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Until Next Time

Lucy Maremont, Participant

God, I can’t believe it’s over. As I sit in the aiport crying alone, I am filled with a deep appreciation for my time in Cambodia. The country would not have been as great if not for the beautiful people that I shared it with, and the......Read More

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Thank You

Bella Worrell, Participant

As we closed out our Cambodia Summer Program 2019 last night, we sat in silence reflecting over our time here in this beautiful place. We shared our wonders and what is going to stick with us when we continue on with our journey wherever that may......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

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Dear Past Lucy

Lucy Maremont, Participant

Dear Past Lucy, I know right now you are a little scared, although you won’t admit it. You don’t know what to expect and THAT’S OKAY! You will learn that there is magic in the unknown, something that is hard for you to understand. Over the......Read More

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Photos from X Phase #1

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone, The team have wrapped up X Phase in Kampot/Kep and are on their way to their Transference site to rest and reflect on their month long journey. I wanted to share these photo I just received. X Phase was a success and even though the......Read More

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Photos from the Kirirom #1

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

The team have been remote but were able to send me a flurry of photos from their time in Kiriom. They are currently doing a community stay and have been busy hiking/exploring the nature around. It’s wet season over here and so the waterfalls......Read More

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The Journey Continues: Kirirom

Instructor Team, Instructor

Last night, our final night in homestays on the island of Koh Ksach Tonlea, all the students and their families gathered together for a community dinner to share words of gratitude, warm goodbyes, and even a dance party. Today, we packed our bags......Read More

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In Sickness and in Health

Lucy Maremont and Bella Worrell, Participant

Hello, Lucy and Bella here. We thought it would be valuable to share our wonderful experiences in the bustling city of Phnom Penh. Or more specifically, the Starwood Inn bathrooms. As we lay on the wonderfully refreshingly cold bathroom floor we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

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I am from

Stella Gianni, Participant

Where are you from? That is a question people around the world are asked daily. During my homestay I have learned that you can be from many different places all around the world. Many people’s ancestors on the island of Koh K’sach Tonlea are......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

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The beauty of what we don’t know

AnnaRose Craig, Participant

Yak of the Week

People are generally quiet here. Except Ma, she’s rather loud. I don’t talk much because my family speaks Khmer and very little English. It’s quite wonderful because it gives me a chance to listen rather than speak. During the day, I hear the......Read More

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Homestay Reflection

Emma, Participant

Right now it is 7 pm and I am sitting in a beautiful home in the village of Koh K’sach Tonlea, with a Cambodian family who welcomed me with open arms. We’ve all finished dinner, although my mother served me a half hour before the rest of the......Read More