FC: Hometown Glory | Chrystina Jacobson | Photo of Ketchikan Alaska sunset
1: Dedicated to my dad who loves adventure as much as I do...
2: If you want a grand adventure, travel the world, | what you find will amaze you!
3: Things to pack: passport clothes toothbrush phone (to call home of course) sunglasses (you have to look classy) Camera A map to know where you are at ALL times | Let's get going! | Americas Australia Africa Europe Asia
4: A great place to start is in the same state you are in right now!
5: sidebar | I love my hometown! Ketchikan is in Southeast Alaska. It is the first city you come to when visiting the massive state (Texas can fit in it three times!) | Ketchikan, Alaska
6: SIDEBAR: traveling inside my state, Alaska is something I love doing although I haven't been to many places, I plan on traveling the state one day. | Traveling in your own state will open your mind to new things about your environment. It also costs a lot less than traveling across the country! | Haines, Alaska | Ice Park 2011 in Fairbanks, Alaska
7: Delta, Alaska | Juneau, Alaska
8: There are so many places in the US to go see, and there is something different no matter where you go. | Canon beach, Oregon | Chicago, Illinois
9: Sidebar: This is when my GS troop and I went to Boston before heading to Europe. we are posing in front of a piece of the Berlin wall. | Me! | I have been to Oregon many times, but in 2011 I got to go to the Tillamook factory in Tillamook, Oregon. | I love cheese!
10: Travel to Mexico, cross the boarder to our neighbor. | There is so much to see in this huge country. Going to just two places will be vastly different from each other. | elementary school in La Paz, Mexico
11: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico | SIDEBAR: My family went on vacation here in 2007 and my dad goes almost every year to sport fish.
12: Side bar: This is my Girl Scout troop in front of the London Bridge 2009 | Me! | London, England
13: Traveling over an ocean is scary but so worth it. Experiencing new things and seeing what the world is like away from home is eye-opening. | Big Ben | Side bar: Me and a fellow scout in a phone booth. | Me!
14: Side bar: I went to Paris with my troop. We also rode on a bus to the eastern town of Beaune and I ate escargo (SNAILS)! | Paris, France! | My mom and I | Me! | Versailles, France
15: Going to a less tourist infested place is a great way to experience the culture of a particular country. It was nice to be in Paris but I think I experienced "real" France in Beaune. | Me, eating escargo! | At a famous wine cellar in Beaune
16: Luzern, Switzerland | Side bar: we took a tram up the one of the most famous Mountains in the Swiss Alps. | Me!
17: Adelboden, Switzerland | Taking chances with new food and trying something that you have never done before is usually the best way to experience a country's culture.
18: There are so many things to do and see where ever you go. | Each place has something to offer that is unique and different. | Egypt | Brazil | Rome | India | Australia
19: Activities to try! skydiving snorkeling/scuba diving horse back riding jet skiing hike up a mountain go to a museum visit landmarks sit in the sun collect sea shells go on a cruise shop in a bizarre
20: It doesn't matter where you go and it doesn't matter what you do there, you will always enjoy coming home. | Ketchikan is the salmon capital of the world! | Deer Mt. view from peek | Ketchikan: home sweet home
21: SIDE BAR: Me and my friends Geocaching in Ketchikan summer 2011 | There is an average of 150 inches of rain each year. It is averaged that it rains 300 days out of the year. | Me!