elephant riding - vang vieng (laos)

Elephant riding - Vang Vieng (Laos)

To climb on an elephant: grab the ear and use the elephant leg, trained elephants will lift their leg and let you use it as a step.­

The mahout is the person that drives the elephant.­ For more information, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Mahout

asian elephant elephant riding mahout man street vang vieng
Vang Vieng, Laos

Photos taken in Laos

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.­