Traidhos Three-Generation
Barge Program

Bangkok - Thailand

Trip Reports.

Each year we welcome over 2,500 students and staff from schools worldwide.


2017 Trips

15 – 27 May 2017

History of Ayutthaya

B arge crews saw all of the students complete the daily tasks, needed to live together upon our barge, Cleaning, cooking, navigation and games.

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Ascot International School Year 12 Updated about 2 weeks ago

11 May, 2017

Investigating Population and Community structure at Bang Pu

Research question- Is there a relationship between mollusk species and substrate type?

After an introduction to Bang Pu and walking through the...

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Charter International School Year 9 Updated about 2 weeks ago

28 April, 2017

ALL ABOARD!!

Join the Barge and Enjoy a day Exploring Ko Kret – A Tourism Case Study

 

River Cruise and Observations

It was early morning when the year...

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Vientiane Pattana School, Laos: G6 Updated about 3 weeks ago

Vientiane Pattana School, Laos: G6 (18 - 21 April, 2017)

21st April, 2017

Dear Diary,

Well, what a fantastic week I’ve had in Chiang Mai. It all began on Tuesday when a lovely friendly bunch of Laotians turned up to learn...

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HeadStart International School Updated about 1 month ago

3-5 April 2017

Captain’s Log – April 3rd

With fine sailing weather and calm waters, students boarded the barge to begin their journey to Ayutthaya, in search of discovering the history of the great ancient city and the importance of the...

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St. Andrews Samakee Y5 Updated about 2 months ago

24 – 27 January, 2017

Kanchanaburi

 

Day 1:

Kanchanaburi! Our home for the next few days.

Ambling across the famous Bridge over the River Kwae...

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ISB Girl Scouts Barge Trip Updated about 2 months ago

18 -19  March, 2017

    

The weekend had finally arrived where ISB Girl Scouts climbed upon our barge to explore nature, flowers, trees and water. After reaching the barge and all safety facilities and name games had been addressed the...

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St. Andrews 71, Y5 Updated about 2 months ago

16 March 2017

Bang Pu

(to be sung to the tune of Teddy-Bears’ Picnic)
If you go down to the mangrove swamp, St.Andrews school you’ll see,
They wander round exploring lots, around the mangrove trees.

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Bromsgrove International School Updated about 2 months ago

15 March 2017

Piyawan Science Day

Aim: To explore the biodiversity of species at Piyawan whilst learning and performing different data collection methods.

Method: After completing an initial land...

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Bromsgrove International School Y7, Y8, Y9 Updated about 2 months ago

Bang Pu

15 March 2017

Last week we met Bromsgrove Years 7, 8 and 9 in Bang Pu for a fun filled day of mangrove exploration. 

We started the day with a walk around the boardwalks, beginning at the swampy, pneumatophore-filled...

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Early Learning Centre, Y2 Updated about 2 months ago

14 March 2017.

Water Exploration Lumpini Park

Early Learning Centre (ELC) Year 2, traveled to Lumpini Park for a one-day trip to explore water. The year two’s started with introductions of themselves to the barge staff through a name game...

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Sirindhorn School Surin, M2 Updated about 2 months ago

12-14 March 2017

Samae San

Last week we met M2 students from Sirindhorn English Program, Surin on the military base at Sattahip. The children were so excited for a few days of sun, sea and English. Little did they realize that by the end of...

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Appleby College, Canada Updated about 2 months ago

10-12 March 2017

Introduction to Thailand,

Day 1-

Appleby College reached the barge, after spending the night at Holiday Inn Bangkok after a late arrival in the early hours into Bangkok. Once all...

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6 - 8 March, 2017

Khao Yai

Elephant sighting!

Movies filmed at waterfall

Walking through forest

 

English together

Play, fun, learn and understand

Smile on the 'two...

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Fern Hill School, Canada G7 Updated about 2 months ago

March 4 - 6 March 2017

Day 1

Fern Hill School climbed aboard our barge, after a twenty-two hour journey from Toronto Canada via Hong Kong. Everyone was excited to explore their new home despite the jet lag, and the time difference of 12 hours...

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Singapore International School Bangkok Updated about 2 months ago

3 March, 2017

Bang Pu- 03/03/17

M-  Masters of mangroves for a day became SISB Primary 6 

A-  Animals and plants found nowhere else, were the specialty of the day

N-  Navigating the swamps on boardwalks...

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March 1 - 3, 2017

Khao Yai

Tips for a great trip in Khao Yai:

- Be very quiet, and you might see three different families of gibbon! (There is one hiding in the photo)

- Challenge yourself to work with new people to create...

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Early Learning Centre Year 3 Updated about 2 months ago

27, 28 February 2017


How Technology Influences Nature : On the Barge and exploring clay and Ko Kret

The Barge Program were pleased to welcome ELC year 3 onto the barge for a day of exploring the Chao Phraya River and the island of Ko...

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20-24 February  2017

Kanchanaburi

Nord Anglia International School came all the way from Hong Kong to join us in Kanchanaburi last week. We explored the ecology of  Kanchanaburi’s forests and mountains, walked through the history of World...

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Kid's Kingdom K3 Updated about 2 months ago

17 February, 2017

The K3 students of Kid's Kingdom spent an exciting day on the barge discovering the Chao Phraya River. They explored how the river has changed over time, and listened to the busy sounds of the river today. A tip for the next time you are listening...

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Regents Bangkok Y6 Updated about 3 months ago

12-16 February, 2017

Regents Bangkok were up in Chiang Mai this week, exploring the local culture and traditions as well as exploring the waters around the high mountains of Doi Inthanon. We slept in a Karen village, chatting and eating with the villagers and exploring...

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6 – 10 February, 2017

Prem G7 students joined staff from the Barge Program for a week-long visit introducing conservation and biodiversity at Khao Yai National Park and discovering the ancient history at Ayutthaya.

We started our week considering current...

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Regents International School Year 4 Updated about 3 months ago

 

Excited and eager year 4 students

eXamining the natural world

Plants and animals

Living with nature and cheeky...

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Early Learning Centre Y4 Updated about 2 months ago

31 January – 2 February 2017

Khao Yai

Recipe for successful forest detecting in Khao Yai National Park

Equipment:

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Bangkok Patana International School, Y6 Updated about 3 months ago

30 January - 3 February,  6 - 10 February 2017

Chantaburi

It was a week to be open-minded, to think about global issues from different viewpoints and to experience new things.

Y6 students kayaked through the mangroves...

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26-27 January 2017

Twenty-nine Year 3 students picked up their magnifying glasses and joined the Barge Program staff for a two- day trip to become History Hunters in Ayutthaya. Their mission was to explore the ancient historical sites and discover how people lived in...

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Early Learning Centre (ELC) Updated about 2 months ago

25-27 January 2017

Chiang Mai

 

ELC, flew to Chiang Mai

Lunch was made at the Traidhos Farm, jungle cooking style.

Elephant Nature Park was visited, feeding...

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Early Learning Centre Year 1 Updated about 3 months ago

23, 24, 25 January 2017

Our Chao Phraya River Adventure

Twenty little hands carried their backpacks and headed resiliently and with brave hearts to climb "belly to the barge" to begin their adventure.

The Barge engine started and...

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SummerHill Scouts, Shanghai China Updated about 4 months ago

19 - 25 January 2017

Chao Phraya River barge and Khao Yai forest

Dear Grandma,

I am having a fantastic time. When we arrived from China, we went to the wooden barge on the Chao Phraya River. I had so much...

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17 - 20 January 2017

For the students of Tara Patana International School it was the the first time they had ever been camping. On arriving at Khao Kitichikut National Park they soon go used to the routine of living under canvas.

The following morning the...

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International School Bangkok (ISB) G5 Updated about 2 months ago

16 – 18, 18 – 20 January 2017

Chantaburi

Working with the Barge program ISB G5 students set out to explore and understand the biodiversity of mangroves and the marine environment at Chantaburi.

Visiting Kung Krabane...

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Garden International School, Rayong Y5 Updated about 2 months ago

11 – 13  January, 2017

 

Rayong students climbed upon our barge 11 January 2017.

Introduction to compass of sustainability.

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