Category: Travel

Visa Extension Trip

Since we only had visas for 70 days, we had to leave Myanmar. The nearest and cheapest country to fly was Thailand. The plan was to fly to Bangkok and return, applying for a visa on arrival for another 70 days. The organization told us that she will give us all the necessary documents and […]

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My life in the monastery

I have been living in Myanmar for more than 2 months, where I work as a volunteer English teacher. I am not a native speaker and I have never studied English teaching. I’m just a little extraordinary boy from Slovakia who decided to step out of his comfort zone and do something for himself and […]

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Treasure Mountain Pagoda

Again, the weekend is here and with him our next trip. This time we spoke to Dr. Lauwi (he is not a real doctor, just operate the monastery clinic) an we negotiated that we’re going on a hike. Everything has already been agreed (here it means nothing: D). The day before the trip to us […]

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Trip to Pindeya

Another weekend, another trip. Today we went to Pindeya. The main attraction was to see a huge spider in a Pindeya cave. The journey to Pindeya took us more than 4 hours. We left at 5:00 in the morning to be able to visit all places. As always with two lorries. But beware this time […]

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Trip to Samka Lake

This week is another group of international with us in the monastery. They are volunteers from the same organization as us. They are here only for 12 days and their project is about helping in the monastery. They help in the monastery kitchen, in the construction of a new dormitory, on a farm, in a […]

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Kayah State

Our second trip with our students was Kayah State. As we did during our first trip, we also fitted into 2 vans. The girls were sitting in the cargo area and the guys on the roof. We left early in the morning. Maybe not so early, 7:30. Because after a long discussion the day before […]

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