elephant walking on street - mahout (india)

Elephant and his Mahout, walking on a street in rural India.­

asian elephant elephant riding mahout man road street
National Highway 29, Rahimpur Urf Musalimpur, Uttar Pradesh 233306, India

Photos of Asian Elephants (Thailand, Vietnam , Laos, Nepal and India)

This series includes live elephants and artistic representations like paintings and sculptures, and Ganesha the Hindu Elephant Deity, or Erawan the mythological three-headed white elephant.­

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­