Category Archives: WT 13

First day of class

This is the first day. Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on First day of class

January 19

The morning of January 19th was an early one. The class met in the lobby of the prestigious, yet hip, Pullman Hotel Bangkok G to start an adventure they would never forget. Upon boarding the bus, students were buzzing about … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on January 19

January 14th and 15th- Travel Day and First Full Day in Siem Reap

January 14th On January 14th, the group was chomping at the bit to get to Siem Reap early enough to enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the pool that the hotel offered. The plan was to leave Phnom Penh at 6:30am … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on January 14th and 15th- Travel Day and First Full Day in Siem Reap

January 14th and 15th- Travel day and first full day in Siem Reap

On January 14th, the group was chomping at the bit to get to Siem Reap early enough to enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the pool that the hotel offered. The plan was to leave Phnom Penh at 6:30am expecting the … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on January 14th and 15th- Travel day and first full day in Siem Reap

Angkor Wat and ATV Trip (Thursday, January 16th)

Today we continued our tour of Angkor, the 400 square kilometer archeological site in Cambodia. Angkor is about 5-6 kilometers from Siem Reap. We visited the most famous temple of South East Asia, Angkor Wat, meaning “Temple City” or “City … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on Angkor Wat and ATV Trip (Thursday, January 16th)

Mekong Delta and Phnom Penh

On our last day in Vietnam, we traveled to Mekong Delta, a region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River is located. Before we reached our meeting point to get on the boats to cruise around and explore the river, … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on Mekong Delta and Phnom Penh

Traveling to and Touring Around Hong Kong

January 3 – January 5, 2014               Despite a severe winter storm hitting the northeast the night before our scheduled departure to Hong Kong, everyone was able to make our 2 pm flight on Friday, January 3rd.  After boarding … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Tagged , | Comments Off on Traveling to and Touring Around Hong Kong

The Museum to End All Museums

I earlier stated that ACMI was one of the greatest museums I have ever been to. I was right. However, Te Papa, the museum in Wellington, New Zealand is easily the best museum I have ever been to. It was … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Comments Off on The Museum to End All Museums

Holy Lord, I Have Been to Isengard

I love the Lord of the Rings. Seriously, I love them. So much. It is sort of ridiculous. One of the most appealing aspects of this Study Abroad to me was the fact that we were going to be able … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Comments Off on Holy Lord, I Have Been to Isengard

Conflicting Tribal Viewpoints

One of the most intriguing things that I have learned on this Study Abroad was that there was two different views on the tribal peoples of Australia and New Zealand, depending on the country that you are in.  Australia has … Continue reading
Continue Reading

Comments Off on Conflicting Tribal Viewpoints