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

Author Archives: Emily Cox

Rainy Day

Today we had plans to go to a sandbank and have BBQ fish for lunch. We woke up and had breakfast, the same as yesterday’s breakfast. However it started raining and we had to wait for it to clear up …

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Today we climbed the Lions Rock in Sri Lanka called Sigiriya. Words can’t even begin to describe the views from the top. When I researched the fortress I knew there would be a lot of stairs to climb. I definitely …

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Day 3

On our third day in Vietnam we got the opportunity to visit a chocolate company called Dobla. It has been the highlight of my trip so far. It was interesting to learn the history and background of the company. While …

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Day 2

Today has been a very long day. We started out with our presentation at HUFLIT. It was fun to meet local students here in Ho Chi Minh. I enjoyed when the girls sang local Vietnamese songs. It was interesting to …

Posted in 05-May 2017 | 1 Comment