Team arrived to Siem Reap International Airport safely and got a nice welcome by Camp Cambodia staffs before the pickup to their late dinner. Every one were excited and enjoyed their first local meal. AMOK fish or AMOK chicken is the most succesful dish and never fail to satisfy its customers. The long journey from home gave the team members a jetlack and tired. All rushed to the hotel for a good night sleep.

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Welcome by the local children and staffs at camp

On the next day after breakfast at the hotel, team got the pickup to camp Beng Mealea where it is 90 minutes from the world famous temple Angkor Wat. The camp staffs and local children provided a very warm greeting upon arrival. Every one began to make new friends and create new family with camp staffs. Everyday they slept in the mosquito net without airconditioning, early bed time and early morning wakeup call by rooster from the village, make their own breakfast, and walk to the project works. They enjoyed learning the new things, new skills, new experiences, and happy time with local friends.

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Learn making the cement plaster

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Experience applying the cement plaster on the wall

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Continue building the local school rest area

Teach English to local kids in the village

Teach English to local kids in the village

Looking for seeds in the nearby forest

Looking for seeds in the nearby forest

Learn local craft about the bamboo star lantern

Learn local craft about the bamboo star lantern

After the project days in the community, the team made a visit to the world famous temple Angkor Wat, accompanied by a local English speaking tour guide who provides lots information about the history, culture, tradition and others. They returned to their hotel and got the chance to get refreshed and clean, hot shower and airconditioning room. The Phare Cambodian Circus opens the door to welcome the team to see their show. Every one love the show and they said they are happy to recommend it to other groups. Moreover, the night market offers the huge range of souvinir stuffs such Angkor T-shirt, elephant pant, wood or stone carving, painting ..ect.

Group picture at the entry to Angkor Thom ancient city

Group picture at the entry to Angkor Thom ancient city

The central tower Angkor Wat temple

The central tower Angkor Wat temple

After time in Siem Reap City, team took the transfer to Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. A visit to the spider town before Phnom Penh gave them a chance to play with the living tarantular.

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Create the new experience with the spider

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The genocide museum S21 from outside

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He’s one of seven survivors from the Khmer Rough prison

In Phnom Penh they made a visit to the king’s Royal Palace and enjoyed the boat trip along the Mekong River. On the next day, team followed to the genocide museum called S21 (security office 21) and the killing field in Choeung Ek area. These two museums are under protection. Because they have a lot of evidences from the Khmer Rough killing field. It is a horror place for a visit but worth to help people to understand more about the recent history of the country.