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“Their Life” – A Shift of Mindset in...

Janice Peng, Participant

Yak of the Week

“Be prepared—the conditions on the island will be very different from our life; no electricity, no running water…” The voice of our trip leader at our pre-departure meeting echoed in my head once again; except this time, I find myself......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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February 21, 2019

Joelle Reisner, Participant

“Sue Seday” that means hello in Khmer. We are currently half way through our Cambodian homestay. I am feeling like I am immersing myself in the culture. I feel positive, relaxed and calm. I am living with a grandmother named Sim. My host......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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My Beautiful Nose

Maia Zelkha, Participant

When conversing with my host sister, Sim Sim, over dinner last night, she cheerfully mentioned that everyone is talking about my nose. Normally, this would shock me. How rude of someone to point out a feature I can’t change, as if I would even......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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This Morning

Isa Warlick, Participant

Yak of the Week

This morning, our first morning in Koh K’Sach Tonlea, I’m slowly awakened by music I’ve never heard before. A distant neighbor has decided to start wedding festivities early, 5:30 am early. As I look around our single room home,......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Boat Ride to Paradise

River Thomas, Participant

All 14 of us piled onto two boats for a boat trip around the island on some of the smallest boats imaginable. I asked the mother of a muslim family and her husband, the boat driver, what it was like to live on the island. To my surprise, she......Read More