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Avery Stolte

Avery Stolte
Hi, I'm Avery Stolte and I'm from Blacksburg Virginia, currently studying abroad in Quito Ecuador. I'm studying sustainability and photojournalism but I find myself interested in so many subjects. My greatest passion is to travel, see the world, and immerse myself in new cultures. If you're ever looking for me, I'm probably outside skiing, climbing, or taking photos. I'm so excited to share my experience in Ecuador and hope that I can inspire people to travel more and chase what they love!

The Power of Travel: A Study Abroad Story

I sit in a quaint little coffee shop writing my last article as a Passion Passport Study Abroad Correspondent. With just a week left in Ecuador until my return flight to the United States...

An Ode to Paradise: A Study Abroad Story

The most pristine and conserved archipelago in the world, the Galapagos Islands are only 500 miles off the coast of Ecuador. The islands called my name. In addition to being home to to Darwin’s famous...

A Weekend in the Amazon: A Study Abroad Story

I opened my eyes and placed my hand five inches from my face, but in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest at nine at night I couldn't make out anything around me.. Everything was...

Be Where You Are: A Study Abroad Story

My fingers scraped the bottom of my backpack and traced the outline of my Go Pro, then my wallet, a pack of gum, snacks, and my book — but not my iPhone. Sitting in...


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