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interNational Express!

This week we have all been very busy with our project work! With some of the group continuing work on a grey water system in Muhaka meanwhile others have been working on a similar system at Camp Kaya. The work has been challenging in the heat, however we are all excited to finish off our respective projects.åÊ The grey water systems at the community owned forest camp at Kaya will be used to naturally clean the shower water and reuse...

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Tadika… Ta Dah!

In the past 3 months, Safuan, our architect intern from Arkitrek have been working on our long term plans for a more sustainable and environmental friendly /green building project at all of our Camps in Borneo by continuing work experiment on bio-crete brick mix on site apart from working on the final phases of the Community Centre at Camp Bongkud. At the final stage of his intership, this report is invaluable to us hoping we finally get the right mix...

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It’s a Family Life at Camp Tsavo

When it rains in the tropics, it really rains! Don't get me wrong, we are not complaining - quite the contrary. But as with all good things, there is always a challenge and our gappers in Tanzania this April certainly hand their hands full and their socks soaked. Tommie accounts what it takes to defy the odds...They might have just been a handful but they managed to leave a mark behind. Choosing to come out during the rainy season was...

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From the Field

Here‰Ûªs some more pictures taken on Wednesday this week! The road to the homestay: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"336","height":"448","alt":""}}]] Front view of home: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"448","height":"336","alt":""}}]] Community working hard ‰ÛÒ pulling wheel barrel filled with bricks up to kitchen area: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"336","height":"448","alt":""}}]] Back view of home: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"448","height":"336","alt":""}}]] Living room: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","alt":""}}]] Kitchen: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","alt":""}}]] Side view: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"448","height":"336","alt":""}}]] Toilet & shower: [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"336","height":"448","alt":""}}]]

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Happy Feet Campaign Launched!

Ok so I am driving my daughters back from school and have made a tactical purchase of kids magazines to keep things calm in the back seat. My oldest wanted the Hannah Montana mag with Justin Bieber (the one with his hair on back to front) feature but I bought her the National Geographic Kids.....good to start them early. Long story short, a great spot from a 7 year old and quote "Dad - the guys in my mag are...

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Chaos Theory

Cambodia's rainy season is in full swing but that does mean that our camp at Beng Mealea is looking amazing with some fantastically colourful flowers and lush greenness and it has become a Tropical Gap Year Garden. When flying into Siem Reap you'd be forgiven for thinking the the whole area was flooded, but it is in fact just the padi fields stretching for as far as the eye can see with their intricate drainage systems designed to keep the...

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