Month: June 2016

Moving into the jungle

leaving siem reap on the bus at 8:30 we headed off to the elephant sanctuary chatting on the bus those returning for their second week were hyping it up while those arriving for the first time were only just containing their excitement. after 2 hours, which flew by, we arrived at the sanctuary where we…



One Last Dance

Hey everyone, so today is the last day at the sanctuary which means it’s time to head back to Siem Reap and say goodbye to my volunteers(don’t leave!!!!) Before we left the sanctuary we had breakfast and lunch, packed up our stuff and fed the elephants one last time. It was a sad to leave…



Blessing trees

Wassup readers, it’s your favorite blogger/volunteer again Lucie!!! Dana, Emily, Tia, and Kirsten say hello, and Kirsten wants to send a special shout-out to Sean 😉 today was AWESOME here at the elephant sanctuary! We drove out deep into the jungle to work on huts for the Rangers this morning. The drive there was interesting…



Time for KIDS:D

Today, we have Tia who was one of the first people jumping up and down when asked if she wanted to do the blog for you! Hi friends and family! My name is Tia, and I’m one of Josh’s (favorite) volunteers! Today was another great day. We woke up to a great breakfast provided by…



Bananas B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Tonight we have another volunteer doing the blog and its Sierra! She is super excited to be in Cambodia and to write the blog!! Hi everyone it’s Sierra! I hope everyone is having an awesome time on their journey through the wonderful Cambodia and all our readers know we’re doing well 🙂 It’s our third…



Volunteers view

Soooo today we are going to do things a little bit differently and have a volunteer do the blog and get a different view on how the day went! Heeeeey world!!! It’s your favorite volunteer, Lucie! I’m here to tell you what we did today at the elephant sanctuary! So first we woke up for…



We made it to Paradise!!

Hello friends and family, big news, THE FAMILY GOT BIGGER! We took in 12 volunteers from the island and took them to the sanctuary with us! We made it to the elephant sanctuary safely after about a 2 1/2 hour bus ride. Once we arrived we got a little bit of an orientation from our…



jaggaloons out

The day has come.. My volunteer children have grown and blossomed so much the past two weeks, and it’s time for them to leave the nest now. It’s amazing how closely a small group can bond in such a short amount of time. I am so proud of every single one of the women who…



Last day at the sanctuary!

Yesterday was our last full day at the sanctuary… Bittersweet, but filled up with heaps and heaps of hard work and fun. In the morning we left for a day trip into the jungle to work on finishing up the security point hut where rangers will be stationed, watching out for illegal loggers and poachers….



Return of the lizardz

Gday parents Teegs is back and ready to fill your brains with juicy goss on what happened in the jungle today! Fair dinkum today was a great day, I know every volunteer says this everyday but IT WAS THE BEST DAY YET, I’m being legit this time I swear! We started off going to a…



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