If you had asked me a year ago, never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I’d be spending so much quality time with elephants. I’ve spent a total of 6 weeks at Elephant Nature Park so far, and 2 weeks at Elephants World. That’s 8 weeks helping to care for, and bond with the elephants who call these sanctuaries home. I’ve always been … Continue reading Elephants are Still Awesome
I meant to write this when my students left at the end of January. Then I broke my foot and got distracted. For 2 weeks in January I was the trip leader for another student group. Unlike over the summer, this group was pre-vet. All of the students want to go to veterinary school someday. You’d be correct in thinking I know nothing about veterinary … Continue reading Two Weeks Learning to be a Vet
Back at ENP for a 6th week. Baby Dokrak is getting big. The park is still beautiful. When I said hi to Memphis, the dog, he licked my face. I think he remembers me. In case you’re wondering, seeing elephants does not get less exciting. They’re still magnificent and fascinating. I watched a beautiful sunrise on the first morning. Now that the rainy season is … Continue reading I’m back at Elephant Nature Park!
Sorry in advance, this one is gonna be long. But the next one will be all photos! This is week 5. I’ve spent a month of my life here. With the humongous bugs. And the really loud geckos. And the even louder cicadas. And the mushy vegetarian food. And the rain. So much rain. And the majestic elephants. And the playful and sometimes crazy dogs. … Continue reading My Last First Day at Elephant Nature Park