Monthly Archives: January 2011

1/6/11

Thursday was another work day for us, however we started the day a little differently.  We hired a truck to take us to a market about 20 minutes away.  At this market was all kinds of foods like beef, pig … Continue reading

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1/5/11

Today we worked on our service projects.  After we went to breakfast we all dispersed.  The architecture group went to the homestay where we’ve set up our makeshift studio.  We’re designing a kitchen right in a kitchen!  The family who … Continue reading

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1/4/11

January 4th Today I decided to be motivated before I went fishing.  I got up at 0500, it was still dark out.  Joel wanted to stay sleeping so I went.  I got outside and there were dogs outside.  I started … Continue reading

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1/3/11

January 3rd Today, I think we made the ultimate compromise between our two cultures.  Suvannee and I sat down together and made a full schedule (with times!) of everything our group would do during our stay in the village.  Hopefully … Continue reading

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1/2/11

Train ride from Bangkok to Ubon. What was really funny is when we all ordered dinner from the cafe, it’s obvious we all have trouble with the language and having Suvannee around only helps so much. So Ashley was having … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Today was a very relaxed day, especially because all the shops in Bangkok were closed for celebration of the New Year. Originally we went to the royal palace but it was decided that it was just too busy to walk … Continue reading

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Friday, December 31st, 2010

It’s hard to believe it is the last day of the year, a time in Vermont when we can count on snow and ice and weather so gray any glimpse of the sun i smet with deep appreciation. Instead of … Continue reading

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Greetings from Thailand!

This year’s trip to Bangkok was definitely the longest trip I’ve ever taken. A huge blizzard hit the northeast, causing both of our flights out of the U.S. to be cancelled. After working with our travel agent we resorted to … Continue reading

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