Tag Archives: Elephants

Ndutu, Tanzania

It’s nearly two years since the person who took these stunning photos passed away aged 50. RIP Andrew, you were a great wildlife photographer.

Elephant, Elephant Village, Luang Prabang, Laos

A-Z April Challenge – Elephant Village, Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang in Laos is an amazing city, perhaps the most spiritual place I have ever visited. After chilling out with the Buddhist monks and viewing fabulous Mekong sunsets, we decided to get up close with rescued elephants at a sanctuary out of town. Having read a lot of adverse articles about the suffering of […]

I Will Never Forget My Elephant…..

Regular readers of my blog will know that one of my travel highlights was spending two days amongst the elephants at Elephant Village, Laos in 2010. Elephant Village is an eco-centre where all the resident elephants have been rescued from a life of hard work and mistreatment in the logging industry. There they are cared […]


I had ridden on the back of an elephant in India before but that had been sat on a howdah for just a few metres up to the Amber Palace. This was nothing compared to my visit to Elephant Village just outside Luang Prabang in Laos. Normal Monday morning – get up at six tired […]