We started our day by visiting the preschool. We were greeted by strange looks and a few crying children who were scared by the foreigners. For most, if not all, of these children, it was the first time seeing a foreigner, specifically an American. So, it made sense as to why many of them […]
Archives for August 2019
Today was our first day of work at the Bangragum Health Promotion Hospital. It is about 40 minutes away from our hotel. We met all the important health care officials, and because of our language class yesterday, we were able to introduce ourselves in Thai! During our meeting, the hospital treated us to fresh coconuts. […]
We started off our day having breakfast in the hotel, which will be routine for the next two weeks. The breakfast provides a wide array of food to cater to both American and Asian tastes. From there, we headed upstairs to our language class. During this class, we learned “survival language”, meaning phrases that we […]
After a long, but pleasant flight, Ihave finally arrived in Thailand. My group and I had a layover in Zürich, Switzerland before our flight to Bangkok. We decided to head into the main station which was about 15 minutes away from the airport. However, it took us about two hours to work our way through the […]
This week on Little Cayman we finalized our presention for our research project at CCMI. Our research consisted of assessing the health of the coral species Acropora cervicornis. We also got to watch the release of green sea turtle hatchlings under the stars last night.
This week has been great! I was finally able to test the perfusion system I have been building for most of the summer and it worked great!(pictured is an early model of the tubing system, in my next post I will post a picture of the finished product!) We had to overcome some obstacles along […]