Narrative Essay About Going Back To School

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The summer before I entered my seventh grade of middle school would introduce a trip that would change my life. The trip would be my big summer vacation right before going back to school. Many weeks before the trips time to approach I would complain to my friends about how the trip wouldn’t be exciting and how it would be another trip my mother was dragging me along to. My mother is a high school science teacher, she likes to host trips around the world for her students to sign up for and gain a brand new learning experience. At the time I did not find leaving the country just to learn that exciting and would have much rather stayed home. Although later on my feelings for the trip will have changed completely and I learned a brand new way …show more content…
It was my first time on a large plane. When I was younger each year I would fly with a private pilot at an airshow but the size of those small planes do not amount to the ones coming in and out of airports each day. I traded seats with another passenger to be able to sit beside my friend Shyanne, beside her was an older man who watched videos the whole flight. He was so invested in his iPad that whenever we were checked on by an attendant he would let out an uninterested grunt. The flight wasn’t too long we were served breakfast and given enough time to go back to sleep. Before long the plane began to lower and we prepared to land. Through our windows we could see a beautiful view of Costa Rica. Eye filling sights of vibrant colors, beaches, and wildlife filled our …show more content…
Throughout the trip our tour guide Victor taught us about Costa Rica on the long drives we had going place to place. On the thrill seeking like white water rafting and ziplining for example he told us a motto to use while on the trip. Victor told us to say “pura vida” whenever we about to do anything exciting. As an example he related “pura vida” too the american slang “yolo”. We all considered it and thought why not we're only here for ten days right? From then on we never said no we tried every food, activity, and even crazy dares because of Victor’s

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