Peace Works Travel Blog

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Investigative Journalism - Greetings from Xieng Khuang!

Here in the dusty highlands of Laos we have been most fortunate to meet and interview a range of courageous UXO survivors. Students reviewed their biographies in advance, crafted interview questions, and practiced the nuanced art of eliciting the sought-after story from a willing, but pain-stricken, subject.The results of our split group of six students were most impressive. Kayengs villageUpon arriving… [Read Full Article]
Education Travel,Laos Student Trips,Live Learn Travel
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Santa Barbara Schools - Mekong Delta

Team Building & Fun on the Mekong DeltaBy BeaToday, all of the girls went out early to begin what would be everyone's first time washing their nasty clothes...the Vietnamese way.  The girls went first.Step 1: Throw all your revolting, sweat-ridden clothes into a big bowl and make detergent rain on it, while adding water.Step 2:  Mush around your clothes with your… [Read Full Article]
Live Learn Travel,PWT Guest Bloggers,Vietnam Student Trips
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Santa Barbara School - A Day on the Mekong

A Day In Pictures [Read Full Article]
Global Education,Live Learn Travel,PWT Guest Bloggers
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Santa Barbara Schools - March 25

Mekong Delta - By MalayaI believe that this has to be one of the busiest days on this trip so far. There were so many new experiences and thoughts.  It all started with a friendly competition (sort of a camp team building experiment, except much more entertaining, in my opinion) in the local floating market.  We were split up into… [Read Full Article]
Global Education,Live Learn Travel,Vietnam Student Trips
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Investigative Journalism - Day Two

We are in the highlands of Laos, landed in Xieng Khuang yesterday. After lunch, we went to the Plain of Jars which was made altogether more eerie by the ambient clouds and fiery sun descending over the valley.Kids are doing great, though we are all a bit exhausted. We will be settled here for a few days so we can… [Read Full Article]
Global Education,Laos Student Trips,Live Learn Travel