Chiang Mai - Part 2 February 6th 2011 Yogi Mahout
We decided spend a day learning how to ride elephants, which was as it turned out an excellent thing to do (even though it was pricey!). We met our group and started by spending 10mins sat on an exercise ball which was supposed to simulate riding an elephant, it didn't do a very good job.
We then set off into the hills to meet our elephant!! The first animal we met thoug ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more