Entries in #culture (8)


Week 9 - Hello  Vietnam

We were then back on the bus for another 3 hours where we had the chance to take in the greenery of Vietnam...

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Since arriving 6 weeks ago I have eaten many different Asian dishes. I have managed to eat western food only once which was McDonalds out of convenience. It will be peculiar not eating noodle soup or omelet on rice for breakfast everyday back in the U.K.

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The Angkor Wat  Temples

Angkor Wat is one of the top places to visit whilst in Cambodia and for a good reason. It's listed as the seventh wonder of the world and is a national treasure of Cambodia.

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Speaking The Local Language

When going abroad to non-English speaking countries it can be very tempting to rely on local people speaking English instead of attempting to learn a few words of the local language yourself. It’s interesting how English is often used in Thailand between two non-native English speakers to understand each other.

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A Meeting With A Buddhist Monk 

Leaves rustle as the dry air stirs above Wat Chedi Luang, a buddhist temple and monastary based around the ancient ruins of the massive Chedi Luang which was laid low by an earthquake in 1545. The Frontier volunteer group has the chance to speak to a buddhist monk.

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