Animal Encounters

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ELEPHANT NATURE PARK

Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Chiang Mai-Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help out with caring for the elephants.  The 39 elephants at E.N.P are all rescued elephants, saved from various tourists camps, shows and illegal logging mills, where they are forced to work from the age of 4 until death.… Read more →

THAI SNAKE SHOW IN PHUKET

If you don’t like snakes, LOOK AWAY NOW! Cobras, King Cobras, Pythons and more. In Phuket Thailand should you wish to watch a man, “charm” snakes, like a handsome Alejandro in a salsa class, you’ll probably find yourself at the Phuket Snake Show. Many snakes, all venomous and most deadly and one little thai man… annoying them. It wasn’t charming… Read more →

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SWIMMING WITH WILD WHALESHARKS

CAN YOU IMAGINE SWIMMING ALONGSIDE A NINE METRE LONG WILD WHALE SHARK? Donsol just South of Legazpi in The Philippines is the only place in The Philippines where you may be lucky enough to swim with a WILD WHALESHARK or as they are locally known, BUTANDING. Well Miky and I were lucky enough, the most exhilarating, magical experience so far in my… Read more →

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GILLI AIR SUNSETS AND SWIMMING WITH TURTLES

Squeezing 2 days into one post again as were stopped off at internet restaurant, overlooking the ocean and the near island of Lombok. Theres a rainbow over Lombok right now, but here its clear and cool at 17.30. Miks is beside me; reading his kindle, occasionally letting out little smirks and theres house music thumping from the bar directly behind… Read more →

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MAGNIFICENT AND TERRIFYING EXPERIENCE AT THE SACRED MONKEY FOREST

  (Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.)  Sacred Monkey Forest Temple, Situated in Ubud is a popular tourist attraction, but you might just want to read about our experience first!! The Balinese locals believe that monkeys are sacred. The original Balinese , known as Bali Aga believed in ancestor worship and animism (souls can live within landscapes… Read more →