Washing elephants in Thailand
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Day 9: Caring for Elephants at Blue Tao Village

Before I start talking about our incredible day with the elephants, I must do my part in the conservation of these beautiful creatures by explaining what it means to have an ethical experience with them. I plan on writing a full post on ethical elephant sanctuaries soon, so I'll keep this brief. Many people have… Continue reading Day 9: Caring for Elephants at Blue Tao Village

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Day 8: Traveling from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai

September 4, 2018 - Our last morning in Siem Reap was an early one. We woke up at 6:00 am to finish packing and then went to breakfast at 7:00 am. Our driver would be taking us to the airport at 8:00 am. Our last breakfast was so good and our entire stay was incredible; I… Continue reading Day 8: Traveling from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai

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Day 5: Exploring Angkor Wat (Small Circuit)

Preface Before I go too far into our adventure in Cambodia, I wanted to give you a little history and context to some of what you'll read in the next few posts. Cambodia is in a post-war state. The country is very poor and its people are still suffering from the atrocities imposed by the… Continue reading Day 5: Exploring Angkor Wat (Small Circuit)

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Day 4: Traveling from Bangkok to Siem Reap and Phnom Bakheng Sunset

August 31, 2018 - At 3:30 am we woke up, gathered our things, then checked out of the Novotel. It was relatively quiet in the airport at that time so we were up to the check-in counter by 4:30 am. It was so interesting to see the number of people sleeping everywhere. It was like anywhere… Continue reading Day 4: Traveling from Bangkok to Siem Reap and Phnom Bakheng Sunset

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Day 3: Arriving in Seoul and Flying to Bangkok

August 30, 2018 - About 2 hours before landing we were served breakfast. Eric and I both got the cheese omelet with chicken sausage. I didn't eat the sausage but the omelet was good. My fruit had mold on it though so that wasn't very appetizing. I checked the map before we landed and realized the… Continue reading Day 3: Arriving in Seoul and Flying to Bangkok

Flight to Seoul
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Days 1 & 2: Traveling from Atlanta, Georgia to Seoul, South Korea

August 28, 2018 - August 29, 2018 - This day actually started at night. Our flight to Seoul, South Korea from Atlanta, Georgia wasn't until Midnight so we both worked a full day and still had time to go home to shower before we left for the airport. Around 9:00 pm, we called a Lyft to… Continue reading Days 1 & 2: Traveling from Atlanta, Georgia to Seoul, South Korea