Category: Volunteering

Life of Government Students in Monastery

In this article, I will try to give you a closer look of the basic day and life in the monastery from the perspective of Government Students. So, in an interview with 3 brave volunteers, whom I chose not so randomly, I gathered the following information :D. I would also like to point out that […]

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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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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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Stone Dam Ancient Heritage Tin Yoe

On my next weekend, I decided to do something again. I had nothing planned in advance because my coordinator obviously didn’t want to go anywhere. But on Thursday Weekend morning, I managed to talk to him and convinced him for a small trip. Tin Yoe Ancient Heritage. My plan was to go by car or […]

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Monastery farm.

A local monk decided to send me and my students to the monastery farms and pick some vegetables. We should have started right after breakfast. It has been raining since morning (as unusual, it is the rainy season). Everybody was skeptical that we would not go anywhere but we went despite the rain. The farm […]

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Inle lake

Finally came the first pre-sabbath day and with him our weekend. Because in these months there are free days at sabbath and pre-sabbath days and at weekends. In principle, their month and free days are tied to the moon cycle and not to the weeks until October. With the monk who is responsible for us, […]

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