Month: June 2018

Goodbye to the geckos.

Last morning in our cute little bungalows overlooking the elephants and sharing our rooms with many geckos and other cute little critters. The time has gone by so quick, but I think everyone is a little too excited for air-conditioning. We had a last breakfast altogether with the puppies and then headed out to say…



fighters for the forest

Waking up this morning and realising its our last full day in the sanctuary is a bit of a sad thought, but everyone was wide awake and ready to start the day and of course dig more holes! First things first, breakfast!! Then we all headed over to the nursery to collect our new trees…



magic under the moonlight

What an amazing sound to wake up too, the beautiful elephants all squeaking and chatting amongst each other. We started the day again with cleaning the shelter, then we all piled into the van, and had a little adventure to the local school to meet the students and teach them some new and exciting educational…



sweet as sugarcane

Morning everybody, today started bright and early, straight after breakfast we headed straight to the elephant shelter where we cleaned up the leftover sugarcane, and also the ele poop. The moment the shelters were all cleared we headed out into the jungle to start digging some deep, deep holes! It was hard work as the…



mad as monkeys

G’Day guys, so sorry about the delay posting the blog here. We ran into some technical difficulties, but all is well and we have been having an amazing few days here living life like the Jungle Book! Last time I wrote on here it was our very first day arriving at the Sanctuary and soooooooo…



Jungle sweet jungle

Hey everyone, I’m Jade and I’m out here in the jungle with a brand new group of great volunteers. I picked up our newest volunteer Nikki, and we joined the rest of the Village group this morning to make our way to the Wildlife Sanctuary. It wasn’t too long of a bus ride, only two…



Saying our goodbyes

It has been a big day today!! Lauren, Alana, Sarah, Jackson, Adrian, Rachel, Emma, Davey all went on a big adventure with a few people from the village project. First they went and checked out Kulen mountain. It’s a beautiful waterfall where many monks live and many fish live in the water, that kept nibbling…



Monkeying around

G’day guys, sorry about the delay in the blog, we are all safe and sound, being in the jungle makes it a little difficult to find service. But it’s good news for everyone reading because we have two days to catch up on!! Yesterday was our last full day on the sanctuary, and we worked…



Happy birthday Leo!

First things first, Happy Birthday Leo!! I’m so happy that he could spend it here having an amazing day with the elephants. Leo and his group all went for a jungle walk with the elephants this morning, and wow!! Was it beautiful!? Everything was so green, and it was surreal having these beautiful gentle giants…



Who needs a spa day, when jungle mud bath’s are free

Elephant noises and croaking frogs to wake up, I count ask for anything better. We all enjoyed a huge breakfast together and split up into two groups. One group went on a jungle walk with the elephants for a couple of hours. The other group went to clean out the elephant shelter and then a…



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