Month: July 2014

Working under the Stormy!

Stormy Day! After our delicious breakfast we have already started for work in this elephant sanctuary. We started from 8 am to 11 pm. We just for an hour it started to rain, even it rained but we still keep weeding the grass around the banana tree. All these banana trees will be for the…



One Day in Phnom Penh, Half Day y Bus and Arriving Elephant Refuge!!

Hi Everyone, Reach Out Volunteers Parents, Friends and other Relatives welcome to visit the Blog of Elephants Sanctuary.   Today is the first day that we meet the most of the people in our program, some come early program and the other late. Some are come early we have time to visit the Phnom Penh…



Working Hard at the Elephant Sanctuary

Hi There everyone at home, The group are still unfortunately without internet or wifi so we’ve been keeping in touch with the Team Leader by phone to get some updates on what everyone’s been up to. We aren’t able to get any photos at the moment, but they will be posted as soon as possible 🙂…



Elephant Updates

Hi Friends, Families and Loved Ones, Just a quick update to let you know that the elephant group volunteers are currently having a fantastic time out at the Elephant Sanctuary. Unfortunately internet can be a little temperamental at the sanctuary, but that’s what you get when living in the jungle 🙂 We’ll be touching base…



Kids and elephants

Saturday 19th July 2014   Our first job today was English. We all bundled into the vans and went down the road to the local school. There were six classrooms full of kids waiting for us, aged between about five and fifteen. While none of us are teachers today’s lessons were an amazing success. We…



Our week with the elephants

Friday 18th July   Hello to everyone out there at home.   Sorry for the lack of blog posts this week. This week we have been living out in the jungle about two hours from the nearest city, Siem Reap. We have spent the week working hard, hanging out with the elephants and feeding the…



Our new elephriends

Tuesday 15th July 2014   Today was our first day at the elephant sanctuary. Yesterday was a full and tiring day. With the whole group of fifteen volunteers finally together, the plan for the day was to get from the Cambodia capital of Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in the north. In the morning we…



Planting, Blessing Trees and Celebrating Shannon Birthday!!

We had delightful breakfast, the group loved it. Pancakes! After breakfast, half of us went to collect 70 jack fruit seedlings and 30 big trees, while the other half of the group dig holes on a piece of land which the trees were to be planted on.   It was a lot of fun digging…



A busy day working, teaching, feeding and learning!!

Today the whole group walked into the jungle to fix the dam where the elephants take a bath. They all worked hard with one group shoveling dirt into bags, tying them up them lifting up the bags to the next group who carried them into place where the dam was leaking. Everyone got very sweaty…



Farming and Nursery Families!!

  Sua Sdei Everyone !! ( Hello Everyone). Today was such a hard working day for our team at the elephant sanctuary. After we had vegetarian breakfast at 7 am we divided into two group one group Planted the vegetable such as corridor, chili, hot basil and tomato. All these kind of vegetables are our…



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