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Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader?

JAPAN | Thu, 11 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [339]

Friday, we met up at the train station at 7:40 to go to the elementary school. In a shocking change of events, everyone who lived in the same apartment all left at the same time and arrived in a group at the train station when we were supposed to.  ... Read more >

Tags: animals, classes, elementary school, library, proverbs, swimming, windows

Having Fun isn't Hard when you have your (hour-long informational library lecture | pointo kaado)

JAPAN | Sat, 23 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [291]

Tuesday’s Survival Japanese began with an hour of discussing travel plans. So I now had the vocabulary to explain why my phone was asking me questions like “Did you have a nice trip in Osaka? Are you ready to fly back to Paris?” (not ... Read more >

Tags: japanese, konbini, library, origami, shampoo, super

Having Fun Isn't Hard When You Have Your Library Card

USA | Sun, 21 Jun 2015 | By kakimono | Views [401]

Thursday was the algebra short course. As with analysis, we were moving on to more advanced material that we might encounter in more detail in a graduate course. It began with a description of Zorn's Lemma, and an application to prove that every proper ... Read more >

Tags: abstract algebra, diagram, library, math, trees

On a Monday Morning

USA | Wed, 17 Jun 2015 | By kakimono | Views [344] | Comments [1]

No one really wanted to get up for analysis on Monday morning. I woke up with my alarm at 7, decided it wasn't happeing, added half an hour to my alarm clock, and fell back asleep. For the first time all program, Dana did not wake up before her alarm ... Read more >

Tags: abstract algebra, analysis, library, math

It's Not Always Math

USA | Tue, 16 Jun 2015 | By kakimono | Views [288]

Though we might all be math majors voluntarily spending our summer at a university for research, none of us wanted to have a review session on Friday night. I mean, a review session was probably necessary, since the example from earlier in the day hadn't ... Read more >

Tags: artichoke, cookies, games, library, playground


MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [358]

 At the end of poli sci on Wednesday, professor Ahmadi showed us the questions that we would need to write about for the final. We had between then and 10:30 the next day to submit the assignment, though it wasn't until around 6:00 that night that ... Read more >

Tags: classes, endings, library, test

Educational Resources - Khati (Part 2)

INDIA | Thu, 3 Apr 2014 | By bonnie | Views [746]

    The new printer is a welcome community addition that needed a 'home'. The library isn't a great spot, thanks to many, many inquisitive little fingers.... So it was decided that the main area of the peAk building was a good central ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumoan himalaya, library, peak, school

Educational Resources - Khati (Part 1)

INDIA | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [825]

In 2013/14 peAk, funded by the Word Nomads Footprints program, provided educational resources in the region. This included financial support for a community teacher, library supplies and educational material for the children of Jatoli School (7km from ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

The 'library'

INDIA | Tue, 18 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [640]

Over the last year peAk's library has worked very successfully in tandem with the government school in Khati. The new working system sees the students attend their morning school assembly at the government school (150 metres away) with the first class ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

peAk - the busy year so far.....

INDIA | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [633]

The World Nomads 'Footprints' program provided finances for peAk's latest educational resource project which was rolled out gradually over the end of 2013 into 2014. PeAk would like to thank both World Nomads and  travelling community for enabling ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

Two travel books inspired by Tibetans in exile

INDIA | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [1070]

In 2010 and 2012 I spent three months (that's the longest visa I could get)  teaching English as a volunteer at Tibet Charity in Dharamshala, India. My students were mostly Tibetans.  Dharamshala is a community dominated by Tibetans in exile, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, library, monkeys, monks, teaching, tibet, yeti

Cyrano at the Folger Shakespeare Library

USA | Sun, 5 Jun 2011 | By kurenai | Views [827]

For some D.C. culture I would highly recommend the Folger Shakespeare Library (which also doubles as a theater). Located centrally on Capitol Hill near the Supreme Court and a short walk away from the Capitol Building this is a place worth popping into ... Read more >

Tags: library, shakespeare, theater, tourist, washington d.c.

First impressions ... Egypt

EGYPT | Mon, 25 Jan 2010 | By robertadiamond | Views [529]

With a belly full of koshary (a traditional made of of rice, macaroni, chickpeas, lentils and chilli) and a few days worth of Egyptian experiences I think it's time to start my travel journal for 2010. I must warn you that previous attempts at online ... Read more >

Tags: drinks, food, fruit, library, people, pyramids


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