Archives for March 2015
Bula (Hello in Fijian) to all our friends and families back in America!
GCP Fiji has been up to a lot since Taylor’s last post. We have spent the past 2 days on the island of Kioa staying with our host families. The community on the island ... Continue Reading Fiji Update….Kioa and Suva
Day 02 written by Adriana Myers: Philippines ROCK! Day 03: Today we woke up bright and early (3:30am) to take a flight to Dumaguete. As soon as we arrived at the airport we were in awe by the beauty surrounding us. We were met by Dani's family and ... Continue Reading Philippines rock!
Day 03: Today we had the honor to meet Governor Roel Degamo of Negros Oriental. Before entering his office Fritz prepped us with a mind boggling discussion on politics and our role as young leaders in the community. Each of us got the chance to ... Continue Reading Philippines: Clear and Copious
We started our day at the Selanger Pewter Company. We learned that tin is mined in Malaysia and pewter contains 97% tin. We were taken on a tour, and got to see first hand how pewter products are made. Additionally, we donned our "school of hard ... Continue Reading Malaysia day 3
In about 30 minutes we will be heading to our next destination - the sandy, coastal shores of Sihanoukville. Looking back on our first two days seems like looking back on a few weeks. With the help of our guide we have explored so much of the ... Continue Reading Reflections on our time in…
Today, we visited the countryside and had lunch with a family living in the countryside. Life in the city is much different from that in the countryside. The countryside is laid back and you see people relaxing under the cool shade discussing, having ... Continue Reading A day in the countryside…
After a good night's sleep, we hit the ground running. We began our day at FRIM, Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. This is a man made forest just on the outskirts of the city Kuala Lumpur (KL) used primarily for research. All enjoyed hiking and ... Continue Reading Malaysia day 2
Day 00: We finally headed out to embark on our much anticipated 14 hour and 19 minute flight to Seoul followed by a 4 hour flight to Manila. Sounds like torture- but you can't go wrong with complimentary wine and a superb movie collection. By the ... Continue Reading Philippines