Month: January 2014

Hey! I’m Jade. The vegan volunteer =D Please enjoy a few words on our experience at Angkor Wat. There are not many things that are worth waking up at 5am for. But a sunrise over Angkor Wat is certainly an acception. We set off at 5.20am on our coached tour bus with our rather good…



Painting the town Red

Just a quick update on another great day at SHCC Eve getting her paint on Today we finished off the digging early and then it was all about painting. We need to paint all the wood that is going to be used for the completed house. Ronelle and Clare off to do some sanding Alex…



A Most Incredible Day!

The sun was out. Work to be done and what an amazing time we had today! Emily running the morning routine of handwashing and teeth brushing! Our incredible teachers were doing their usual fantastic work running their various primary classes from the early morning as we arrived at the School to start our 2nd full…



What an Amazing Start!

What a full on last two days we have had. They say a picture tells a thousand words so I will do my best in this blog to show you what we’ve been up to since arriving in Siem Reap. The group on the banks of the Siem Reap river Sunday was a big day…



A sad farewell to an amazing adventure!

Hey there! Sorry for the lateness of this post, unfortunately I’ve had some troubles with photo uploading 🙁 as soon as I can, the photos will be up!! And they are amazing trust me! Our last day was spent at the village, finishing off the house and hanging with the kids! It was a hot…



Part 1: Angkor Waaaaaaat!!

Today was Angkor Way day, a day everyone has been anticipating. We as a group decided it would also be amazing to see at sunrise so that meant a very early morning for everyone…im talking 4:30-5am wake up. It was on a private bus from the hotel to the temples of Angkor for us! Once…



Day 11 – Can you say progress!!

The amount of progress we made today had been very impressive! It was straight into it this morning, as we had many volunteers in the beams of the roof, tying on the grass weaved ceiling. It’s truly amazing what you can do with your bare hands, some hammers, nails, saws and some wire! By the…



Day 10 – Working hard or hardly working?

Hey there folks at home! Firstly I would like to apologies for the lateness of this blog. We are having some technical issues with the uploading of photos and I am getting it fixed ASAP! I can upload text so for the next day or so you will have to bear with and read me…



Day 9 – At the Village

It was back to early starts this morning; breakfast at 7am! Some volunteers found it easier than others to get up after possibly a late night 🙂 But after we finished breakfast is was off to discover the amazing Village that we will be working at. It’s around a 20 minute tuk tuk ride out…



Day 8 – Siem Reap welcomes us with open arms! And group photos!

Today the volunteers got a lovely sleep in and we met at 9am for breakfast! A traditional Cambodian breakfast of vegetable noodle soup was had, which does take some getting used to. But everyone was very excited to start the day and explore Siem Reap. We began with a walking tour and meeting our local…



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