Standing in the green marshes of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka, three adult elephants and one baby expertly pulled out tall grasses with their trunks. After a quick back and forth swing of their trunk, they each shoveled their bounty into their mouths. I couldn't believe our luck. Our safari jeep was parked on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Road Trip Adventures
In the first season of the (hilarious) musical parody show Crazy Ex Girlfriend, there's a scene where the main character is so excited to have friends to invite to her party that she sings an overly peppy song with the simple lyrics, “I have friends, I definitely have friends!”. In the weeks leading up to … Continue reading Thailand Island Adventures: Phuket, Khao Sok and Krabi
It’s been a little over a year since Tim and I spent a week volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand, but it’s a week we still think about often. Over the past year we’ve been thrilled to see several of our friends also visit the ENP, and whenever we’ve heard that friends … Continue reading What Elephants Taught Me About Travel
My favorite pics from our walks at Elephant Nature Park. Lek is the woman sitting under elephants in the fourth picture.
Elephants bathing at Elephant Nature Park
Our first day with the elephants at Elephant Nature Park
Itinerary: Days 1-11: Phuket Days 12-15: Koh Tao Day 16- Bangkok Day 17: Chiang Mai Days 18-24: Elephant Nature Park Day 15: Bangkok RTW Trip 2014: Peru→ Chile → Argentina → Antarctica → Argentina → Uruguay → Argentina→ Chile→ England → Morocco → Spain → France → Belgium → Netherlands → Germany → Czech Republic → Austria → … Continue reading Why You Should Never Ride an Elephant