Full Moon

This has been the most challenging week of our lives. The mental challenge of working in the heat combined with the physical challenge of working in the heat tested every bit of our mind and body. I am sitting by a campfire as I write this, in the middle of the jungle, admiring March’s full […]

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Spirit of the Elephant

Day five at the sanctuary and we sadly woke up lacking motivation.  We are tired.  We are not accustomed to the manual labor and harsh heat.  You can imagine how we are lacking some inspiration when our morning routine usually includes shoveling massive amounts of smelly poo .  Today’s session was especially festive when I got […]

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Small School

After our morning tasks, yes more leamok, we were sent to work on the farm. We uprooted small banana trees and replanted them giving them a larger ground space for growth. An elephant eats about 66 pounds of bananas a day so it’s important to keep the trees thriving for them. We also planted bean […]

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Cambodia

Landing in Phnom Penh was a bit hectic with the traffic here being much crazier than Chiang Mai.  There doesn’t seem to be any laws and there are loads of motorbikes.  It’s a true free for all.  For some reason we didn’t believe it when people said you’d meet friends that you just click with […]

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