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 forContinue reading “Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”

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 andContinue reading “Visit An Elephant Sanctuary”

Volunteer at Elephant Nature Park

Each small group worked with their own guide doing jobs around the sanctuary. That’s our fabulous guide on the far right in the pink ENP shirt. The jobs change with the time of year, what foods are available, and whatever needs doing around the property. You will definitely help prepare food and scoop poop. YouContinue reading “Volunteer at Elephant Nature Park”