Elephant Trekking in Chiang Mai Thailand, 2005

The second largest city in the country, Chiang Mia serves, for tourists, as a lauching point for the elephant treks into the northern hills.

Actually the "Elephant Trek" part of the trip usually consists of a couple of hours going down a river on a pachyderm. Though this may sound like you're getting gipped, in fact, after about 30 minutes, you'll be glad it's not longer.

Not exactly the most comfortable ride in the world.

Also see Thailand.

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