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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Intro

Skylar, Participant

Hey! I’m Skylar, and I am so excited to meet everyone and start an amazing few months together! I am passionate about both eating and cooking food, running and hiking, meeting new people, and getting out of my comfort zone. I spent the first......Read More

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Maia, Participant

Hey everybody! My name is Maia, like many of you I’m also on a gap year right now before I start college in the fall. I’m taking a gap year because I think it’s really important that I have the opportunity to have this year to be on my own and......Read More

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Hello!

Caroline Strom, Participant

Hi! My name is Caroline and I am really excited for our upcoming journey! I am currently taking a gap year so I can engage in new experiences before heading to college. I love scuba diving, listening to music (I have quite a broad taste), traveling......Read More

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Introduction

Alyssa, Participant

Hi! I’m Alyssa (pronounced Aleeeesa), and I’m a huge foodie, a bit of a klutz, an adrenaline junkie, and a dad joke fanatic. Other than trying and eating the different types of South East Asian foods (such as mangoes, sticky rice, etc), I’m......Read More

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Introduction

Asa Leventhal, Participant

Hello! I am Asa, and I can’t wait to meet all of you and start travelling along the Mekong. I love books, politics, watching/playing sports, and spending time with my friends and family. I also enjoy meeting new people, immersing myself in......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Let’s Speak Khmer, Lao and Chinese

Chatchai Krongyut (Guy), Instructor

Hello Dragons, In a couple weeks, we are going to begin our journey in the Mekong region. We, instructors are very excited and we hope you are too. Some of us want to get language learning started already and that’s great! Even though,......Read More