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At the Manjushri Di-Chen Buddhist Learning Center in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley, O’Donnell used a of game Simon Says to teach English to young monks. 

Giving a native Asian elephant a bath in the Mekong River was a memorable experience in Laos.

Collecting fair trade coffee with a young girl from the Akha hill tribe at the remote mountain Maejantai village in Thailand.

Outside Luang Prabang, Laos, boats docked at sunset on the Mekong River, one of the most important waterways in Southeast Asia.

The ornate Vat Ho Pha Bang temple in Luang Prabang, Laos, was built to house the Phra Bang Buddha, an ancient and revered bronze statue covered in gold leaf. 

In Myanmar, O'Donnell and her niece Ana visited the Shwedagon Pagoda, which is covered in hundreds of gold plates and crowned with a 72-carat diamond.

The Bagan Archeological Zone in Burma features more than 2,000 temples dating back to the 11th century.

During a visit to Jordan, O'Donnell learned a centuries-old method to make bread from a Bedouin woman.

The nomadic Bedouin still use camels to cross the Wadi Rum valley in Jordan.

An aerial view of the ruins around the grounds of Blarney Castle, Ireland.

Shannon and her cousin at the Taj Mahal, India.

Donning the traditionally colorful dress of the Maasai people at Maji Moto village in Kenya.

Cape Agulhas is a rocky headland in the Western Cape of South Africa that forms the geographic southern tip of the continent.