Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat took a private trip with his family to Chiang Mai last Saturday (28 July 2018) for an ecotourism and ethical elephant sanctuary experience.
The eye-opening excursion allowed them to learn first-hand about Thailand’s growing wave of elephant conservation.
On Sunday, 29 July, Minister Weerasak and his family went to the Patara Elephant Farm. Compounds like this are dedicated to providing a happy, healthy, and safe home for elephants to thrive. Visitors can interact with the animals in totally natural ways, like bathing them or walking with them through verdant jungle greenery.
Visitors can also be trained
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