palace gate with elephant spikes

Palace gate - Sailana (India)

You can see the pointing spikes on the gate, against elephant charges.­ All the ancient gates in India have those.­

elephant spikes motorbikes palace gate sailana
MDR 12A, Sailana, Madhya Pradesh, 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 during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.­