Volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park: Days 6 and 7

This week is all Elephant Nature Park (ENP), all the time. Every day will be a detailed post on a day or two of the seven days I spent at the park in February 2013. I hope that those researching … Continue reading

Volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park: Days 4 and 5

This week is all Elephant Nature Park (ENP), all the time. Every day will be a detailed post on a day or two of the seven days I spent at the park in February 2013. I hope that those researching … Continue reading

Volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park: Day 2

This week is all Elephant Nature Park (ENP), all the time. Every day will be a detailed post on a day or two of the seven days I spent at the park in February 2013. I hope that those researching … Continue reading

I’m Off to Live with the Elephants

Dearest fellow travelers, I’m spending the week in the jungle, living with elephants. I’m volunteering as a general helper at the Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and conservation reserve located an hour’s drive outside of Chiang Mai. I’ll be feeding … Continue reading

Camel Trekking in the Sahara of Morocco

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Desert always means journey. Nomads living in it, tourists traveling across it, refugees escaping through it — the Sahara is wide and the journey often long. We move across its orange-golden dunes with no sense that we will ever reach … Continue reading