The story of Max: He is one of the tallest known Asian Elephants. He has been used during ceremonies, as a working elephant doing a variety of services, including being used for street begging. His life on the streets were very difficult, and left him severely injured when he got hit by a very large truck (which is one of the dangers of working as a street elephant). Now he roams the park, when he is not in musth... and will spend the rest of his life here in peace.
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
This blog shares travel stories, writing, and narrations about spirituality and opening the heart to life. It includes some details from my three trips to India (in 2005, 2006, and 2008), other travels, organizations that are helping elephants (and the Dancing Bears), and even shares the secret of "How to Find Yourself" in India.
Cathy Rosewell Jonas:
As a fellow traveler on the spiritual journey, I am sharing what I have learned about opening the heart to life.
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