Month: February 2015

To The Next Adventure

Sou S’dey from the Elephant Sanctuary. Today started off well as no-one was awoken by the shrieks from bungalow 16 as Bernie the rat had finally moved on. Things got even better as the morning went on with toast for breakfast (a welcomed change from rice, noodles and veggies).   Steffy, Jess and Maddie were…



Tree Huggers

Today was our last day of work at the Elephant Sanctuary. In morning we split up into our two usual groups. The first groups went off to the a sugar cane far in the village adjacent to the sanctuary. We went and harvested cane for the elephants.  Harvesting anything is always the sought after job…



Mud Fight

Hey Guys! Today was an exciting day here at the elephant sanctuary. We started in the morning when we split back up into two groups. The first group went to the Ranger camp where we rendered the toilet that we had built in weeks past We also painted the water catchment. Claire also had some…



School time!

This morning we had a break from sanctuary work to teach english at the local community school. We arrived and split into groups of three taking classes ranging in ages from 3 through to 16 year olds. I took the older class with ages ranging from approximately 13-16 who seamed quite advanced in their Khmer…



Elephants!

Today is the beginning of the next stage of our adventure… The Elephant Sanctuary! The volunteers sat anxiously in the hotel lobby waiting for the bus to arrive. The majority of the group (the carnivores) gobbled down their meat and egg filled breakfast sandwiches knowing full well that this would be their last taste of…



Good bye my lovelies friends

Today we all went off in different directions home or on other travels. It was very hard to say good bye. We had an amazing journey together, and it was unforgettable! I want to thank you all so much for all your hard work and dedication to these projects. You have done more than you…



The last vegetarian foods

It was the last day at the elephant sanctuary with a very beautiful jungle. We didn’t go to the village today. After breakfast with coffee and milo, we had one more time to feed Kham Lin and Arun Reash. We prepared foods for them with bananas, papayas and banana trees for them. It is the…



Bonfire night!

Hello hello, Guest blog writer Lillian here! We are having a wonderful time here at Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary and it has been a week full of precious memories and hard work. Today we began the day with a little hard work, one group went to do more cementing for the toilets for the rangers, smoothing…



School day!!!

Sue Sdey, It was a very fun day today 😉 School day was amazing. We went to state school this morning to teach some English to students and having fun with them. When we arrived there, firstly our group divided to different groups for different classes. We had six classes (one classes is secondary school)….



Second day working!

Hello all my lovelies blog readers, It was very similar activities yesterday. After we had a breakfast, we had two groups. One group took on a stuck to build a toilet in a village. They filled up dirt in a whole at the front part of toilet and made a level around toilet. We have…



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