Southeast Asia Program: Cambodian Experience

Sua sdei from Cambodia! How is everyone doing!? =) Here is my Cambodian experience: Takeo Province: After bribing the Vietnamese officials at the Vietnam-Cambodia border (We gave them coconut candies), we entered another splendid country including magnificient temple ruins, endless acres of rice fields, smiling orphans and beautiful skies. On our first few days in Cambodia, we home stayed in a small town of 10,000 people in the province of Takeo with a ki... Read more

Southeast Asia Program: Luang Prabang to Hanoi

A mini summary since Luang Prabang: We had a full free day in Luang Prabang which is the day I called and spent a ton of time uploading photos. The next day we took songtaos out to a beautiful waterfall where we had a picnic lunch and climbed to the top of the waterfall to swim in the water just above it. The following day we flew into Hanoi and hung out in the Old Quarter until we had dinner at Bar 69 and took our bus to the train station to board the night train to Lao... Read more

SE Asia Program: Jenn's blog & photos

You can check-out Jenn Feasby's Southeast Asia Program blog and photos at the following places: Blog: Photos: A a recent thought from Jenn about her trip...."The trip is going sooo well, much better than I could have anticipated... thanks for putting together such a good trip!" Thanks for sharing with us Jenn. Rachel Read more

SE Asia Program: Vietnam Bound

Sabaidee from Luang Prabang, Laos! The group has arrived from three days of remote river travel in the north western part of the country. We traveled the muddy waters of the Nam Tha River for a day and a half, slept overnight in our boat driver's village, and then joined up with the mighty Mekong River to bring us all the way to the town of Luang Prabang. Luang Prabang has a population of approximately 50,000 people within city limits. The town was given UNESCO Worl... Read more

SE Asia: Welcome to Laos

Ok, a fast and gritty summation of our recent travels and experiences unfolds below: Upon arriving in Luang Nam Tha in Loas we checked into a guest house, and crossed the street to enjoy food at a night market. I had a "chicken salad" which consisted of a halved chicken head, a partially developed embryo, some bits of neck, liver, stomach, and feet. Yuuuum. The following day we set off trekking in the Nam Ha river valley. Muddy trails led up the side of hills mottle... Read more

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