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Volunteering in Thailand – Opening My Mind to New Experiences

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Volunteer in Thailand – Elephant Village Experience Surin province, Thailand Hello! My name is Abbie Gilsdorf and I went to Surin, Thailand and participated in the Elephant Village Experience. It was my first time outside of the United States and I was lucky enough to go with my best friend. We went for a week and it was the best ...

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Volunteer in Thailand – Majestic Animals and Incredible People

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Volunteer in Thailand – Elephant Village Experience Surin province, Thailand My time on the Elephant Village Experience Thailand working with the elephants was incredible! I got to experience not only the care of these majestic animals, but also the daily life in a small rural village away from wifi, hot water, and busy traffic. It was refreshing to be in ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – Elephants in My Backyard

Walking NomChok to the river, my favorite part of the day

Volunteer in Thailand – Elephant Village Experience Surin Province, Thailand My name is Samantha and I’m from Maryland, USA. From the moment I found GoEco and booked my trip I knew volunteering in Thailand was going to be an awesome unforgettable experience. Boy was I right! As soon as I stepped off the plane in Bangkok I was picked up ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – Elephants in the Village!

An elephant was staring at a sugar cane which Jannie hold while we were taking a picture.

Volunteer in Thailand – Elephant Village Experience Surin Province, Thailand I’ve never been so close to those amazingly gigantic creatures, so close that I could feel their snuffling. Elephant trunks are like huge pipes, but more flexible and powerful. Muscles in their trunks make it easier for them to twirl and tear the leaves on the banana trees at once ...

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Volunteering in South Africa at the Elephant and Rhino

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Volunteer in South Africa – Elephant and Rhino Conservation Durban, South Africa My adventure began in the middle of May; I was traveling by myself at 22 years old from the United States to volunteer in South Africa at the Elephant and Rhino Conservation project. After over thirty hours of flying I arrived in Durban, South Africa, and was met ...

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