Wednesday
Jan102018

New Year, New Trail! - Week  One

I am the new ethical trail leader for the South-East Asia journey starting in January. I am from the Netherlands. My journey travelling to Thailand started two days before the end of year. I arrived on the last day of 2017. I had an early night and ran in the New Year with a typical Dutch dish called Oliebollen and a good night sleep. So Happy New Year, wherever you are!

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Hello  Vietnam!

This week we arrived in a new country. After spending a month in Cambodia volunteering, it’s a nice change to be on the move again.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

The Different Sides of  Tourism

As I have been traveling with the group and often in my past travels, I start to think about tourism in a few different lights. Obviously I continue to travel and love the exposure to new cultures. Ultimately I believe that with more introductions to people that come from different backgrounds than  myself, the world will be a better place with more peace and understanding.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Busy Night Life on the  Trail

The constant bustling of people, the intoxicating aroma of street food or a cry for a tuk tuk is what comes to mind “when the sun goes down” to quote Alex Turner of the Artic Monkeys.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Teaching on the Trail

With an estimated statistic of 45% of Cambodian children dropping out of primary schoo, and with more than 20% repeating a grade - it is not presumptuous to assume that education within Cambodia is at a concerning level.

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