Goodbye!!

Hello everyone! As the journey at the elephant sanctuary comes to an end, we leave with smiles and some tears. It has honestly been the adventure of a life time, and I could not be more proud of the volunteers who came through to spend their time here in Cambodia. They have truly made a…



More Adventure!

Hello Everyone, Today was a day full of joy and adventure, as our volunteers had the opportunity to learn more about the elephants. They woke ups early, cleaned after the ladies, and had some fun in the rain as well. We dug holes, for the new fence, that will turn into the new wildlife enclosure…



Keeping Up with the Elephants

This week on Keeping Up with the Elephants, The volunteers arrived at the sanctuary safe and sound, and started off the bat by cleaning up after the elephant’s. We also prepared the food by cutting banana trees, and sugar cane to feed to the ladies. Once the food was prepared we fed them, and spent…



Farewell

Today is our last day at the elephant sanctuary. We really don’t want to leave the sanctuary because we love this so much. So today we have a great breakfast at te sanctuary then we cl3an the elephants enclosure after that we had to do the blessing the trees at the sanctuary because we believed…



Last full day at the elephant sanctuary

Today we woke up bright and early and got straight into shovelling poop after a delicious breakfast. We then went and dug some more holes in the sweltering heat to help with the new elephant enclosure. This enclosure will hold 2 new elephants that are due to arrive in April. We were all dripping with…



Jungle walk

Today was a great day. You know why? Because we didn’t have to start it off by shovelling poop. No, instead we had a nice trek through the jungle with the Elephants after eating a delicious breakfast! It was great being able to see the Elephants walk freely through the jungle and eat anything and…



Day 2 at the sanctuary

This morning we started off with a 7am breakfast, to fuel our minds and bodies which prepared us for our first job of shovelling poos from the elephant enclosure. After the enclosure was cleaned we got hot and sweaty digging the holes that would later be used to reinforce the large surrounding fence of the…



Cambodia Wilde life Sanctuary

Today we were off to the Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary! It was a long bus ride it about 2 hours. When we arrived we got our bungalows, which are amazing! We have hammocks out the front and some of the bungalows are even in the dog pen! We got a tour around the place with our…



Our last day in the ‘Kingdom of Cambodia’

Hello all, Emily, Emma, Kat, Branna and Rameth reporting here from temple sky lounge on pub street waiting for the rest of the ROV family to join. What an amazing two weeks it has been here in Cambodia. Today we woke up extra early to see the elephants one last time before we left the…



Last full day at the sanctuary

This morning we enjoyed breakfast with cereal, pancakes, fried rice, and toast. The food here at the elephant sanctuary is almost all vegan, and it’s very tasty! We started off work this morning cleaning the elephants’ enclosures. The elephants get to roam freely during the day, and they stay in these enclosures during the night….