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Killing time in the Pacific Northwest

I hadn’t planned much for the time in between the road trip ending on Wednesday 6th September and my flight to Hawaii on 15th September. I spent a night of pure luxury in the airport hotel where the road trip ended, before having a massive empty out and re-pack of my luggage. 861 more words


Luang Prabang, Laos.

Out of all my travels over the past couple of months, I think Luang Prabang is probably one of only a couple of places i.e towns or cities, in which I haven’t really met any other travellers and / or locals or had any relevant or meaningful social interactions with anyone apart from the hotel staff and the odd, brief chat here and there with people. 1,317 more words


Vang Vieng - Laos

I arrived in Vang Vieng in the dark.

When you arrive at a place in the dark, you cannot, of course, see the surrounding area or countryside. 1,498 more words

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A Winter Week in Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald is a mountain ski town in the Swiss Alps, not to be confused with the dark wizard of the same name fromĀ Harry Potter… 1,438 more words


Vientiane, Laos

After recovering from my hangover after our night out in Nong Khai, Thailand, I woke up in Laos refreshed and with a spring in my step. 1,736 more words

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Welcome baby Shemesh... baby #15

Wednesday 3rd January brought us our 15th baby of the season, baby Shemesh! Shemesh is Hebrew for ‘Sun’, the little fluff ball was named by an ex volunteer Yuval’s friend. 264 more words

Welcome baby Elliot... baby #14

On Friday 29th December brought us a new baby boy, Elliot.

Elliot is the oldest baby we’ve had at the foundation this baby season. At roughly 3.5 – 4 months old, Elliot’s story is a bit different from the rest. 736 more words