I Rode An Elephant And I’m Not Proud Of It

It seems that these days, one of the most popular things to do in Thailand is to ride an elephant. I mean, how authentic does that sound, right? You sitting on a saddle on the back of beautiful gentle animal, going for a stroll in the lush tropical jungle in an exotic land. Now that sounds like the perfect profile picture.

It is undeniably a wonderful experience. Elephants are such lovely creatures and to be near them and just to be able to touch them is such a wonderful privilege. When I went to Thailand for the first time, I knew right away I had to do it. And I looked forward to it like a kid looked forward to Disneyland. I mean come on, ELEPHANTS. Where in the world would you find a better place to experience this other than THE land of the elephants? It was a…

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