Month: July 2015

Floating village and Angkor Wat

Hello all my blog readers, The school holiday was changing from Thursday to Wednesday today. Our teachers and two weeks village immersion went to the floating village. It was a great day after everyone had a breakfast at hotel and apartment we hopped on to a van to floating village. It was taking above 30…



Yum, Fried crickets andBridge to success

Teachers blog The group woke up to a sunny day in Cambodia! After eating our breakfast of croissants (YUM!), the teachers headed to the school. Upon arrival, the local instructors were ready to start working on the days lesson plans. Haley introduced more colors and shapes to her class. Amanda started teaching her class plural…



An afternoon Storm, yipeeee!!!

Danielleblog Good Morning! Today we set out early on a fleet of tuk tuks to the village and school we will be working at this week. Fortunately, we have another group of ROV volunteers joining us! Damdin, and his group of Village Immersion and Teachers will be working with us all week. This is awesome,…



The great weekend with village immersion and teachers

This is Damdin blog for teachers and two weeks village immersion. It was a great weekend today and so fun with the waterfall and Phare cirrus. It was a very long drive to the waterfall. We spent above one and half hours to get on the top of mountain. It was a very cool in…



Safe and Sound in Siem Reap!

Hey there! My name is Danielle and I’ll be the team leader on the Village Immersion and Elephant Sanctuary over the next two weeks! I’ve been here in Cambodia for the last two and half months, and am absolutely smitting with this country! And I’m sure your loved ones will be too! Today was arrival,…



A day off!

For those of us going to the Elephant sanctuary tomorrow we all had a day off, a time to explore what this unbelievable country has to offer. They all joined me for a long drive out to this amazing waterfall known as Phnom Kulen. It’s one of the most sacred sites in Cambodia, being of…



A huge hurdle!

Half the volunteers had their last day at the schools today before they head to the elephant sanctuary next week, while the rest will stay here to carry on the work! It has only been a short week but oh how we have achieved so much! At KID TEA we built a toilet for a…



A rainy day and Ankor Wat!

We all got up super early to catch the sunrise, with the hopes of catching the same sights the previous groups had seen like this.   But this was not the case, the clouds never broke for us.     Luckily the volunteers quickly got over the disappointment and appreciated the temples for their unbelievable…



The volunteers hit their stride!

Hello all my blog readers, Teacher blog today is written by one of them (Leah) Day 4, and noodles again for breakfast (breakfast of champions) before we catch our Tuk-Tuks to the school. As soon as we get to the school we head into the teachers room for some quick lesson planning with our Khmer…



BFOK magic!

Today’s post on BFOK is going to be written by one of the volunteers! On the second day of work we went right into it. Cleaning and trimming bamboo, sanding down wood blocks, digging up weeds and designing the template. The building we were working on was destined to become a new community centre. After…



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