Kees' photos with the elephant

Elephant

Elephant
The first book of the apocryphal Maccabees (I Macc.6,43ff.) describes the fight of a certain Eleasar against an elephant of the enemy. He placed himself under the monster, and stabbed it in the chest. It broke down crushing the soldier underneath. The stu…
Added on June  8, 2008

Elephants at Icking 3

Elephants at Icking 3
And they were gone. The elephants got smaller, but as a picture, I like this one best.
Added on January 28, 2008

Elephants at Icking 2

Elephants at Icking 2
It takes courage to face an African elephant at such a close distance.
As you see, after my last haircut I have to wear a cap to protect my head against the cold.
Added on January 28, 2008

Elephants at Icking 1

Elephants at Icking 1
Sunday afternoon. A pleasant walk to the Isar nearby. I took my camera, though it was gloomy, and I had little hope of taking any noteworthy pictures. For once, I was lucky.

In Winter, we have to reckon with things like this. Nevertheless, an encounter w…
Added on January 28, 2008

Elephant’s Eye

Elephant’s Eye
Processed detail of this shot.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Elefanten sind süß, aber nicht stubenrein.

Sogar die größeren Ickinger Gärten (die nicht aufgeteilt und mehrfach bebaut sind) ließen sich leicht zur Gänze damit düngen.

Elephants are sweet, but not really housebroken.

Even the biggest Icking gardens c…
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Nix für ungut, aber muß das sein?
Und muß man das dann auch noch photographieren?

Sorry, but does this have to be?
And must someone take pictures of it?

Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Added on June 26, 2007

I’ve looked her in the eye...

I’ve looked her in the eye...
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Hinter meinem Rücken gab es noch vor wenigen Jahren eine Wirtschaft namens “Stephanie” mit Fenstern zur Reithalle, so daß für Unterhaltung gesorgt war. “Stephanie” enthielt auch noch einige Spolien vom Lechnerhof.

Das Restaurant ist längst verschwunden (…
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007

Bavarian Wildlife

Bavarian Wildlife
François Meise, Herr der Elefanten.

François Meise, Master of the Elephants.

Teil vom Beitrag / Part of the thread “Elefanten an der Isar”.
Added on June 26, 2007