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I’m gonna learn me some English:p

I’m back!! Lol so today after the incredible breakfast, we went to the local school to teach English to the kids and afterwards we ended class and we out and played games! I had my squad, we called ourselves the wolf pack and we went around messing with the other vols it was so much…



Chopin that sugar caneeee

Hello all! To start our day off, we hopped in the back of the pick-up and took a quick trip down the road to a sugar cane field. We proceeded to chop down about 100 stalks for the elephants to eat over the course of the week. We quickly headed back and dropped off the…



The usual..washing elephants:p

Most volunteers were excited to see something other than eggs on offer for breakfast, with many enjoying PB&J on toast. Work started at 8am, the volunteers first had to collect around 200 trees and load them on to the truck before they could start planting them in 3 locations around the sanctuary. The aim of…



We made it to the elephants!

We made it safely to the elephant sanctuary! So today we are going to do something a little different and allow one of the volunteers to write the blog! Here she is Hey everyone!! Today we had a bit of a later start than the rest of the week. By 9:00am we left the hotel…



Good bye elephants

Today we were all pretty slow to get out of bed yet no one was late which was good. Today’s mission was to go to the boarder of the sanctuary and bless some trees with cloth that had been blessed by a monk. This held prevent illegal logging as anyone who cuts down a tree…



Blessing trees

  Today we were all pretty slow to get out of bed yet no one was late which was good. Today’s mission was to go to the boarder of the sanctuary and bless some trees with cloth that had been blessed by a monk. This held prevent illegal logging as anyone who cuts down a…



Teaching!!!!

  This morning straight after breakfast we were in the truck and heading down to the local school to teach English. As soon as we arrived the kids were in the classes sitting down waiting for us and when we walked into the class the were all bursting with excitement. We taught them counting and…



Planting and Cutting Sugarcane

By this stage everyone has gotten pretty good at arriving to breakfast on time, but this morning Paulina arrived 3 minutes late which earned her a nice spoonful of vegimite.  It was quite an event watching her eat it and the group couldn’t help but laugh as she pulled face after face hahaha Soon work…



Lets go for a swim

Waking up to the sounds of the jungle is the best alarm clock ever! We set all up by 7am eating Brekki and getting ready for the day. At 8:15 we started the work day. Dan took us to grab shovels and hoes and we were off to dig up some trees from the green…



Elephant time!!!!!

Brekki was at 7am sharp a few people were late and had to eat some veggimite for being late. We set off at 8:3p chatting on the bus I started hyping up the sanctuary the longer we were in the bus the more the excitement built. After 2 hours, which flew by, we arrived at…



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