Bunches of Bananas and Elephant Poop March 30th 2008 Minutes after arriving at ENP for my two week volunteer placement, I knew I had made the right desicion. The website was vague about what volunteers at the park actually do, but I was ready to get my hands dirty and do some hard work. Volunteers stay at the park in week-long increments, and my first week there were about 25 volunteers, people from the UK, Australia, and NZ of all ages. There wa ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Well, after months of anticipation, the depature date is finally here! I leave November 3rd for a 5 month trip through Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Laos. I set up this site so that family and friends can keep in touch and see what I'm doing on my "big trip".
My rough itinerary:
Nov. 3rd-Dec. 29th: Australia
Dec. 29th-Jan 27th: New Zealand
Jan 27th-Mar 20th: Thailand and Laos
Please feel free to leave comments or messages, I'll try to respond as frequently as possible!!... full info