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Accounts of student experiences

Pre-Departure Meetings

This will be our preparation time in Oshkosh. Class activities will include an overview of our time and further details on each portion of our journey, information about cultural and societal pieces, preparation for giving back to and involvement with the places we are visiting, and final preparations.

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January 12, 2013

January 12, 2013

We arrived in Kuala Lumpur safely!

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January 13, 2013

January 13, 2013

We fed elephants at an elephant sanctuary and explored the Chinese temple, Chin Swee.

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January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013

We met the children of the Nur Salam Center today and toured the Batu Caves.

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January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013

Worked with the beautiful children of the Nur Salam Children's Center, visited an orchid garden, stopped by the old governor's mansion and the king's palace, and ended our day at the Central Market.

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January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013

Today we started our day with the children at the Children's Center and spent the afternoon visiting a Buddhist temple, a Hindu temple, and did some shopping in Little India.

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January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013

We played with the children at Chow Kit, visited two temples, and walked around China Town.

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January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013

Had breakfast at the wet market and travelled to Pangkor Island!

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January 19-20, 2013

January 19-20, 2013

We enjoyed a little rest and relaxation at Pangkor Island.

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January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013

We started our day at the children's center, visited the Islamic Arts Museum, stopped at the Merdeka Square, and ending our day shopping.

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January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013

After working with the children today we stopped at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple, learned about the Befrienders organization, and then visited the Crash Pad.

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January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013

We spent our last day with the children and then had lunch at a Chinese Restaurant. We also visited a Buddhist temple and the Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

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January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013

We listened to a lecture by Dr. Thana, stopped by the king's old palace, and visited a Sikh temple.

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January 25, 2013

January 25, 2013

Our last day in Kuala Lumpur! We ate breakfast at the wet market, hiked Templar park, toured the National Malaysian Museum, and made our way back to Central Market.

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