Southern Illinois: Homage to Home

This blog is written by National Geographic Education Intern, Ellen Esling, as a part of the Geography Awareness Week Blog-A-Thon.  When I think of Geography, the first image that comes to my mind is often a gigantic spinning globe. I have always been interested in studying exotic places, other cultures and other worlds. It is rare that I ever consider my own backyard to be an … Continue reading Southern Illinois: Homage to Home