Last day at elephant sanctuary!

Dear readers, I am sorry for the missing posted yesterday night cos it was raining, I get sruggling with the internet. Yesterday progress was clean up the elephants shelters, then we went to fix the small dam near the sanctuary, we have experienced with digging and putting the dirt into the dam. It was awesome…



Primary school

Today we have been to the primary school which is about 20minutes a way from the sanctuary to teach and play with the kids, so we separated the group by 2 people in one class to teach and play with the kids, some of them teach about animal, ABC, colours, shape introduce yourself, after teaching…



The third day at the elephant sanctury

Today is our third day at the elephant sanctury it is awesome, we wake up in morning we had breakfast at 7 then we prepare like fill up our water bottle then we leave to our building project at 8 am, we suppose to get a trunk but actually we got a tractor it was…



Jungle walk

We started this morning with breakfast at 7 am. After a good breakfast,  we headed to go clean the elephants’ cages. Once all the cleaning was taken care of,  we went on a nice long jungle walk with 3 of the 4 elephants as our companions. As we walked we got to see the elephants…



Thailand Elephant Blog

Hi Friends and Family of everyone doing the Island & Elephant program!   My name is Claire and I am the Team Leader for the Thailand elephant week. I just wanted to let you know that if you are looking for our blog follow this link: https://www.rovolunteers.com/africa-drakensberg-village-immersion-blog/ I will try and update it daily, internet permitting!…



Arrival day at the elephant sanctuary!!!

we warming welcome from the sanctuary staffs, we are really happy to see the very nice accommodation and hammocks in the balcony it is really awesome. After lunch we have walk around the sanctuary which presented by Mr. Direct. After lunch we have very good time to clean geese and ducks swimming pool. It was…



An Emotional Day Indeed

Where do I start! I can’t believe these two weeks have come to an end. This morning a few of us got up bright and early to get in some last minutes with the elephants before leaving at lunchtime- it truly has been such a magical experience out at the sanctuary, some of us are far…



Our Last Official Day!

Today was our last full day at the sanctuary! And my oh my how time has flown this week. I’m not sure that any of us are ready to leave just quite yet. This morning we all took a walk through the jungle to a dam where we take our elephants to bathe. Our task for…



The Rains Are Here!

Last night at the sanctuary we had the most beautiful rain all night! There was thunder! There was lightning! There was thousands and thousands of frogs singing us to sleep! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the cooler night for sleeping. This morning we started our day a little differently. We piled into the back of pick up…



Jungle Fevah!

We are LOVING it out here at the wildlife sanctuary. My apologies for the lack of photos, but we’re doing our best with the jungle wifi 😉   Today our groups switched and half went to continue working on the ranger huts, and the other half went on the daily jungle walk with the elephants….