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Mae Tha Organic Farm/Homestay

Instructor Team, Instructor

Some fun pics from our first day in Mae Tha Village. In the morning we went to the field to learn about lowland organic/sustainable farming and food production. In the afternoon we visited the local school to learn about the education system here in......Read More

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Pictures from Hua Hin Lad Nai and DDP

Matt, Participant

Image 1: During our stay at DDP Fiona, Avery and others got to try on the traditional costume of the Dara’ang people. The Dara’ang youth are especially proud of their culture, including their traditional costume. Image 2: View of......Read More

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Kru “Ca-Ro” & Kru...

Jess & Gai, Instructor

Because we love Carolyn and Katie so much, here are a few of our favourite pics. Carolyn is a very hard name to pronounce in Thai so she has become “Ca-ro”. Kru means teacher. So Kru “Ca-Ro” and Kru “Kay-Tee” are......Read More

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Hua Hin Lad Nai Village (Homestay 1)

Fiona, Participant

Hello Family and Friends, Yesterday was our first night in our homestay in Hua Hin Lad Nai. Alyssa and I woke up at 7:00 AM while the rest of our family was up with the sunrise. I was not used to sleeping here because the temperature was different......Read More

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Reflections on our first homestay

Cate, Participant

One word to describe our first homestay: Fiona – Peaceful Alyssa – Perspective Avery – Eye-opening Ryker – Informative Wilson – Confused Matthew – Beautiful Ayla – Rewarding Nixie – Fulfilling Cate......Read More

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Chiang Mai to the Dara’Ang Development...

Ayla, Participant

Yesterday we started the day with another delicious breakfast. We had a debrief about the NGO’s that we visited the day before, talking about what we learned and what our main takeaways were. One of the points that stood out the most, especially......Read More

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Images and updates, including more limited...

Jess & Gai, Instructor

Hello family and friends of our Nueva Dragons! We just wanted to let you know that the group is moving out of Chiang Mai after three full days of learning and laughter. We are camping out tonight (Saturday) at the Dara’Ang Development Project......Read More

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A visual journey through the day

Wilson + Team, Dragons Admin

Enjoy the following visual representation of the Nueva group’s travels, including Wilson’s drawing (for his ‘Yak’ post) representing his experience!  The day consisted of two NGO meetings with Migrant Assistant Program......Read More

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Learning about Theravada Buddhism

Instructor Team, Instructor

We spent today learning about Theravada Buddhism. We visited Wat Suan Dok in the morning and met with young novice and ordained monks from different Asian countries who are currently studying at the temple. Students gained insight into what life as......Read More

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In the first 24 hours…

Dragons Admin, Instructor

The journey has just begun and already the group has experienced so much!  From enjoying a delicious vegetarian Thai lunch at Pun Pun Organic Cafe to participating in a “monk chat” learning about Theravada Buddhism at Wat Suan Dok,......Read More

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Group has arrived in Chiang Mai!

Instructor Team, Participant

Hello all! The group have landed in Chiang Mai safe and sound (albeit a little tired). We are on our way to our guest house (INA House) to have some fresh tropical fruit and a wash. We will have a delishious traditional meal tonight together and......Read More

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We’re all alive :)

Carolyn, Instructor

When asked if they wanted to write a Yak home, our students replied with the title of this post. All is well in the future! (It’s Tuesday morning in Hong Kong.) Everyone got some sleep on the flight last night. We are waiting to hear our gate......Read More

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And we’re off!

Carolyn, Instructor

Thanks everyone for being on time tonight!  We are settled at the gate and ready to board. We’re looking forward to sleeping on our first flight 🙂 Jess and Gai, see you very soon!...Read More

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Together in Chiang Mai!

Jess & Gai, Instructor

Hello everyone! Just letting you know that Gai and I are now together in Chiang Mai. It has been raining all week but today the rain has stopped. We hope that it stays away while we are here but there’s something refreshing about the rain. We......Read More