Ev's Path

Be Bold

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Jenny and I were warm & cozy in our little tent high in the Andes mountains, watching in wonder as the mist lifted to reveal the splendour before us. All was still. We sighed as a porter, not an Inca warrior, tiptoed to wake us with coca tea & a bowl of warm water for…

A Few Days in Chiang Mai

When you volunteer at Elephant Nature Park you get picked up if you are staying within the walls of the old city. So I booked in at Parasol Inn at the corner of Praprokklao Rd. & Rachadamnoen Rd. Chiang Mai was interesting, inexpensive, & friendly. Have a look at the map. You can see the…

Visit An Elephant Sanctuary

Choose a Sanctuary to Visit Google ‘elephant sanctuaries’ & ‘blogs elephant sanctuaries’   Get a map of Thailand & figure out where the sanctuaries are.  elephantnaturepark.org is an excellent site & details many sanctuaries they support.  There are other places to consider such as Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary (BLES), http://www.phuketelephantsanctuary.org (Phuket Elephant Sanctuary), & Burn and…