Mahout for a day

For the people around you that don’t know what a mahout is. A mahout is an elephant trainer that basically dedicates his life to the elephants. Whilst being in Thailand that even has a beer brand with elephants, you just can’t leave Thailand without coming close to these animals.

Being around the elephant farm all day was definitely one of the highlights of our stay in Thailand and today I’m sharing my favorite pictures and I tell you all about the experience.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

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Somewhere in Thailand

While we were driving in Thailand we stopped when we saw these people working in the paddy fields. Our guide told us that whole villages come together and help each other out with the work on the paddy fields. I found this pretty amazing since it’s really hard work out in the burning sun all day. Amazing to see though, that communities help each other in such a way 🙂