Posts Tagged with "teaching english"

Backpacker Video Diaries: A Traditional Good Luck Ceremony in Laos

Monday, November 29, 2010

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Backpacker Video Diaries: A Traditional Good Luck Ceremony in Laos

After teaching English to local children in a small village outside Luang Prabang in Northern Laos, Courtney, Kaberly, Danielle and Jacqui are asked to take part in a traditional Laotion ceremony. They are thanked for helping the students and blessed with good luck for their onward travels. A 'Baci Ceremony' only occurs once a year and the girls were overwhelmed and honoured to be a part of such an incredible cultural experience. Watch the video of their special travel moment here!

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Backpacker Video Diaries: Teaching English in Luang Prabang, Laos

Monday, November 15, 2010

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Backpacker Video Diaries: Teaching English in Luang Prabang, Laos

Four girls backpacking in Southeast Asia visit a small village where they teach English to a group of local children. Flash cards, enthusiastic students, dancing and even a chicken in the class! Watch Courtney, Kaberly, Jacqui and Danielle at work in the classroom on their first few days. Take a look around the village of 'Baan Phov Mok' and see the children take Danielle across a river and to a nearby waterfall for an adventurous field trip!

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Escape from the ‘real’ world. Could you backpack forever?

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Escape from the ‘real’ world. Could you backpack forever?

For many, travelling is the ‘time of your life,’ an inspiring, fun-filled adventure that happens once in a life time. Something you ‘get out your system’ before resuming your position in the ‘real world.’ But what if you decided you’d rather not go back to the ‘real world’? An interesting idea, but a far-fetched fantasy! Or is it?

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