southeastasia

Pai: A turning point

When I think back to my time in Pai, I think about the dense green jungles and a skyline of mountains in the back drop. I think about fresh mango shakes from the night market and the easy-going feeling of not really wanting to do much. A sleepy little hippy town where moving slowly is…

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Volunteering at Elephant Nature Park

The week I spent at ENP was THE most wonderful and rewarding experience of my life. It was also extremely hard, mentally. My eyes were opened to the cruelty and suffering the Asian elephant undergoes, merely for the sake of tourism. I was shown footage of baby elephants undergoing the appalling process of Phajaan, being…

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