The Golden Triangle

Thailand. We are on a long boat in the Golden Triangle which is an area where the Mekong and Ruak rivers cross. From the middle of the river you can see Laos to the east in the background mountains, Myanmar(Burma) to the north and Thailand to the west. You can also...
Look Ma, no hands

Look Ma, no hands

I am feeling really cocky about an hour into our elephant ride until the elephant grabbed a big branch and brought it down crashing toward me. An average elephant eats 600 pounds of food a day so they are constantly reaching out for leaves, branches, and grasses since...
Singapore Supertrees

Singapore Supertrees

So we are back in Singapore gazing at what has to be one of the coolest trees I have ever seen. This is a solar powered super tree, one of 18 just recently opened to the public in June, 2012. They have been described as walking thru Alice in Wonderland. (with such a...
Elephants Self Awareness

Elephants Self Awareness

You really get a sense how big these beautiful creatures are from the photo. Asian elephants average 3-4 tons and are very tall, at least from my perch sitting on my elephant’s head. What to me, is truly amazing, is the current research being done with...