Asia, ayutthaya, thailand

Ayutthaya

I didn’t originally plan on going to Ayutthaya but over the course of the month, the name kept popping up everywhere. My interest was peaked, so I decided to take the four hour journey from Kanchanaburi to check it out. Built in 1350, Ayutthaya was the former capital of the…

Asia, food & drink, kanchanaburi, thailand

On’s Thai Cooking Class

Today I earned my Thai food chef wings!! I found the cutest little vegetarian restaurant across the street from my guesthouse and the owner offers private cooking lessons for only 600 baht ($18.50)! For the class you are allowed to pick any three items from the menu, plus a delicious…

Asia, kanchanaburi, thailand

Happy Thankgiving from Thailand!

Today is Thanksgiving, and I’m in Thailand. There has been no mention of turkey or pilgrims, no festive plates, and the smell of holiday candles with dumb names like “Season of a Peace” or “Winter Fig” are missing from the air. As if a candle can really smell like peace, or figs can…

Asia, kanchanaburi, thailand

Erawan Falls

On Wednesday, 2 of the volunteers and I were given a day off (after many hours of begging), so we decided to check out the famous Erawan Falls. Only 2 hours away by bus. Erawan is a national park with its main attraction being a 7 tiered waterfall that hundreds of…

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Elephants eat 10% of their body weight each day, which means they spend most of their time eating. As a volunteer, our days pretty much revolve around feeding the elephants and it’s pretty much a full time job.  BANANA TREES Every day, we drive to one of the local...
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