“Muan” is a Lao expression that can be translated as “joy”.
It was Friday, 9 November 2018. The sun had just disappeared and a light breeze blew through the bungalow of the three German volunteers Dilara, Nicole, and Patricia. The … Read more Read more
The alarm in Natalie’s and my – Anja’s – room goes off for the first time… one quick move to switch it off and here we go… five more minutes of sleep before we have to make our … Read more Read more
When I think about the last two weeks, there are hundreds of different things coming to my mind: Lots of unfamiliar yet tasty Lao food, Lao people smiling at us, I hear children greeting us with “Good morning” – even … Read more Read more
Although we are huge “foodies”1 ourselves, we did not know what to expect of Lao food. We wanted to surprise ourselves and are happy to say we were positively astonished.2 In general Lao food is comparable to … Read more Read more
When we arrived at the airport in Vientiane and walked out of the door, the LGTC volunteers of Team VI, i.e. Tasja and Anna, were already waiting for us. First of all, we got settled in our new … Read more Read more
Perhaps you have seen our names on the Team VI page already: We are Anna Hajek and Tasja Reule, and together we are responsible for teaching different levels of English to different learner groups at the Lao-German Technical College… Read more Read more