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The Korca Beer Festival

I’m not a big fan of beer, but the Korca Beer Fest was a great excuse to spend some time with other volunteers, explore the beautiful city of Korca, and relax out of site! 791 more words

Champa's Projects

Composting. Arts and crafts. Helping kids with special needs.

These are just some of the things Champa has been doing here when she isn’t teaching English at her school. 239 more words

Around the World and Back Again

I recently used some of my annual leave to travel back home to Vermont and attend my great-grandmother’s 90th birthday in October.

The travel around the world (from the time I left my room in Bohol to the time I walked through the door of my family home) took over 48 hours via van, tryke, taxi, plane(s), and car, with pit-stops in Manila, Tokyo, Detroit, and Burlington. 864 more words

Peace Corps


To live… to live would be an awfully big adventure.”

I used to feel like my life was so small. The circle of people and things that I cared about was cramped and lonely, but it was a known entity.

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Peaks & Valleys, Vol. 3 feat. Caitlin Elder

Rae Richards, 129 TCCS

Welcome to a new column meant to explore the highs and lows of Peace Corps volunteer life—in Thailand and beyond! Each month, we will highlight a current Peace Corps volunteer somewhere in the world and interview them about the best and most difficult experiences that they have had in the last month. 2,056 more words