Tag: elephant

The Surin Elephant Diaries – An Introduction

Three days have passed since I reported for my volunteer duties at the Surin Project and everything I own is covered in elephant poop. It’s not like I rolled in a pile of it, but rather that it permeates all surfaces and waterways and is therefore unavoidable. Today, my comrades and I shredded poop balls …

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Living My Dream in Kruger National Park

  Those close to me know that I’m a pretty intense animal lover. My travel partner, Erin, would probably substitute “lover” with “freak,” but that’s neither here nor there. So, when given the opportunity to go on a 4-day safari in Kruger National Park, I was pumped! Erin, Liz (Erin’s friend from college who met …

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