt road in the hottest sun I had ever experienced to the far off Feynan Ecolodge in Wadi Dana, Jordan…
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Teach English Abroad In The Desert

on Dec 13, 2013 10:48:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Teach Abroad Jordan
Try something really different in 2014 and help a lot of people at the same time.  This adventure takes you to the Dana Biosphere Reserve in the Jordanian Desert.
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Black Hole Tourism Or Volunteering To Teach Abroad In The Desert?

on Sep 5, 2012 2:05:00 PM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Conversation Partner Responsible Travel Jordan
Take a look at this photo.  What do you see?
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The Joy Of Quiet Conversation Volunteering Abroad In Jordan

on Jan 20, 2012 9:05:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Conversation Partner Teach Abroad Jordan
I'm not sure where I found the Blog, A Little Adrift by Shannon O'Donnell. I'm glad I did. I highly recommend her travel Blog. She started traveling in 2008 on an around the world trip. Now she travels at her own pace and documents everything that happens on the road.
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Top Career Break Volunteer Destinations for 2012

This Blog post is pulled with permission from Sherry Ott of Ottsworld and Meet Plan Go.  Meet Plan Go is the leading career break movement in North America; encouraging and teaching others how to travel the world and have it be beneficial to your career.  You can also "like" Meet Plan Go on Facebook. As of this post, they can smell that 3,000th fan.
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