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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND with our VIEWERS || Somewhere Devine

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Published on Jun 27, 2016

Traveling with our viewers to Chiang Mai was unforgettable. This was the second half of the trip, and my favorite half! Everyone was better acquainted with each other, and the experiences we shared in Chiang Mai were unlike any other. We visited the long neck tribe, and the villagers were so welcoming to us. We also learned how to cook traditional Thai Food, and I think it was the best food of the whole trip! BUT My favorite part by far was playing with the elephants in Ran Tong! This rescue camp saves elephants from abusive tourist attractions and situations (the stories they told were absolutely heart wrenching) and give them a better life. Ran Tong is a place where people can come and not only support a great cause (all proceeds go to purchasing/saving elephants from abusive camps), and they teach you how to properly interact with elephants. Like bathing them, and taking them on walks by riding bare back. There are native volunteers called "Mahoots" who never leave their elephants side. Literally. They get up throughout the night to check on their elephant/feed their elephant. They way they care for their individual elephant reminded me of being a mother to a newborn baby! We got assigned to this Elephant named Bon Yang, and she was such a cuddle bug. I'm not usually one to say stuff like this, but it's like she could sense that I was pregnant or something! She was extra gentle with me. Those elephants truly are the most beautiful and loving creatures. Thanks again to everyone who joined us -- I wish we could go explore together everyday. :) Keep an eye out for our Somewhere Devine announcement for next summer's trip! Where would you like to explore!?

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