Posts Tagged ‘elephants’

The LG Travel News Roundup: 3.18.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 3.18.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Save The Elephants, Save The World Trip Jennings (former National Geographic Adventurer of the Year) and Andy Maser are in the Democratic Republic...
March 18th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

How to Ride Elephants in Laos: A City Girl’s Guide

How to Ride Elephants in Laos: A City Girl’s Guide
by Perrin Bailey Special to Lost Girls World Seven years ago, I awoke in my second-avenue apartment to the jolly musical renderings of twenty-six yellow taxis.  The streets flickered like a Pac Man machine featuring two-dozen Pac Men on a Starbucks drip.  All vehicles raced towards dollar signs and...
February 3rd, 2011 | Laos, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Searching for Simba

Searching for Simba
Like most of our fellow Village Volunteers, Amanda, Holly and I jumped at the chance to sign up for an affordable 1-day safari organized by one of the in-country coordinators, and a member of the Maasai tribe, Emmanuel. Not only would we be guided through the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve...
November 13th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Great Elephant Debate

The Great Elephant Debate
When our tour guide, Sunil, told us riding an elephant was believed to be able to change my luck, I was all game. After all, For Me magazine, where my monthly column chronicling my on-the-road adventures was scheduled to appear, had closed after only two of the five stories I’d written getting...
September 24th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More