DUY VU FROM THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TX SHARES HIS SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN BRUNEI ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Monday August 14, 2017 Landscape Visited the Landscape Department and saw how the beautification development from concept to implementation. The Landscape Department is separate from the Parks and Recreation which has their own landscape designer whom I visited a few days ago. Landscape department staff Landscape concept from pencil … Continue reading DUY VU FROM THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TX SHARES HIS SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN BRUNEI ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

STEPHANIE SCAFA FROM THE CITY OF EUGENE, OR SHARES HER SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Week 2 Blog Post: My second week went by so quickly. It seemed like with every day that passed there wasn't quite enough time to do everything because I was scrambling to fit it all in before the fellowship ended. Such an amazing experience, jam packed into two weeks! … Continue reading STEPHANIE SCAFA FROM THE CITY OF EUGENE, OR SHARES HER SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

JAMES DONISON FROM THE TOWN OF HOOKSETT, NH SHARES HIS SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN CAMBODIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Departed from city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia the morning of Monday August 14, 2017 from downtown to the airport taking the local bus.  The city of 2.0M has very limited bus routes, consisting of 3 routes.  The frequency is rather unreliable, however the price is very reasonable at 2500 … Continue reading JAMES DONISON FROM THE TOWN OF HOOKSETT, NH SHARES HIS SECOND WEEK EXPERIENCE IN CAMBODIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

TOBY OLVERA FROM THE COCONINO COUNTY MET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN CHIANG RAI, THAILAND ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Week Two My first week in Thailand participating in the YSEALI exchange program was spent primarily in Bangkok, a large city teeming with ten million residents and countless visitors and tourists. Coming from a county known for the Grand Canyon and its vast rural landscapes, it felt, in many … Continue reading TOBY OLVERA FROM THE COCONINO COUNTY MET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN CHIANG RAI, THAILAND ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

STEPHANIE SCAFA FROM THE CITY OF EUGENE, OR SHARES HER EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Week 1 Blog Post (8/14/17-8/19/17) After the first week of my YSEALI fellowship I realize I am going at a rapid, whirlwind pace! This week flew by and it took me a full three days to fully recover from jet lag. I spent this first week meeting with many … Continue reading STEPHANIE SCAFA FROM THE CITY OF EUGENE, OR SHARES HER EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

SHANNON BINNS FROM SUSTAIN CHARLOTTE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN VIETNAM ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Finding hope and inspiration in Viet Nam On my first morning in Saigon, the headline at the top of the local English newspaper caught my attention:  “Youth are partners in growth, not just beneficiaries.” Intrigued, I turned the page. The article went on to explain that Viet Nam currently … Continue reading SHANNON BINNS FROM SUSTAIN CHARLOTTE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN VIETNAM ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

LAUREL DELMONICO FROM THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, CO SHARES HER EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: First Impressions August 20, 2017 Jakarta On the way back to my hotel after spending the afternoon at the Miniature Park of Indonesia, I asked my hosts what the colors of the Indonesian flag symbolize. You see, I’ve landed the day after the 72nd Indonesian Independence celebration, and the … Continue reading LAUREL DELMONICO FROM THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, CO SHARES HER EXPERIENCE IN INDONESIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

JAMES DONISON FROM THE TOWN OF HOOKSETT, NH SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN CAMBODIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort: Arrived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia late on Saturday August 5, 2017 after a 25 hr. flight from New Hampshire via Atlanta, Georgia and Seoul, South Korea.  The hotel is right on the “Riverwalk” along the Tonle Sap (river) at the confluence of the Mekong River – beautiful location and … Continue reading JAMES DONISON FROM THE TOWN OF HOOKSETT, NH SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN CAMBODIA ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

DUY VU FROM THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TX SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN BRUNEI ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

  YSEALI U.S. Fellow Summer 2017 Cohort:   Sunday August 6, 2017 Travel Day – Hong Kong to Brunei I was introduced early to Brunei hospitality. Flight was exactly one movie length long but was surprised to be served with a hot meal. Landed in Brunei International Airport. YSEALI Alumni and Brunei Environmental Officer, Khaliq … Continue reading DUY VU FROM THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TX SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN BRUNEI ON YSEALI RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE