Month: May 2016

1ST DAY OF PROJECTS!!

Welcome back everyone! Today was a very big day and it started off with a breakfast at the top of our hotel with a beautiful view. After breakfast we left for the school and got to tour the school and community! We got to meet the principle, teachers and of course the kids! After the…



ARRIVAL DAY

  Hello Friends and Family of our newest group of volunteers in Siem Reap Cambodia! My name is Joshua Shefferly I will be the Team Leader and I am so excited to meet all our volunteers! All the volunteers met their new roommates today in their new home! We took a little tour of the…



Elephant fun tomorrow!

Our last day in Siem Reap was absolutely wonderful. Most volunteers had purchased the Kulan Mountain add-on and spent most of their day basking in a gorgeous waterfall and getting the chance to see a temple of sleeping Buddha. I stayed behind with the few volunteers who stayed in the city, and got more than…



Final day at the project site

Today was our last day of working at the community school in Siem Reap before we head over to the elephant sanctuary on Sunday.. It was definitely bittersweet- we are thrilled for the elephants, but so sad to leave this community where we have bonded with the children, teachers and community staff that we have…



Angkor Wat

ANGKOR WAT DAY!!! I have been so excited for this day to come and for everyone to be able to experience the temples firsthand. We all woke up insanely early in order to catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat… 4 AM is definitely not my favorite time of morning, but I knew that the view would…



Working hard!

Today was another big day – we worked hard all day again, and got the foundation of the kitchen set up! The first frame we tried to get up broke while lifting, so we had to make a few minor adjustments on the spot – luckily we think on our feet here in Cambodia, and…



Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday was a full work day! We arrived at our school bright and early, and dove right into our project! Everyone split up into hardworking teams, setting up the building blocks of what will soon be a great community hall/kitchen… And the toilets are coming along nicely, too! Part of what makes the work day great…



First day at the project!

Howdy everyone! We’ve just wrapped up our first full day of the program… everyone is going to bed exhausted and happy! We started off our morning with breakfast on the rooftop of our hotel before traveling to the community school where we will be working this week building a community hall, a set of toilets,…



First arrivals of the season!

Hello friends and family of ROVers! A new season of projects are beginning, and I am so excited that we received our first group of volunteers today here in Cambodia!! My name is Shannon, and I’ll be updating the blog for the next week! Airport pick ups went great – half of our wonderful volunteers…




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