Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Elephants!

For our last half-day in Phuket, we enjoyed a 1 hour elephant ride excursion. It was amazing. The elephants are so agile. They can easily carry 2 of us and the guide over steep terrain. They have very coarse hairs like a broom and rough skin.

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Erin and Bob boarding their 40 year old elephant

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The guide sits comfortably on the elephant’s head

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Nick and Bob took a turn in the driver’s seat of their elephants

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Erin and Carolyn in the driver’s seat

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Baby elephant

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Baby elephant doing a few tricks … plays harmonica, sits up, moons, and bows.

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