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Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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To Ramphai

Arwyn Drew, Participant

As Willow has said, I too can’t find the words to describe our trip. It felt like a dream. Something that only happens when you close your eyes. A fantasy in a way. But looking back I will always have those moments to hold on too. I woke up......Read More

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Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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Aftermath

Willow, Participant

I found myself at home this morning when I woke up. It was a significant change to the last time I woke up in a bed, which was in Bangkok. I feel this deep loss that I cant quite explain. This last month with all of you seems unreal. I find it very......Read More

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The Group has Landed in LA

Dragons Administration, Instructor

The group has landed in LA and students and instructor, Greg, are making their way to onward flights or to the hotel with Greg. Wishing everyone a smooth final leg of the journey home, or a good night’s sleep!...Read More

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Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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The Group is en route to LA!

Dragons Administration, Instructor

The group departed Thailand, transferred in Taipei, Taiwan and is now en route to LA. Wishing everyone a smooth journey, we’ll update again when the group has arrived in LA....Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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International Return Group Flight Information

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

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Mindfulness

Arwyn Drew, Participant

Yak of the Week

To be able to sit with oneself with no thoughts of then or now, to simply exist. To close your eyes and be content with darkness. To be patient, to be silent, to be mindful. I hear that word a lot… “mindful.” To be aware of self and mind......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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Chillin’ in Chiang Rai

Willow and Genesis, Participant

Whats up guys!? So today, we were reflecting on our home stays. We learned a lot about the cultural differences between us and our host families. We learn more about ourselves and de colonizing our thought processes . We should not expect others to......Read More

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Be Present

Kyle Pidgeon, Participant

Yak of the Week

“They aren’t foreign, we are.” Our instructors remind us as we navigate the Thai toilets, step into the mud to plant rice, and take a bite of the strange dish our host-mother has prepared for our dinner. This is true of any place; there will......Read More

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Our surprise elephant encounter

Instructor Team, Instructor

We surprised our students today  and gave them a special treat for their good behaviour on course. The elephant center we visited  is run by Oshi’s (our home stay coordinator) friends. The elephant center name is “Chailai......Read More