Educational Adventures in Cambodia and Nepal

Local Living in the North

Day 1 > Siem Reap Welcome to Cambodia! Arrival at Siem Reap Airport and transfer to reflection centre. Evening orientation* Learning focus: Orientation; preparing and setting intentions.

Day 2 Siem Reap Introduction to Cambodia’s 20th century history with visits to Siem Reap Killing Fields and Landmine Museum. Learning focus: Khmer Rouge history and its impact on modern day Cambodia. The on-going trials and ideas of ‘justice’

Day 3 Siem Reap Mighty Temples of Angkor and visit to the Phare Social Enterprise Circus. Learning focus: Ancient Khmer history and religion. Mass tourism at world heritage sites

Day 4 > Samrong Morning meeting with education NGO. Transfer to rural town of Samrong (approx. 2 hrs) Learning focus: (Challenges to) education and the experience of young people in Cambodia

Day 5 > Banteay Chmar Meeting with environmental activist monk. Transfer to rural homestay community (approx. 2 hrs). Learning focus: Challenges to environmental conversation in Cambodia; deforestation and logging

Day 6 Banteay Chmar Learning about village life and taking part in research project. Learning focus: Daily life in a Cambodian village. Community tourism & voluntourism, incl. pros/cons

Day 7 > Home Traditional blessing followed by reflections. Transfer to Siem Reap (approx. 3 hrs) and departure* Learning focus: Reflections and transference

*Itineraries may vary subject to departure and arrival times

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