Missouri State University
A blog about participants’ anticipations and apprehension before, during and after the program.

Author Archives: C Pham

Day 5 by Jimmy

Today was a fun day. We awoke early and set out for the Saigon Beer factory for a tour. It was a very hot day; the sweat started rolling in almost immediately. The factory was even hotter than outside, so

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Day 4 by Jimmy

Today we went to an international engineering firm on the north side of the city. It was interesting to see other parts of the city, especially all the temples that lie on the north side. At the Royal Haskoning, we

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Making Progress

Instead of waking up at 2:50 am, I now get up at 4:00 am.  My body is adjusting to the time difference. Yesterday was a free day for all to rest or explore the city on their own. I believe

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Day 3 blog by Jimmy Oslica

By Jimmy Oslica We had a very fun night last night on the town with the local students. We went into a bar called hair of the dog on a brightly lit street that they explained was their bar district.

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BEEP BEEP BEEP

By Jimmy Oslica The beeping sounds of motor carts are prominent amongst the city streets as a sea of cars and carts intertwine in an endless stream of traffic. The way people drive is one of the most fascinating things

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Good morning!!

Yes, I know it’s only 2:50 am on Tuesday local time, but I can’t go back to bed. I had thought if I could just lie down, I would sleep until the morning and possibly skip breakfast. Well, it didn’t

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