Visiting Phuket

With a weekend to spare and desperate for some beach time, some of the girls from the elephant project and I decided to visit the island of Phuket. As soon as we landed in Phuket on the Saturday morning the humidity and heat hit us, and it was gratefully received as up in the village […]

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Volunteering With Elephants

It is always said that when you visit Thailand you must see the incredible Asian elephants, and what better way to get up close to elephants and have a positive impact on their lives than to do a month of volunteering with them. I chose an ethical elephant volunteer project with the company GVI, who […]

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Touring Thailand – The South

The tour of Thailand continued down to parts of the South, exploring the less known beautiful spots. It included visiting Khao Sok National Park, Koh Samui and Koh Tao. We started off from Bangkok getting the overnight train to Khao Sok NP. The scenery here is breath taking and we took a a long tail […]

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Pelagic Scuba Diving

Scuba diving with blue sharks in the open ocean is an experience I will never forget! In Gansbaai I was offered to go scuba diving with blue and mako sharks with Marine Dynamics, on the boat Show Time. The boat ride out to sea was around 2 hours and incredible wildlife was seen on the […]

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South Africa Shark Conservation

I am currently in Gansbaai, South Africa, on a shark conservation project with the company International Marine Volunteers working with Marine Dynamics. Gansbaai is a beautiful small town located in the Western Cape, about an hour away from Hermanus and three hours from Cape Town. Gansbaai is famous for the most successful area to go […]

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