Our last day together

Today is a sad day for all of us. Our last day together. In such a short time we have all become such a close family and I am truly sad to see this bunch of legends leave. I know the children, culture and especially the elephants will always have a spot in our hearts…



Our hut is complete

Today was one of the best days ever. We finished the ranger hut which will be so beneficial to stop illegal poaching and logging and then we got to decorate it. We had plenty of paint and a few very artistic volunteers and a can do attitude. We painted the Sanctuary logo and the Reach…



E is for English

  Today we headed to a near by school and all our amazing Reach Out Volunteers became teachers. They were split into groups and taught the children for an hour and they did a marvellous job. We had times table races, learning the alphabet, singing and lots of laughs and high fives. The children are…



Stop… hammock time

  We love the sanctuary and we never wanna leave. This place is seriously beautiful, we are working hard learning lots and as the title suggests enjoying some down time swinging in our hammocks and enjoying the serenity. Today we had another jungle walk and continued our work building the ranger hut. We have almost…



We are so blessed

  Today was our first full day at the sanctuary and it was absolutely wonderful. We split into our two groups after our delicious breakfast, one group headed out to help build a ranger hut and the other group took the elephants on a jungle walk. It was a busy and rewarding day, out at…



Welcome to the elephant blog

Today I got to meet my new bunch of amazing volunteers, they are all super awesome and interesting people and I can’t wait to get to know all these legends over the next week. We all jumped on the bus first thing this morning and headed out to the elephant sanctuary. On arrival we had…



Our last day together

Today is a sad day for all of us. Our last day together. In such a short time we have all become such a close family. I know the children, culture and especially the elephants will always have a spot in our hearts and we are lucky to know that it is never a good…



Our last full day

Today was our last full day at the sanctuary, it has gone so fast this past week and all our volunteers have learnt so much about the elephants and the Cambodian wildlife. This morning we all headed out into the jungle to clear a path for the rangers. It was hot and sweaty as per…



ROV Family

Today after having rice for breakfast (rice is life) we headed to a primary school. We all split up and went into classrooms and taught English and math to the kids. It was a lot of fun and the kids were so excited to have us there. At recess we played games and danced with…



Hakuna Matata

Today was another beautiful day at the sanctuary. It is so magical and peaceful out here in the Cambodian jungle it is going to be really hard to leave this little slice of paradise. We split into our two groups and headed out to work after breakfast, some of our volunteers took the elephants for…