It’s my last week in the village and I’m feeling nostalgic so I thought I’d take everyone on a trip down memory lane. Here’s some photos from my first year in Peace Corps Thailand.
January 2009-March 2009: Oh the days of language training. I was supposed to be listening to directions in Thai to find a bag of candy.
March 2009: Trip with my PST (pre service training) host family to see the monkeys in Lopburi.
April 2009: First month at site and first Song Kran.
May 2009: Met up with volunteers for the Stripes v. Argyle Bowling Tournament
June 2009: School field trip to an agriculture fair
July 2009: School field trip to the Sukothai Historical Park
August 2009: Discovered a cave during the peak of my “I-like-to-take-ridiculously-long-bike-rides-on-the-weekends” phase
September 2009: First trip down south, one of many terrible sunburns
October 2009: Loy Kratong festival comes early
November 2009: Helped out at a volunteer’s No Smoking Camp
December 2009: Spent Christmas alone at site baking and watching holiday movies
January 2010: First visitor from home!
February 2010: Helped at a Business and Technology Training
April 2010: Celebrated the end of my first school year with a trip to Vietnam
and Chiang Mai