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Laura Konderwich
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A Year in Review
My year in a nutshell: A year ago I was on a plane, heading to all the unknown that Thailand had to offer me. Never in a million years did I imagine that I would experience so many amazing things in one short year. Living, eating, breathing Thai culture. Te...
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Arizona
How does a person know where they are supposed to be? Where should you go to college? Where should you find a job? Where should you settle down? These are questions that I've been thinking about a lot since going to Thailand.  I get nervous thinking about w...
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Koh Rong
The trip to Koh Rong was my first experience with a sleeper
bus.  Luckily Brittany and I sat together
or else I’d have been up, close, and personal with a stranger.   We stopped a few times during the 13 hour
drive since the bus had no toilet.   I
witnessed...
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Siem Reap
Our train left at 5:55 AM from Bangkok and we paid 48 Baht,
or $1.46.  This was the same train as the
last nightmare one we took a couple of months ago.  No AC, just the open windows and the
countryside.  We stopped at the smallest
“train stations” I have e...
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Thai-ed To Thailand
It seems like just yesterday I got off the plane and had a
panic attack when I couldn’t find the people picking me up at the airport in
Bangkok. I was looking around anxiously trying to find my name written on a
piece of paper, but Laura Konderwich was nowh...
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School's Out
It's funny how many things become so familiar after spending only five months in my classroom. I have been thinking of this familiarity, having spent the last two weeks in Chon Buri with more than an abundance of time to think. There has been a lot to think...
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Countdown
It’s
official!  I am flying home to New York
on May 11 th .  After toying
with which flight to choose, I finally went with a flight that will include all
of the luggage that I need to check, and also one that is a short 11 hours of
travel time.  One quick l...
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A Day in the Life
There is no such thing as a typical work week here. 
This is due to all of the holidays and shows that the Thai culture seems
to value a tad bit more than academics. 
These, along with other constant interruptions, force me to be
incredibly flexible with my...
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Oh the Places
It is
getting to that time. The time where I have to begin thinking about the real
world back in America. I thought I would have more time to focus on Thailand
without worrying about the future but, the future is sneaking up on me very quickly. I have
less ...
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