Month: July 2015

Temple explore!

Today was a well earned rest for the volunteers. A day to learn about the rich and deep history of the Cambodian people. We all got up early to see the sunrise at arguably the most famous of the temples, Ankor Wat. It was a very cloudy but it was still good views. You can…



Carnival!

Hello all my blog readers, today is a volunteer’s blog, Hello! Our names are April and Taryn. Early in the morning, our team had breakfast and headed off on a Tuk Tuk to our working site. Jobs are shared between 3 groups and this is rotated after a while. The jobs include retrieving water, mixing…



School day and crickets!

Hello all, It is the second day at school. After we had breakfast and took tuk tuk to school everyone had to spite to three different groups. We did cement and lying bricks, watering for foundation and put dirt in the foundation. Everyone tried very hard to get thier work going well.after very work very…



The last new arrival

Hello all my blog readers, It the first morning everyone had to to get up a bit early because I have a short an orientation about the project, school and what they should and shouldn’t do in here. After an orientation everyone jumped in to their own tuk Tuk to school. When I got there…



Everyone here!

Hello my name is Damdin Yean. I will be a team leader for next two weeks. I am a Cambodian. It was a busy day with pick up all people who come from different parts of the world. After the whole day pick up this it’s the last group for today. Everyone already lend ando…



A day off!

The volunteers had a well earned day off where we went out to mount Kulin, the birthplace of the Ankor Empire and possibly the most sacred site in Cambodia and home to one of the most beautiful waterfalls I have ever seen. We took the hour and a half drive to the waterfall before making…



Cooking class and Apsara show

It was the great day today. We went to cooking class. We had different foods in the cooking class. The firs food we had green mango salad, green vegetable soup and chicken Amok. The sweet was banana sweet. Everyone made their own foods and eat. We spent few hours for cooking class and then we…



Friday Funzies!

After our day at the temples yesterday the volunteers were ready to crack back into the work. We split up into two main groups today. One was brick laying, while the other dug the dirt. The progress we made in such a short time was staggering. We found out there were changed plans with the…



The Ankor Temples!

Today was a well earned rest for the volunteers. A day to learn about the rich and deep history of the Cambodian people. We all got up early to see the magnificent sunrise at arguably the most famous of the temples, Ankor Wat.¬†You can see in the photo how spectacular the view is, it never…



Hats off to volunteers!

More than half the week is already over. It is good to see the group starting to get along so well, it is always something amazing to see. These people from all over the world becoming really close friends within such a short time because they share that mutual need to help others. Their ability…



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