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Outriggers in Maya Bay
The ruins of Cava Di Pomice, Aeolian Islands, Italy
Butterfly passed onto heaven whilst it's beautiful body remains in a barren parking lot.
Versailles Trees
A Sea Turtle Basking In His Natural Habitat
St. Pete Beach Sunset
Watching the Canoe Family
Icelandic dusk in June
Cloud over the building
Night at the Marina Bay Front
Joining the Herd
National University Hospital (Singapore)
Singapore Flyer
A bee with lavender
Night at the Marina Bay Sands
Sunset in the Mountains
Old Town building in Jerome, Idaho
Hubbard Glacier Breaking Off
The dock Lums Pond States Park, Delaware
Hubbard Glacier Beauty
A lady bug after a rare rain shower in drought stricken Southern California.
Fishing village building
14th Annual Photo Contest
Joining the Herd

In my eyes, a sustainable travel project involves an activity or place where the environment is the first priority. My life mate and I spent our 10 year anniversary at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This is a true elephant sanctuary where abandoned and disabled elephants find refuge thanks to the heroine and powerhouse, Lek Chailert. The elephants' stories are heartbreaking, but they now have a safe place to live and animal lovers travel from all over the world to admire these gentle giants. It is even possible to volunteer at this elephant sanctuary- volunteers spend a week feeding and caring for the elephants and the property and are fed three huge vegetarian meals a day. The people there are as well taken care of as the elephants. There is even a dog rescue on the property where no strays are turned away.

TAGS: Elephant, Sustainable Travel, Thailand, Wildlife

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Tacoma, Washington, United States of America
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© Roxann Murray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
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Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 13, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 42mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f6.3
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PHOTO LOCATION Chiang Mai, Thailand