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To the sanctuary we go!

WE MADE IT!!! Hello everyone this is Mack Attack and I am the team leader this week in the sanctuary with team galaxy (I didn’t pick the name). And we are SO stoked to be here in the sanctuary! This morning we left Siem Reap after brekky and arrived at the elephant sanctuary at about…



Why are we so cute

Blog post! Howdy! Today is our last night here at the beautiful elephant sanctuary before heading back to Siem Reap. There was the juiciest sweetest freshest most delicious mango for breakfast this morning, along with our regular breakfast yum. We hopped over to the community school again today and continued on with our building project!…



I’ll make a man out of you

Hello hello, team sharkbait back for day 3 at the elephant sanctuary! In this episode we feature slow motion battle scenes, choreographed musical numbers and a solo debut interpretive dance to ‘colours of the wind.’ The day started off with a BANG. Everyone dragged their sleepy lifeless bodies to breakfast and enjoyed some fresh fruit…



Here come the elephants!

*note this is the blog post for December 11th. Sorry for the late update, internet connection at the sanctuary was a little rocky last night! Good morning elephants! We got up bright and early this morning, everyone was pumped to get to the elephant sanctuary! We packed our bags and ate some omelettes then loaded…



It’s me!… no it’s grandma

Good evening lovely people! What a good ass, brick laying, dirt carrying, Disney movie watching and riddle playing day! (Yes we did so all of these things today) … and it was AWESOME! Now that it was the last day of working on the classroom we have officially perfected the art of cementing…some of the…



Brick laying and School Playing

Good evening beautiful people! The volunteers and I headed over to the local school today! We are contining to build a classroom for the school and did some amazing work today! We put our cement mixing skills to the test and started mixing right away! We laid a ton of bricks to build the foundation…



Fire Break Down

Hello hello everyone! Today was such a great day in the jungle! We swapped group today and had one group working on the fire breaks and the other jungle walking and bathing the elephants! Everyone had such a blast playing celebrity guessing games on the walk and laughing at Dan(our volunteer coordianter) for being afraid…



Washing Elephants and saving the world

Good evening everybody!! It is I… Mack Attack reporting with the daily download! It was an absolutely fabulous day here at the sanctuary! These girls are absolute rockstars!! We started the morning off with a nessisary brekky (the food here is insanely good)! Then we were straight to work… we split into two groups: one…



We hath arrived!!

Hello hello beautiful people!!! This is team leader Mack Attack here reporting from the middle of the jungle. This week I am joining Damdin’s group here at the sanctuary! We arrived at the sanctuary at about 11am and went straight to orientation and touring the sanctuary! Everyone seems to LOVE the peacefulness of the sanctuary…



GOODBYE

*note this is the blog for December 2nd* What a busy last day! We said goodbye to the elephants today and returned to Siem Reap. Before we left we got a change to walk through the gorgeous jungle and tie orange scarves around the trees. The orange scarves had been blessed by monks, and by…



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