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* '''Nevada (Highway 50, The Loneliest Road in America)''' Jay Cox-Chapman
* '''Nevada (Highway 50, The Loneliest Road in America)''' Jay Cox-Chapman
* '''Colorado to Vermont''' one month by bike. (Kansas '''is''' as flat as they say it is) Alex Ambros

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Looking for a place to stay in Timbuktu? Planning your next transcontinental overland trek? Want to know what winter is like in Mongolia? Here are some people who can help you out. Please don't include tourist stops.


Andres Schabelman




  • Urubicha, also The World's Most Dangerous Road—Concert Choir 2005




  • Xinjiang: (Mainly Urumqi, Turpan, and Kashgar) Jason Law
  • Yunnan: (Mainly Kunming, Zhongdian, Shangri'La, Xi'An, Beijing, Dali, Ruili, and Lijiang) Andres Schabelman
  • Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'An, Hong Kong, Dunhuang, Inner Mongolia and the Gobi Desert: Philip Arnolds
  • Xi'an, Huashan, Beijing, Shenzhen, HongKong, Tianjin: Morgan Goodwin



Czech Republic

Dominican Republic

  • David Rodriguez doesn't think the country with over 700,000 foreign-born immigrants in the U.S. is an obscure place, but he's been to Santiago, Santo Domingo, La Romana, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Higuey, Juan Dolio, Boca Chica, San José de las Matas, Jánico, La Vega, Jarabacoa, Bonao, and Moca, just to name a few major places.


  • Students who have studied at AUC
  • Philip Arnolds


  • Rovaniemi (Santa's village and Arctic Cirle), Turku, Helsinki: Ersen Bilgin and Grace Song
  • Voukatti (year round indoor ski tunnel) Morgan Goodwin


  • Students who went on the Georgia Winter Study class
  • Philip Arnolds
  • Jason Ren -2006


  • Athens, Santorini, Crete, Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes Andres Schabelman
  • Athens, Sparti, Corinth, Mycenae, Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Chania (Crete), Heraklion (Crete), Jim Prevas




  • Chihuahua: Alan Cordova
  • Jalisco, Oaxaca, Sonora, Chihuahua, Michoacan, Durango, Zacatecas, Sinaloa, Guerrero, Colima, Baja California, Nayarit, Guanajuato, Aguascalientes Noemi Fernandez
  • Colonia Azucenas, Oaxaca Andres Schabelman



New Zealand

  • South Island (Christchurch, Wanaka, Franz Josef, Queenstown) Helen Selonick

North Korea

  • Roy Liu
  • Ji Ae Rhee

Northern Ireland



  • Jonathan Ohueri. His father is an astronaut for NASA and took him into orbit around the Earth as a young child.





  • Kucukkabaca, Isparta, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Istanbul, Antalya, Denizli: Grace Song
  • Goreme, Istanbul, Pamukkale, Cappadocia Andres Schabelman
  • Ephesus Jim Prevas


United States

  • Alaska (Fairbanks, Prudhoe Bay Oil Field): Mary Haas
  • Alaska (Kupreanof Island, Kake): Danny Fischler
  • Hawaii (Honolulu) Helen Selonick
  • Evan Miller once asked for directions to a nearby campsite at a gas/lotto station in Uniontown, Kansas (population 283) [1]. The overalled, bug-eyed proprietor with a John Deere hat perched on his head told him, "Oh it's real easy to get there. Go over the hill right here and take a left at the church, and then take your first right, then left-right-left-right-left-right, and it'll be there on your left. Can't miss it." And he didn't. You can verify the directions from Uniontown to the camp entrance for yourself:

<googlemap zoom="12" width="500" height="400" type="normal" lat="37.814937" lon="-95.01646"> 37.79812,-95.062637,Bourbon County State Park </googlemap>

  • Wall Drug (of "450 miles to Wall Drug" fame) Diana Davis
  • Nevada (Highway 50, The Loneliest Road in America) Jay Cox-Chapman
  • Colorado to Vermont one month by bike. (Kansas is as flat as they say it is) Alex Ambros