When I found the Samui Elephant Sanctuary, honestly, I was worried I would arrive and it would be a scam, because there are a lot of hidden truths in this industry. I was so happy and relieved to find that this was a true safe haven filled with loving caretakers, well-informed visitors, and most importantly: rescued, recovering, happy, free elephants in a healthy environment that focuses on the elephants’ well-being and not the tourists’ entertainment.Continue reading
It’s not easy to change, and it’s easy to change. You can convince me of both. It’s easy to change when you’re ready, and stepping back into Bangkok again as a 29 year old, reflecting on the six years that have flown by, was just the spark I needed to give myself an honest reevaluation and a push to make healthier decisions for my mind and body, every moment of every day.