Spring 2010

February 23, 2010

Serving/Accompanying Across Cambodia

Between Friday and this morning (Tuesday), all 19 Cambodian SSTers ventured out to their service assignments, and they are now scattered in all four directions across Cambodia….

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February 22, 2010

The final week of our SST Cambodia Phnom Penh program, which overlapped with the Chinese New Year, ended Thursday. Over the last 10 days of the program…

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February 15, 2010

Sunday Evening’s Family Event

Sunday evening we celebrated the first half of SST, and especially the graciousness of our hosts, with students’ families. About 85 people, including all of the students…

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February 13, 2010

Dancing the Day Away

Khmer teacher Prum Sisopantha offered students one of their most entertaining and practical lectures Wednesday afternoon this week, helping students through some of the most basic steps…

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February 13, 2010

Weekend Village Studies

All 19 Cambodia SSTers fanned out across the provinces Friday and Saturday this week, getting a taste for independent, small-group travel and for provinical life. In many…

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February 8, 2010

Textile Factory Field Trip

Monday afternoon we heard about the textile industry from Anne Ziebarth, a legal consultant for Better Factories Cambodia, an organization that monitors working conditions for textile factories…

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February 8, 2010

Trip to Kep and Rabbit Island

Over the weekend, we had our final group trip/exploration to Rabbit Island off the southwestern coast of Cambodia. It was a 3 1/2-hour trek by bus, so…

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February 2, 2010

Adventure to Kampong Phluck

Among the most memorable parts of the Siem Reap field trip was Saturday’s grand adventure to Kampong Phluck, a village built on 20-foot stilts right along the…

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February 2, 2010

Visiting Angkor Wat

One of the highlights of the SST Cambodia experience is visiting the ancient temples of the Angkor Wat temple complex, the subject of much academic study and…

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February 2, 2010

Skuon and Siem Reap

Given the zestiness of the Siem Reap field trip, we’ll post three different blogs about that experience. This first blog includes photos of Skuon, the spider village…

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