Great job Jeroen! Welcome to Isara (Forum). You now have your own thread.
Howdy Jeron! You like to stay busy? Have lots of energy? Sounds like teaching little kids is right up your alley!
Before cruising by Isara, what did you do in Thailand, and before that in Holland? Do you plan on teaching forever and ever? :)
After all my traveling thoughout Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia i was glad to finally settle down in one of my favorite places on this world! Nong khai so to speak! I already did some volunteering at Travel to Teach before (2 months) and personally i don't want to be the grumpy tourist sitting all day in front of the bar staring at thai woman. Volunteering is really what i like to do and its really rewarding! I met kirk and his passion for his organisation dragged me right into it! Thanks alot kirk haha!
Funny that your questioning me about my future plans as a teacher, in september i start an education for becoming a physical activities teacher! And before i was here in Thailand i was (and still am) a volleybal trainer for 2 years!
Welcome to Isara Jeroen. There are certainly enough farangs in Thailand up to no good. That's kind of sad considering how rewarding being "good" is. Helping the kids at Isara will bring you much more joy anyway. Thanks for lending a hand.
June 12, 2010 8:50 PM PDT
the kids here are really lovely! making me happy with every smile on their face! I can't think of the culture shock when i am in front of a class filled with dutch kids haha. I will tell them good stories on how Thai kids behave during class!
@ kirk, hope you like the logo! You can ad your own flavor to it or change it completely, whatever you feel like! :)
June 16, 2010 10:09 PM PDT
Yes I must say Jeroen is a charming lass with very good English skills, sense of humor.. oh and a nice mustache.
June 24, 2010 6:14 AM PDT
Hey kirk and everyone there in my favorite nong khai!
Man i miss you all so much here in Bangkok, tommorow i will take my flight back to holland!
But it feels so incredible weird to just go! after nearly 6 months of traveling and half time of that spending in Nong khai, volunteering! Last few weeks were better than the 5 weeks i spent at Travel to teach, i say it over and over, thank you so much for that kirk. And of course to everyone; thanks for having me and being such a nice people to hang out with!
this is definetely not the last word you heard from me! but for now..
chok dee khrap!!!
June 24, 2010 12:46 PM PDT
:D Thanks Jeroen for helping at the ILC. I know they're going to miss you a lot. :(
June 26, 2010 12:05 AM PDT
Thank you to you too Jeroen. You are so much fun.
Earth(your student)cried to his Mom that you left Nongakhai. :'(
Thank you for help teach the kids, make the nice weather board. You are a great artist and a great singer. We miss you too.
Good luck with a life back in Holland.
Chok dee ka. :)
June 26, 2010 5:30 AM PDT
jeroen! all the kids keep asking where you and anouj are and if you're coming back. hope you had a successful shopping trip in bkk. safe travels home! :)
June 27, 2010 1:46 AM PDT
Good luck Jeroen. shame I've got no one to thrash at ping pong anymore.
June 27, 2010 3:35 AM PDT
Wauw! amazing posts i just read! Thank you all so much!
Ming please tell Earth that i miss him to!
As much as the other students, volunteers, ming and kirk and the ping pong table of course!
Its weird being back in my home after a half year.. for now it still feels like traveling and that in a vew days i will go somewhere else to explore, but i know this is my place for another 3 years!
Thanks for all your replies to me! And kirk, dont worry, i will keep in touch as i made the Isara site as my homepage. Now i will see your face every time i go play on the net!
Chok dee khrap!!