Tag Archives: Culture

Jingle Bells

( I wrote this back in December..) I wasn’t sure what to expect for Christmas this year. I’m back living with my host family and we have been talking for weeks about having a Christmas party at our house. A … Continue reading

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Something about water

What is it about water, being near it, in it, or on it has the ability to make me feel so comfortable, so carefree? I was in a very cranky mood and not feeling well last Sunday. I was tired of … Continue reading

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Khaojeak Making You Smile! เขาเจียกเรียกยิ้ม

Once a year we have Khaojeak Riak Yim. It’s an effort to bring the community together in a fun and educational way. This event is designed and put on by youth with the support of adults. It’s name Khaojeak Riak … Continue reading

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Alumni Link!

The writer for the alumni newsletter was determined to get in contact with me, she sent me messages through my blog, facebook, email, and Peace Corps. Finally a few weeks after her initial contact we were able to chat. She … Continue reading

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Wat Phra Mahathat

 They say you haven’t been to Nakhon Si Thammarat until you’ve gone to Wat Phra Mahathat- วัดพระมหาธาตุวรมหาวิหาร! I can finally say, I’ve been to Nakhon! It’s the Province to the north of Phatthalung.  I hope you enjoy the pictures! According to … Continue reading

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The little things: UNO and Popcorn.

Here’s a little glimpse into my Wednesday morning. My school was closed for two days because 10 students went to compete in various levels of academics in the city. I invited the 3-6 graders to my house to make smoothies and popcorn … Continue reading

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Ages 13-73

Last week some fellow volunteers and I had the chance to visit a rehabilitation center as part of an anti-drug camp. Wat Mai Siyab is a rehabilitation center for males with drug addictions and/or mental illness. We weren’t given any … Continue reading

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