Laos is a wonderland of gentle giants

In MandaLao Elephant Camp in Luang Prabang, the creatures roam freely in acres of teak forest. There are no chains restricting their movement, and no elephant rides which place a strain on the animals’ backs.
In MandaLao Elephant Camp in Luang Prabang, the creatures roam freely in acres of teak forest. There are no chains restricting their movement, and no elephant rides which place a strain on the animals’ backs.ST PHOTO: FABIAN KOH

LUANG PRABANG (LAOS) - My heart is pounding.

I am walking away from two beasts towering up to 3m and weighing tonnes more than me.

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