Modern Nomads

Modern Nomads

 [DW English]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Minimizing and downsizing in style
  • Blend in everywhere
  • A wooden shack
  • It serves as a weekend retreat
  • An Environmental Engineer
  • Very compact
  • The great outdoors
  • A coffee table book
  • Temporary architecture
  • Egg shaped capsules
  • Tree houses
  • Designer Yurts
  • A lifestyle choice

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Climb aboard the Bamboo Train

Climb aboard the Bamboo Train

 [Lonely Planet]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Locals have come up with an ingenious solution
  • The lack of conventional rail services
  • Covered in bamboo slats
  • Motorbike engine
  • Recycle tank wheels
  • You can hire your own train
  • A ride is less than a dollar
  • There is no schedule, it just goes when it goes
  • All you have to do is hop on
  • It is single track
  • Etiquette dictates that the one with the lighter load is taken off the tracks
  • Let the other pass
  • A fun ride for travelers
  • Vital transport life line for locals
  • Roads are poorly maintained
  • Climb aboard and take a ride before the Bamboo Train becomes a thing of the past
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