Candle Festival, Nan, and ASEAN

Overview// During my second week in KPP, I participated in the Ubon Ratchathani Candle festival, went on a trip with my host family, and dressed up for ASEAN day at my school. Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival On July 25, 2018, I made merit to monks at school with the help of my friends, host family,... Continue Reading →

First Week in Kamphaengphet

Overview // My first week in Kamphaengphet was nothing short of magical. I met my host family, friends, and got to know my community better by volunteering. I also went rice farming for the first time! First Day - July 13th // The first time I rode down the street that I now walk multiple... Continue Reading →

Language Camp

Overview// On July 8th-12th, 2018, the YES cohort attended an intensive Thai language camp hosted by Dhurakij Pundit University in Nonthaburi. We learned so much in such a short time and we were especially lucky to be the first YES Thailand cohort to have this incredible opportunity. Two amazing AFS interns and now, our friends,... Continue Reading →

Arrival Camp

Overview// The AFS Thailand arrival camp was hosted in Nonthaburi from July 4th-8th. We made friends with students from all around the world, as well as AFS Thailand returnees and staff. First Day in Thailand// We were greeted at the airport in Bangkok in the afternoon by AFS staff & returnees. We were the first... Continue Reading →

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