Wild Guizhou
Wild Guizhou is all about Making Memories ...
by getting involved with the land and the
people
3 focus points of the trip
1) Hiking to a secluded village
2) Getting to know a local family
3) Working with the Community
Day 1
• Is a travel day
• Fly to Guiyang in Guizhou
• Short break at a beautiful park in
Longli to hike/zipline/stretch
• ...
Hotel in Kali
Share hotel with roommate
Day 2: Hiking to our Village
• Breakfast at Hotel
• 4 hour hike through amazing
nature trail... from village to
village, o...
Start Hiking at one village
Through the Main
Street of Town
On the well traveled path to
the joining village
Rugged Country to Hike

Our village is south of Kali
On our hike we
will see unique
plants found
only in this area
Our hike will go through some very special
habitat where Endangered Animals live.

Snub
Nosed
Monkey
only in this
isolated...
Final Destination of our
Hike on Day 2
Hike on Day 2
village welcoming ceremony
Indigenous Miao People
welcome us into their Home
Hostels
•
Basketball
game with
local children

• English lessons
for fam...
Each Miao village has its
own customs and traditions

There was a wedding taking place when I was
there, all the village w...
• Evening: Learn to
play local
instrument

• locally made
reed
instrument

• Reed pipe instruction
• bonfire celebration
w...
End of Day 2, time for bed

-will be staying in a home hostels in groups of 4-6 students
-the village has taken in school ...
-the village has taken in school groups of 100 before so they will
easily accommodate our small group of 20 students

Map ...
Day 3: Volunteer work
• Miao Breakfast
• English class
• Farm work (field plowing, building
retaining walls, carp-fishing,...
Working in the fields with your host families
Working to build a terraced field
Picking Vegetables for
supper
Evening Farewell Banquet by Hosts
Traditional Hot Pot Soup

• The cat fish raised in the rice fields are
said to be the most delicious fish ... a
real treat
group of four to
six students in
your Miao Village
hostel
-to bed with your
group of four to
six students in
your Miao Vil...
Day 4:
• Breakfast with your hostel
group
• Volunteer at local school, say
goodbye
• Drive to another village (long
skirt ...
Volunteering at the local School
Teaching our favorite Art, Music, Sports lesson while incorporating english vocabulary
- The children in the village are in grades 1
to 6 as the older children have to go to
boarding school, as the roads are t...
Culture show
• Drive
to
Jidao
• Long
Skirt
Miao
village
QuickTime™ and a
decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
Rice field irrigated by
wooden water wheels
end of day 4
•back to our hotel in Kali
for a supper and a shower
(maybe not in that order :
)
•join in traditional
dancin...
Day 5: Travel Day
• Check out of Kali
Hotel
• Drive to Airport
• Flight to Shanghai
Wild
Guizhou
Questions?
• Questions contact trip leaders
Mr. James Manning (Grade 7 Science)
or Ms. Amy Smith (Grade 7 Math)
• james.ma...
Wild Guizhou 2014
Wild Guizhou 2014
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Wild Guizhou 2014

  1. 1. Wild Guizhou
  2. 2. Wild Guizhou is all about Making Memories ... by getting involved with the land and the people
  3. 3. 3 focus points of the trip 1) Hiking to a secluded village
  4. 4. 2) Getting to know a local family
  5. 5. 3) Working with the Community
  6. 6. Day 1 • Is a travel day • Fly to Guiyang in Guizhou • Short break at a beautiful park in Longli to hike/zipline/stretch • 1.5 hour bus ride to Kali • Check into 4 star hotel
  7. 7. Hotel in Kali
  8. 8. Share hotel with roommate
  9. 9. Day 2: Hiking to our Village • Breakfast at Hotel • 4 hour hike through amazing nature trail... from village to village, over the mountain and through the woods • (Bus meets us there with suitcases and bottled water)
  10. 10. Start Hiking at one village
  11. 11. Through the Main Street of Town
  12. 12. On the well traveled path to the joining village
  13. 13. Rugged Country to Hike Our village is south of Kali
  14. 14. On our hike we will see unique plants found only in this area
  15. 15. Our hike will go through some very special habitat where Endangered Animals live. Snub Nosed Monkey only in this isolated part of the world
  16. 16. Final Destination of our Hike on Day 2 Hike on Day 2
  17. 17. village welcoming ceremony
  18. 18. Indigenous Miao People welcome us into their Home Hostels • Basketball game with local children • English lessons for family • pick vegetables from garden for supper
  19. 19. Each Miao village has its own customs and traditions There was a wedding taking place when I was there, all the village was invited, lots of gifts (quilt, pig, rice bags), and fireworks
  20. 20. • Evening: Learn to play local instrument • locally made reed instrument • Reed pipe instruction • bonfire celebration with host children • Sing songs, roast marshmallows
  21. 21. End of Day 2, time for bed -will be staying in a home hostels in groups of 4-6 students -the village has taken in school groups of 100 before so they will easily accommodate our small group of 20 students, 2 teachers, school nurse, local guide, and China Flavors Guide
  22. 22. -the village has taken in school groups of 100 before so they will easily accommodate our small group of 20 students Map of village with each hostel labeled
  23. 23. Day 3: Volunteer work • Miao Breakfast • English class • Farm work (field plowing, building retaining walls, carp-fishing, digging potatoes) • Pick vegetables for lunch and supper
  24. 24. Working in the fields with your host families
  25. 25. Working to build a terraced field
  26. 26. Picking Vegetables for supper
  27. 27. Evening Farewell Banquet by Hosts
  28. 28. Traditional Hot Pot Soup • The cat fish raised in the rice fields are said to be the most delicious fish ... a real treat
  29. 29. group of four to six students in your Miao Village hostel -to bed with your group of four to six students in your Miao Village hostel -to bed with your
  30. 30. Day 4: • Breakfast with your hostel group • Volunteer at local school, say goodbye • Drive to another village (long skirt Miao People) for cultural show (called long skirt tribe because of the length of their traditional dress)
  31. 31. Volunteering at the local School
  32. 32. Teaching our favorite Art, Music, Sports lesson while incorporating english vocabulary
  33. 33. - The children in the village are in grades 1 to 6 as the older children have to go to boarding school, as the roads are too difficult for a daily school bus.
  34. 34. Culture show • Drive to Jidao • Long Skirt Miao village
  35. 35. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  36. 36. Rice field irrigated by wooden water wheels
  37. 37. end of day 4 •back to our hotel in Kali for a supper and a shower (maybe not in that order : ) •join in traditional dancing in the city square
  38. 38. Day 5: Travel Day • Check out of Kali Hotel • Drive to Airport • Flight to Shanghai
  39. 39. Wild Guizhou
  40. 40. Questions? • Questions contact trip leaders Mr. James Manning (Grade 7 Science) or Ms. Amy Smith (Grade 7 Math) • james.manning@saschina.org

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