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Major Wildlife Trafficker Arrested

Over my Sunday morning coffee, I open up my email (who gets the paper anymore?) and read an article a friend has just sent.

“20 January 2018 – Asian wildlife trafficking ‘kingpin’ Boonchai Bach arrested” 588 more words


Ke bonile ditlhou!

I have been told repeatedly that there are elephants in my village, but I have yet to see one. I jokingly tell people that I believe everyone is lying to me—they are… 1,682 more words

Peace Corps

Thai local likes tourist's authentic elephant pants and love for Asian culture

Bangkok—After selling green curry and driving a tuk tuk for fifteen years, Thai local Terdsak Pichaironnarongsongkram professed his admiration for tourist Katie Swanson’s authentically Thai elephant pants. 218 more words


Safari Time at Udawalawe National Park

One of the biggest drawcards to Sri Lanka is its wildlife. When the country’s national animal is the elegant peacock, you can guarantee that there is plenty of wildlife to see. 780 more words


4 Days in the Golden Triangle: Part 1

Northern Thailand has been at the top of our bucket list since our honeymoon four years ago. We had originally planned to visit for our five year anniversary… but life’s little twists and turns surprised us with an assignment overseas for Matt… So we decided to make the best of it and take our five year anniversary trip a year early! 462 more words


Harry Selby, Renowned Hunter and Safari Guide, Is Dead at 92

He shot his first antelope at 8, his first elephant at 14. Mr. Selby was a protégé of the East Africa hunter Philip Hope Percival, who took Theodore Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway on safari. 74 more words


Sunshine for Elephants

The word for “elephant” in Thai is “Chang”, with a soft “ch” like “machine” and an “a” like “ah”. They are an important part of Thai culture, and a big part of the reason I wanted to come to Chiang Mai. 2,085 more words