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Monday, March 31th, 2014

Westridge School - Vietnam 2014

A group of 17 students and 3 chaperones from Westridge School explore Vietnam on a Peace Works Travel regional exploration of Southern Vietnam beginning in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).  Combining cultural awareness, adventure travel, insider's access to living historians, community service and analytical reflection, this one-of-a-kind educational trip will empower students to understand the causes and consequences of America's… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Emma Willard School in Siem Reap, Cambodia, March 2014

Arrival at Siem Reap Airport, CambodiaWheel chair building exercise at Metta Karuna Center.Sunrise at Angkor Wat.Photos from our visit to Angkor Wat.Group photo at Angkor Wat.All photographs courtesy of Emma Willard travelers. [Read Full Article]
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Monday, March 24th, 2014

Emma Willard School Exploring Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Daniela and Josephine in Phnom PenhDaniela and Josephine at the Royal Palace.Claire, Josephine and Abby in the Royal Palace garden.Our Guest House in Phnom PenhOut and about in Phnom PenhCambodia Living Arts performance at the National MuseumCooking Lessons and SwimmingVisit to the Tonle Bati Seametrey Children's Center.On to Siem Reap next!All photographs courtesy of Emma Willard travelers. [Read Full Article]
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Monday, March 24th, 2014

Cambodia Alive! … Emma Willard School, March 2014

A group of sixteen students and two chaperones from Emma Willard School in upstate New York headed off to Cambodia on a 'people to people' exploration of the country's history and emerging cultural renaissance.First stop, Taipei.We made it to Cambodia, just outside the airport andeager for the adventure to begin!Images of Phnom Penh.Exploring the city via tuk tuks!Our fantastic chaperones!Lunch… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

With historic cities dating back five centuries, pristine beaches and low crime, the Central American country may be the next Costa Rica.By Rosemary McClureMarch 7, 2014, 3:05 p.m.GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun… [Read Full Article]
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