Kaelyn Lynch

Kaelyn Lynch

After studying abroad in South Africa, Kaelyn Lynch was inspired to continue a life of meaningful travel. She has since lived in Indonesia and Australia, pursuing her passions of conservation, community development, and writing. She is now volunteering at a monastic school in Burma and researching the relationship between religion and the environment.

A volunteer discovers that in Burma, the concept of privacy exists only for those who can afford not to share.
For young Indonesians, a new land of opportunity could lie beneath the sea.
In rural Burma, traditional agriculture practices have maintained the forest for decades, but can they endure in the face of modernization? 
Kaelyn tries to create change by spreading environmental knowledge to remote communities of Burma. 
Travellers have the power to change Burma—for better or for worse. 
Participating in discussions with Buddhist monks teaches Kaelyn the art of Burmese conversation.
Kaelyn explores the impact of one phrase on her life and Burma's future. 
The key to packing for long-term travel? Redefining the role that possessions play in your life. 
Kaelyn leaves a life of comfort behind—again.

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