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Trekking to Mae Yen Waterfall, Pai


A tip from a friend of ours led us north of Chiang Mai to the little town of Pai. It’s tucked away in the mountains along a very winding road, one with about 762 switchbacks! Pai is a peaceful haven of cute cafes, stunning scenery and boutique shops. It’s a place full of expats and hippies, but with enough soul

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary | Part 2


Wow, almost a month since I last blogged and so much has happened! For personal reasons, we’ve had to come back to the UK and put our travels on a temporary hiatus (nope, I’m not pregnant). BUT I still have so many photos and videos to share from our time in Thailand, and we are still

Sleepover at Elephant Sanctuary | Pt 1.


It’s taken me a long time to write this – it’s so difficult trying to sum up these two days into one blog! But one thing I can say, is that I feel very privileged to have had this experience, and it’s one I think anyone should be able to do at least once in their life.

Face to Face with Dragons!


Arriving to Komodo National Park feels like you’re on the set of a dinosaur film franchise. Instead of the busy port town I expected, we were greeted by a looming concrete pier, rudely jutting out to sea from a desolate, yellow sand beach. The dark treeline had a gap which suggested that was where we were supposed to

Exploring the Komodo Archipelago


I’m struggling to put into words the beauty, majesty and wildness of Komodo National Park. It’s a place with the power to leave you speechless, an archipelago of Jurassic islands, white sand beaches and prehistoric reptiles. It was 5am when we climbed onto the small wooden boat that was to take us out that morning. There was

Haunted Paradise Island


Gili Trawangan might appear entirely and utterly flat, but a few sharp eyed visitors might notice a fairly prominent hill that rises to the south-west of the island. You’d be forgiven for never knowing it was there, and I’m sure most people leave the island completely oblivious to it’s existence. It was marked as ‘Gili

Into the Coconut Forest


When you cross the middle of Gili Trawangan, you’ll see small villages, local huts, new mini-resorts and a few cows, all dotted within a seemingly never ending forest of palm trees. They stretch as far as you can see, lining the main path that links two sides of the island. Most afternoons, after the midday

Swimming with Turtles on Gili T


We finally made it! Since we left home I’ve been dying to get into a warm sea, to dive deep and swim with the fishes. We were almost there. After Kuala Lumpur, we had a long and arduous journey back to Indonesia. The Gili Islands to be exact. In 16 hours we crammed in two plane journeys,

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Chesca

↠ a travelogue of adventures ↠ travelling the world with my love and working as we go. these are our stories.

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currently ↠ Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  • Having the time of our lives and planning the next
  • I never knew mangrove forests were so noisy They click
  • Krabis craggy limestone islands are my favourite view Were hoping
  • My wild one weve had constant rain in Krabi now
  • New YouTube video last elephant photo I promise but part
  • Throwback to the rice terraces of Ubud Bali They are
  • After 5 hours of trekking and 80 yes 80! water
  • So much footage and so many photos from our 2
  • Thai junglin

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