Sanctuary Vibes say NO to elephant rides

Yesterday and today has been an absolute blast. We headed to a local school and all our volunteers got to teach English to some of the most beautiful children you will ever meet, even those volunteers who were unsure about teaching instantly fell in love with them and had an amazing time. We played games,…



Another beautiful day in paradise

  Today was another perfect day. We woke up nice and early and after some delicious brekky we got stuck into our morning jobs. Walking the elephants is probably the highlight but we also built a monkey house and continued making the pond which is looking fantastic. We really enjoyed our day learning and helping…



A welcome blessing

Today our volunteers woke up to the amazing sounds of the jungle, they heard elephants, monkeys, birds and geckos. They all had a great night sleep and were ready to enjoy their first full day. We had one group building a house, one group building a pond for the monkeys and one group got to…



our first day at the sanctuary

  Today I got to meet my new amazing group of volunteers and I am so excited to get to know them over this next week. Today we headed out to the sanctuary and everyone is absolutely loving it. We all settled into our rooms and played some fun getting to know you games. After…



Our final night

Today is a sad day for all of us. Our last day together. In such a short time we have all become such a close family. I know the children, culture and especially the elephants will always have a spot in our hearts and we are lucky to know that it is never a good…



We are back in action

Hello everyone, we are back in action. Over this last week at the elephant sanctuary we have walked with elephants, built a pond for the monkeys, built a house, fed and looked after four beautiful elephants, learnt about the illegal logging industry, learnt about the tourism industry and the horrible torture the elephants go and…



Walking with elephants

  Just before we get stuck into this amazing post I just wanted to say that the wifi has been dow  and unfortunately I haven’t been able to post. I’m not sure when it will be up and running but stay tuned and I will get up some pictures when I can but know this…….



Our last day together

Today is a sad day for all of us. Our last day together. In such a short time we have all become such a close family and I am truly sad to see this bunch of legends leave. I know the children, culture and especially the elephants will always have a spot in our hearts…



Our hut is complete

Today was one of the best days ever. We finished the ranger hut which will be so beneficial to stop illegal poaching and logging and then we got to decorate it. We had plenty of paint and a few very artistic volunteers and a can do attitude. We painted the Sanctuary logo and the Reach…



E is for English

  Today we headed to a near by school and all our amazing Reach Out Volunteers became teachers. They were split into groups and taught the children for an hour and they did a marvellous job. We had times table races, learning the alphabet, singing and lots of laughs and high fives. The children are…