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Hey Hongi Team!
In just one short week we will all be meeting as a group for the first time in the LAX airport, about to hop on a (very… Read More
Cheers, Hongi 2018! We did it!
Somehow, December 6th came and went. It feels like just a few days ago that we were all circling up (in the first of… Read More
Today is the long whispered about December 6th, 2018. A few hours ago we all sat together in the sunny Christchurch Botanical Gardens, making jokes about all the… Read More
Part I: One Last Sunrise Before The Journey Home
By OE’s Adam & Mandy
It’s six o’clock in the morning (queue Lily Allen & T-pain) and the voice above is… Read More
Marin and Sky
A Koro Kind of Goodbye
Greetings from the Koro group! For our final week of our big adventure, we spent time reflecting at Prema Shanti,… Read More
Three months ago 7 strangers met in the San Francisco airport to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Today, our journey has come to an end, and we depart… Read More
We came. We saw. We experienced. Not many people can say they traveled across India for three months with total strangers but we did it. We explored the culture, we… Read More
A day for Emily:
Snuggled up under my wool blanket, I am awoken by my host family chatting away in Hindi. I open my eyes and absorb the soft glow… Read More
In our final week of our long journey through the South Pacific, we were lucky enough to stay on the Hart Family Farm and spend time with our amazing hosts… Read More
Friends & Family!!
The trip may be coming to an end, but the adventures are definitely not winding down quite yet. Before coming Whenua Iti Outdoors, we spent a day… Read More
Katie and Charlotte on what it like to teach in a small village in India.
Katie- This last week we got to spend our time working at an all girls… Read More
Over the course of the last week Hongi 2018 had the privilege of learning from and living with the Maori people. My main takeaway from the experience is that people… Read More
In the past week we all worked diligently to earn our PADI open water scuba diving certification. The first two days were split between learning scuba skills in the classroom… Read More
Kia Ora everyone!
This week us Walkabout students were in full control. It was student directed travel! With the budget that we were given, we were able to pick the… Read More
After the trek we quickly came back to civilization. We had a long travel day to Amritsar where we stayed for two days. We explored around the Golden Temple and… Read More
Its crazy to think that after this week we only have two more weeks left. I can’t thank Carpe Diem enough for giving me such a great opportunity with the… Read More
We have just finished an amazing yet tiring week of student directed travel. Over the past three days we have spent fifteen hours in vans and three on… Read More
These Rocks Rock!
During our time that we traveled in the outback we visited three big rocks… to sum it up. Our fiery tour guide, Gus, who has great music… Read More
G’day from the Koro Crew!
To introduce ourselves to our new home for the month, Australia, we explored and worked in endangered habitats with the wonderful people at Conservation Volunteers… Read More