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qahwa, dessert, and discussion at Sjolunden!

Published: August 18, 2017

the beginning of a lovely evening at Sjolunded

An exchange with Sjolunden and much more!

Laylat el-Maghreb (Maghreb Night) at Lac du Bois!

Published: August 17, 2017

a day at Lac du Bois

​An exchange with the French, and more!

a poppin' day, a boppin' Mohammed and s'mores with shotti-motti

Published: August 16, 2017

finally, s'mores night!

Sabah il khair! Today, we had another poppin’ day with the al-Waha villagers! It was also al-Waha’s turn to take over Instagram and Snapchat for Concordia Language Villages (CLV), so feel free to check those out! In the morning, the first thing we did with the day campers was some coloring! all the colors of the rainbow!                   We also took the campers hiking, and learned some vocabulary associated with...

al-Waha got talent!

Published: August 15, 2017

the talent show audience

​The day campers arrive, and a talent show!

a very lazy Sunday in August

Published: August 14, 2017

some of our villagers chilling on the soccer field

​A lazy Sunday in August!

a simulation of the Qatar Blockade!

Published: August 13, 2017

debriefing of the Qatar Blockade simulation outside the gym!

​A simulation of the Qatar Blockade during the evening program!!!

International Day arrives!

Published: August 12, 2017

the march to Waldsee

​An afternoon at Waldsee for International Day!

story exchange with the Germans!

Published: August 11, 2017

overflowing steps by al-Qahira!

​A genuinely entertaining story exchange with some of the Waldsee crew!

ping-pong, love polygons, and i-day preparation

Published: August 10, 2017

Today’s flag of the day: Bahrain! For breakfast, we had tasty foul mudammas (crushed fava beans with olive oil, lemons and tomatoes), eggs, yogurt and bananas! Afterward, some of us headed to the cabins to clean up, while others cleaned up the dining hall and sitting room beneath, which we call al-Quds and al-Qahira, respectively, or the naadi (gym). Then, it was time for the mughamarat (our classes, which we like to call “adventures”). Today’s mughamarat...