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I Will Never Go On An Elephant Ride Again

Before Phuket, I was naively excited and eager to sit atop elephants. It was number one on my list of activities in Thailand. I would look at photos and read stories about the different experiences people have riding them. 594 more words

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An Ethical Elephant Encounter in Thailand

After landing in Bangkok for our first time ever we had a whole host of unanswered question about how we’d spend the next four months traveling around South East Asia. 899 more words

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How to Make (and Keep) a Traveler’s Hippocratic Oath

First, do no harm.

It’s an oath sworn by physicians and a pledge that every traveler should make as well. As guests in the places we visit the very least we can do is respect our hosts by not hurting their country or their people. 1,187 more words

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Wonderful World: Hanging out with Elephants

This wonderful world is brought to you by the Elephants of Cambodia.  On my four-month trip through South East Asia, it wasn’t hard to see the abuse elephants have to go through in the tourism sector.  139 more words

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