Month: January 2017

The first day at school

  Tools up for the first day Hello everybody, This is my second blog for this trip. Today was the first day at the project side. It was so exited to see a building and students in the school. We only work half day in the morning because in the afternoon we had to see…



Sound and safe

Hello everybody, my name is Damdin Yean or can call me DD and some people called me Big D. I am a Cambodian. I grew up in Siem Reap. I’ll be a team leader for this group for the next two weeks. I am so exited to see all my lovely volunteers. It was an…



Kulan Mountain

Today we had the lovely CJ guest write the blog! Today we went to the Kulan Mountain, which is where all the stones are collected to build the temples in cambodia we saw earlier this week. Because of this, to the locals, it’s a very sacred mountain. We drove about an hour away from the…



Final building day

Hey guys, TL Elaura here! Today marks our last day working in the village, which means I only have one week left as a team leader! It’s been a crazy, wonderful, eye opening journey. We finished the majority of the library, and the group next week will complete it. It’s the beginning of Chinese New…



Aussie day!!

  Hey everyone, Rachel here taking over from Elaura today. Happy Australia Day to all of our Aussie loved ones reading this. Today was another great day working at a local community school, the library is really starting to take shape. Some of us were lucky enough to get to work with the local teachers…



Angkor waaaaaaat

What up! Beth here taking over E dawgs almighty job of blog writer for the night. Today we left at 4.30am with our eyes pretty closed but stomachs full of excitement to see the amazing Angkor Wat during sunrise, and it sure didn’t disappoint. We followed this up with banana pancakes and visited two other…



Werk werk werk

TODAY WAS GREAT! second day on the project site and everyone worked so hard! We did some sanding, sawing, digging and bamboo smoothing! A few volunteers even got the opportunity to teach English to children at the local school πŸ™‚ We’ve accomplished so much already just in one day, and everyone worked so hard we…



Hey guys! Elaura here with live updates from our first day on the project site! today was great! We went over to a community school and had an orientation with the community leader. He showed us around the village, and we got to see lots of work that amazing volunteers had completed in the past!…



ARRIVAL DAY!!!

Hey Guys, team leader E Dawg here! I’m super pumped to start this new program with everyone πŸ™‚ Today was great, everyone landed in Siem Reap and went straight to the hotel for some chill time by the pool after their long flights. Lunch was deeeeeeelicious, we ate at a local family owned restaurant and…



Build House: Check!

Today we finished work on the 5- person home that’s been under way for the last two weeks. We came in and picked up where the last group left off, busting through so quickly that we actually got ahead of schedule. After hours of hammering, sawing, sanding, and repeating it was amazing to finally see…



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