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After the bath

After the bath
My previous series showed the elephant being given a wash and the attendant then jumping off. Which left the elephant in the river alone! With the bathing over, it's time for this well trained elephant to get out. See the images below (also in PiPs). The position shown on the map is approximate to the Bolaven Plateau in southern Laos.

Betty【ツ】, Holger Hagen, just"jj", Gillian Everett and 37 other people have particularly liked this photo


32 comments - The latest ones
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
SMALL IGP8084-1Now I notice the rope attached to it (apparently by the ear).
4 months ago. Edited 4 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
SMALL IGP8085-1I found this remarkable - it picks up the rope so it didn't become a problem.
4 months ago. Edited 4 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
SMALL IGP8086-1-2Then it's time to get out of the river.
4 months ago. Edited 4 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
SMALL IGP8087-1-2And to head back past the guest-house to the elephant enclosure.
4 months ago. Edited 4 months ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Magnifique série excellemment rendue... Bonne journée.
4 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
What a cute series, George ! I do love these animals !!! *********************************
4 months ago.
 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
An excellent set of shots George.
Thank you for posting to FFF.
4 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Wonderful series George.
4 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
A great series. I love it.
4 months ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
A beautiful series of these thick-skinned...
4 months ago.
 Diana Australis
Diana Australis club
He’s enjoying himself hugely, George!
4 months ago.
 Tacheles
Tacheles
A truly gentle giant he is.
4 months ago.
 Xata
Xata club
Happy to be clean I guess...
4 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Impressive pictures, George !
4 months ago.
 Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann club
A beautiful series, George!
4 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
What a clever animal. If only humans were so thoughtful! A wonderful series George.
4 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
Wonderful series of photos, George. The elephant is indeed well-trained.
4 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
Thanks for your visits.
4 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
Have a good day.
4 months ago.
 FotoArt
FotoArt club
Wie bei den kleinen Kindern. Wenn sie in der Wanne die Prozedur des Waschens und des Haare waschens erst einmal überstanden haben, wollen sie immer noch planschen - meistens bis das Badezimmer unter Wasser steht!
4 months ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
very beautiful!
4 months ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Awesome shots! Stay well!
4 months ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
SAD THAT SHE IS CHAINED RHOUGH
4 months ago.
 ╰☆☆June☆☆╮
╰☆☆June☆☆╮ club
Well done, good work.
Keep well and safe my friend. Have a good day.
4 months ago.
 Janet Brien
Janet Brien club
What a show! Marvelous and interesting to see...gosh that must have been fun for you. Laos? WOW!! That must have been an incredible trip. We'd love to visit Asia at some point but these days we're happy just to embrace the loveliness of our state in relative safety. You went in 2011, how awesome. Isn't it great that we have so many pictures to dig into and share from our past adventures? You sure have me thinking about Asia though. Some day...I hope!
4 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
River wild for a bath baby ---Great pic George)
4 months ago.
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
The second chapter of the story! Thank you, George. I was left a bit hanging about the elephant being left to fend for itself in the swift river current ...
4 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Wonderful set of beautiful and heart warming images George
4 months ago.
 Gabi Lombardo
Gabi Lombardo club
great series!!
4 months ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi George

A very nice set of pictures!

Must have been great to see the relationship the elephants have with their keepers..

Best Wishes, a nice weekend, and stay safe!!
Peter
4 months ago.
 Gillian Everett
Gillian Everett club
Excellent series, George
4 months ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
Beautiful serie! it seems that he holds his leash in his mouth... and he doesn't seem to be mistreated like many of his peers.
4 months ago.

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