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In our last trip to Thailand, it didn’t take long to see advertisements for every sort of “elephant experience” – washing, bathing with, feeding, riding, and trekking with elephants. “Ride the Elephants!” “The Elephant Experience!” “Up Close with Elephants!” We saw baby elephants frolicking on the beaches under the watchful eye of a trainer. Elephants lined up …

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We visited Thailand’s topical island paradise recently and found that the sleepy destination had attracted quite a few more visitors since our last stay five years ago. Roadside businesses selling typical touristy trinkets, street food vendors, and restaurants lined sections of the road where on the previous visit there were none. The fact that long …

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