Vietnam Workcamp Update II

After our amazing but brief few days in Saigon it was time for a change of scenery and the next leg of our Vietnamese adventure. On Monday, January 9, after Mass, breakfast and some time cleaning up our lodgings we left for K’long. The bus trip took us most of the day and the highlight was certainly the incredible scenic landscapes provided by the Central Highlands of Vietnam. A close second to...
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Vietnam Workcamp Update I

It is late on our last night in Ho Chi Minh City [Saigon]. Tomorrow we leave early in the morning for the 7 hour bus ride to K’long, a small country town near Dalat. These past few day have been non-stop; we will appreciate the trip and take it as an opportunity to catch our breath, hopefully some sleep, and savour some of the fantastic memories from the past few days since we arrived in this...
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Vietnam Workcamp 2012 Update

The Vietnam Workcamp 2012 is fast approaching. The group of 16 are busily fundraising, applying for passports and visas and getting vaccinations in preparation for what will no doubt be a wonderful trip. The flights are booked and the 16 young Australians eagerly awaiting Jan 3 are: Tim Shearer, Sebastian James, Fr Felix Navarro, Andrew Beard, Matthew Macgill, Michael Buhagiar, Matthew Lennon,...
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Carols by Candlelight

You are invited to celebrate the magic of Christmas with song at the 2011 Nairana’s Carols by Candlelight.  Every year similar events occur throughout the world and this beloved tradition that has a long and proud history, will be adopted by Nairana and the night promises to be as vibrant and captivating as ever. Bring your family and friends to Nairana, and celebrate the Christmas Season! The...
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Fiji Workcamp 2011 Report

In January of 2011, 26 Australians ventured to the village of Vuake, on a small island in Fiji, to complete three very challenging projects. The first project was the construction of a toilet block, including four showers, four toilets and four sinks. This toilet block was intended to service the children of Nasomolevu Catholic School and was to be built adjacent to an existing dormitory where...
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