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Koh Samui, Koh Lanta & Krabi

THAILAND | Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | Views [3314]

The 'quiet beach' on Koh Samui did not prove to be one of my best choices for getting off the tourist track. The hotel was on the wrong side of the main thoroughfare route around the island but did have a nice rooftop top pool & a decent library ... Read more >

Tags: basic, koh lanta, koh nang yuan, koh samui, koh tao, krabi, mai kaew cave swimming, primitive, sustainable, volunteering


Reflections of a Volunteer

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | Views [498]

Almost a week without rain now and yet the sky has held promise of it today. Heavy dark clouds have rimmed the mountains around our valley, only to be blown away on the wind. The breeze is welcome but the heat of the last few days is beginning to feel ... Read more >

Tags: africa, backpacking, bambelela, baz bus route, kittens, lions, monkeys, volunteering


Monkey Proficient

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | Views [2323] | Comments [2]

Several days have elapsed since my last blog entry. The internet went down and was then intermittent but now seems to be working again. It’s amazing that even here, in the middle of the bush, it is possible to have internet. Tap water comes from ... Read more >

Tags: baboons, monkeys, south africa, volunteering, volunteers


Monkeys, Menus & Mealiepap

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | Views [1468] | Comments [1]

Today must be Sunday because we had bacon and eggs for breakfast. Mealtimes are unusual in several ways over here. Food is cooked in the kitchen in the Volunteer House and we then take out plates to the eating area which is a patio covered with a thatched ... Read more >

Tags: africa, bambelela, mealiepap, orphan monkeys, volunteering


First Day of Adventure

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | Views [700] | Comments [4]

Bambelela, a wildlife and vervet monkey rehabilitation centre is situated, well quite frankly, in the middle of nowhere! The “metropolis” of Bela Bela is about 40 mins of dirt track, past Leopard’s Rock and forever around the next corner ... Read more >

Tags: africa, bambelela, bush, monkeys, south africa, thunderstorms, volunteering, wildlife



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