Month: February 2014

Day 13 – Goodbye for now, not forever

Today was our last day in the amazing village 🙁 In the morning however, there was no time to be sad as the was lots to do! We had to put on the final walls of the house as well as the side roofing, a staircase and some windows. As always though, this group absolutely…



Day 12 – Angkor Waaaaaaat!!!

It was an early morning this morning, and I don’t mean 7am breakfast! The volunteers decided they wanted to see the sunrise over Angkor Wat…a wise choice! So it was 5am wake up and a 5:20am bus ride out to the temples. When we arrived it was very dark and you could only make out…



Day 11 – We want shade!

Today was a day spent in the roof. Let me explain. After arriving in the morning, our aim today was to attached the main roof. It is done with grasses that are tied together. Luckily for us they were pre made, but that didn’t mean it was any less complicated. Up on the roof we…



Day 10 – building and playing!

It was a 7am breakfast this morning. We also watched as the downstairs and outside part of our hotel was converted to a wedding venue! The hotels owners daughter is getting married and it’s going to be a big party…that lasts 2 days! It will be amazing for the volunteers to see a traditional wedding…



Day 9- Village life!

Today was our first day at the amazing village. After breakfast at the hotel we headed in tuk tuks out to the village. It’s around a 25 minute ride and we head out of the city and into the countryside. There is a stark difference between the tourist city of Siem Reap and the surrounding…



All Good Things Must Come to an End

As I sit here in Phnom Penh I can hardly believe it’s all over. All the volunteers have flown home or moved onto their next adventures around South East Asia. It has been and absolutely amazing and life changing experience. Renay, Jancy, Emily, Karen, Lily and Sue arriving for their last day teaching Our final…



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