Photo comp: Maya Shawki, UAE
Maya Shawki
Award Level:
Silver
Favourite memory of the Award:
One of the best memories of our trip to the mountains is when my team and I cooked our food together and ate it in the light of the lamps.
Age:
15
Biggest challenge from doing the Award:
For me, the biggest challenge was being able to walk for long periods of time in the sun while carrying my heavy rucksack and finding the right path without losing it.
Country:
United Arab Emirates
Have you continued any of your Award activities? If so, what:
Yes. I continued to learn piano.
Tell us the story behind your photo:
My trip in the mountains was more enjoyable than the desert, and although it was stressful, I was keen to have some time to relax and enjoy the magical sunset behind the mountains.
Award Role:
Participant