Category: Volunteering

Tea Plantation Outside Udupussullawa, Sri Lanka

The Revolution Starts Now

The day I turned forty-five, almost exactly double my age since the last birthday I celebrated in Sri Lanka, a bus weaved us along the narrow ridges that lead to Sri Lanka’s hill country. We were volunteering for …

Monks at Enkorsai Pagoda, Siem Reap, Cambodia

At School in Cambodia

On my second trip to Cambodia, fourteen years after the first, the temples of Angkor still astounded. The scale of the vision, the intricacy of the architecture, the skill of the artisanship. For five hundred years, Cambodia controlled …