Month: July 2015

Workin’ hard!

Today we got the chance to see just what it takes to collect food each day for the elephants. The sanctuary grows a lot of their own food for the animals here, but these elephants eat almost half their weight in food daily! That’s a lot of bananas. So naturally, they purchase fruit from the…



Damn! What a fine lookin dam

Looks like this week is going to be jam packed with activities for us all to do. Today we began with repairing a dam to create a second bathing pond for the elephants. We mixed a large tub of cement and sand, carried a whole lot of stones down to the building site, and laid…



Elephants Sanctuary bound

An early bus journey was in store for us this morning. It was a two hour drive from Siem Reap to the elephant sanctuary. When we got here, we settled into our bungalows and received an orientation from Stan, one of the guys working here at the sanctuary. We enjoyed a great lunch consisting of…



A bittersweet farewell

The last two weeks had gone very fast until today, everyone had to go to different direction. While we have been working on these communities, whether it was teaching english, building water catchments, building up schools and helping animal sanctuaries the bond we developed crept up and caught us by surprise. We had a last…



Good bye Kamlin and Arun Rai

Good moning all my blog readers, I am sorry for late update the blig today. I was so sad to leave from elephan sanctuary. We had so much fun with them and we so happy to became a parth of them. After the last lunch with a vegetarian foods we took on bus back to…



LAST BATH THE ELEPHANT

Today we were very excited because we had a fun full day ahead of us! First thing we did was go pick some nice trees and plant them all over the beautiful gardens, it was a bit of hard work but everyone enjoyed having the opportunity the make this forest grow. While planting the trees…



Day with children at school

Arun Sue Sdey (Good evening), Today we went to a primary school to teach children aged 8-19 English and help them practice what they have learnt. We learnt each others nationalities, names and age. We also played a few games and sang a few songs. After the lesson we all went outside and played soccer…



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