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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring South East Asia

Thursday, Feb. 19: The Final Countdown It may be cliché to say that everything seemed to go by too quickly, but there really is no other way to say it. Our trip took advantage of every minute of the day. While the days seemed long, in hindsight the trip went by all too fast. Each one of us made new… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, February 24th, 2014

Francis Parker - Vietnam 2014

Day 12: There and Back AgainThe last two weeks have, undoubtedly, been a life-changing experience for every Francis Parker student in this group. Not only have we broadened our horizons culturally, but we also have grown as individuals and gained a better global understanding as well as understanding of self.When our group arrived in Vietnam we all had our expectations… [Read Full Article]
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Friday, February 21th, 2014

Francis Parker - Vietnam 2014

Day 11: Saigon and EnvironsReconciliation is a complicated yet necessary part of humanity.  Being able to let go of the past and stay focused on the future makes living in the present easier and more enjoyable.  It is often a challenge for people to move on, especially when it comes to war.  Today we had the privilege of witnessing the… [Read Full Article]
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Friday, February 21th, 2014

Francis Parker - Vietnam 2014

Day 10:  Saigon Our first full day in Saigon came and went like the speeding motorbikes that surround us. In the midst of great economic development, rapid industrialization and a global outlook, we discovered flourishing religious sites as well as efforts to redefine violence from the recent past.         After an early breakfast, we journeyed to the Cathedral of Notre… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Francis Parker - Vietnam 2014

Day 10 Photo HighlightsIn the morning, we briefly visited a pagoda that blends the religions of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. We saw people burning incense in front of shrines of the Buddha or a renowned Confucian scholar, while Taoists brought turtles to put in the pagoda's pond in order to atone for their sins.After the pagoda, we proceeded to the… [Read Full Article]
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