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5 reasons for being an volunteer/intern in the rainy season of Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Fri, 11 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Views [39]

I've been very satisfied with watching how L.E.A.F is trying to help Mondulkiri's forests and its inhabitants as well as continuously trying to change Cambodia's old traditional ways of looking at animal welfare and the importance of the eco-... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, elephants, intern, low season, mondulkiri, mondulkiri elephant & wildlife sanctuary, volunteer, wildlife

Think outside the box, when choosing your internship

CAMBODIA | Wed, 9 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Views [32]

Personally, I think it's important to keep in mind always to use your skills as best as possible. As a marketing student, I have kept in mind, that when I was going to do my internship at some point, it should be in a place where I could make the ... Read more >

Tags: animals, cambodia, danish, denmark, elephants, intern, marketing, mondulkiri, nature, volunteer

Photos: Internship with Mondulkiri Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

CAMBODIA | Wed, 9 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Photo Gallery

Photos from the NGO as well as my own
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Tags: beauty, cambodia, elephants, internship, mondulkiri, nature, ngo, travel, volunteer, wildlife

Behind the scenes of the Elephant Tourist Trade

THAILAND | Sun, 19 Mar 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [139]

. This blog entry is about the upsetting footage we were shown on the way to the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai and during our welcome meeting and time with Lek, the incredible founder or ENP . It is a very tough subject for some to address and it ... Read more >

Tags: animal cruelty, cruelty, crushing, educate, elephants, logging, open your eyes, phajaan, tourist trade, travel

Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Sun, 19 Mar 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [139]

Monday morning we finished packing and jumped on a mini bus that collected us from our guest house. We stopped off at 5 other guest houses/hostels then headed to the Elephant Nature Park Office in the Square. At the office we paid our outstanding balances ... Read more >

Tags: animal rescue, dogs, elephants, enp, lek chailert, rescue, scenery, volunteer, work

Reunion, Muay Thai, Hidden Temple, Jungle Farming, Sticky Waterfall, Police Station, Elephant Mud B

THAILAND | Thu, 22 Oct 2015 | By lhartleyiii | Views [297]

I write this as we are headed south on a 15 hour day train ending our wonderful 2+ weeks in Chiang Mai and North Thailand.  Chiang Mai is a beautiful place and during our time there we were certainly tested, but with a little help from new friends ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, chiang mai, elephants, monks

Sri Lankan Spotted Fever

SRI LANKA | Wed, 15 Apr 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [192] | Comments [1]

The safari jeep raced across the red clay track at a speed I would have thought impossible given the pitted, rutted, boulder littered road surface. Every teeth jarring bump we hit made my brick sized camera body with its foot long telephoto lens swing ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elephants, jeep, leopards, nuwara ella, safari, sloth bear, sri lanka, tea, yala

Laos After Dark

LAOS | Tue, 31 Mar 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [295]

I’ve been mispronouncing Laos my entire life. It wasn’t until I started researching the country as a possible destination for this trip that I learned, it’s Laos like Cow, not Laos like Mouse. Turns out there were many things I didn’... Read more >

Tags: bridge, elephants, food, french, laos, luang prabang, mekong, monks, temples

Elephant Valley Project

CAMBODIA | Sat, 6 Dec 2014 | By mtmmeyer | Views [142]

Day 1:  I Arrived at the sanctuary amidst a great deal of excitement - after a year of work, Sambo, the last elephant working in Phnom Penh was due to arrive at the sanctuary as the newest member of the project. We would be updated on her arrival ... Read more >

Tags: conservation, elephants, sanctuary

Thailand 2014 - Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Thu, 13 Nov 2014 | By megandrob | Views [134]

After a couple of days relaxing in Sukothai, we headed up to Chiang Mai. The two Germans we met were on our bus, so we made some plans with them. We arrived in Chiang Mai on Sunday afternoon, just in time for the Sunday market. Chiang Mai is a walled ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, elephants, night market, woodys elephant camp

What I Learned From a Week's Travel in Sri Lanka –

SRI LANKA | Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By kurenai | Views [3800] | Comments [2]

Let’s start with the fun location-based travel first:   Pinawalla Elephant Orphanage: There were many places that touted elephants and elephant rides. Our organizers picked the orphanage for one very specific reason –... Read more >

Tags: ancient ruins, beaches, colombo, elephants, kandy, koneswaram, polonnaruwa, sri lanka, tea, temples

Photos: Sumatra

INDONESIA | Thu, 14 Nov 2013 | By brusca | Flickr Photo Gallery

Been on the road in Sumatra for more than 18 months. What a ride and here are some of the stories I have had the pleasure of telling.
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Tags: charities, conservation, elephant, elephants, indonesia, sumatra, travel, travel photography

Rivers: tubes, elephants and waterfalls.

LAOS | Tue, 12 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [1413]

From Vientiane, I travelled on an EXTREMELY packed full minivan up to Vang Vieng. Now, it's really only famous in the backpacker scene for one thing. Tubing. Along the river. Between bars. Actually, it used to be completely crazy with about 48 bars ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, khuangsi waterfall, luang prabang, tubing, vang vieng, waterfall

A week to go til takeoff

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 18 Sep 2013 | By longawaited | Views [312]

I have my Travellers Cheques.   I have my bank issued Travel Card, with 0.1% lower rate than typical exchange rates from AUD to THB. So a minimal amount on that for purchases when needed.   I have exchanged $20 AUD for $14 USD at ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bangkok, birthday, elephants, flights, medical tourism, melbourne, preparation, thailand, travel costs

Preparing at Home

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 31 Aug 2013 | By longawaited | Views [385]

The heat is the essential thing to desire, isn't it, when in Thailand? Must be something like Cairns in the weather. That's ok, I have lived there before for over a year in beautiful tempestuous Cairns - have lived through the fear of being killed by ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bangkok, birthday, elephants, flights, medical tourism, melbourne, preparation, thailand, travel costs

Safari

UGANDA | Mon, 22 Jul 2013 | By emilycarp | Views [236]

Safari   I think that the safari has to be classified as the highlight for me because it was honestly fantastic. On the Friday we left school at 12 to get lunch at the lodge, before heading over to the Queen Elizabeth National Park at Ishasha.... Read more >

Tags: buffalo, elephants, hippos, lionesses, lions, nile, safari, sunset

Northern Thailand

THAILAND | Mon, 10 Jun 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [457]

With a full moon party looming in Koh Phangan it was a tough decision to head north up to Chiang Mai. But we decided that we'd return to the islands in june to make the full moon on the 23rd. Our coach up to Chiang Mai was great, smooth all the way (unlike ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, scooters, snakes, tigers, trekking, waterfalls

Jaipur and Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan

INDIA | Mon, 29 Apr 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [358]

We were impressed with our overnight bus to Jaipur ... the seats actually reclined and we managed to remain in them throughout the 5 hour journey! I even managed to nodd off and catch a bit of sleep. We arrived in Jaipur, also known as 'pink ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, lakes, palaces, tiger safari

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai-goodbye To Thai!

THAILAND | Tue, 19 Mar 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [1013] | Comments [4]

  After an overnight bus, waiting in an airport for nine hours and a sleepless overnight train, we ended up in Chiang Mai in the North of Thailand. How we managed to get to Chiang Mai and everything we were doing there was very much different ... Read more >

Tags: art, campfire, cooking, elephants, rafting, temple, trekking

From Bangkok to Burma

MYANMAR | Fri, 15 Mar 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [4980] | Comments [4]

We made it to Bangkok after braving an overnight bus with loud travellers singing Karaoke and some near death turns that almost made the bus topple over. I don't have much to say about Bangkok, as Jake got a pretty bad cold and we were in need of ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, elephants, horsecart, khoasan, myanmar, sunrise, sunsets, temples

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