Phuket, Thailand – Riding Bareback on LuLu the Elephant

Moral Dilemma This was a moral dilemma. It was so, SO exciting to ride an elephant – bareback at that!!!! An experience I will never forget because it was a teenager dream Indiana Jones inspired adventure come true…. BUT…. Only if the elephants are treated ethically. Most of the Tripadvisor feedback of elephant safaris in…

Phuket, Thailand – Karon Beach – The Beach and First Glimpse of a Few of the Many Streets

Karon Beach The rain stopped after a few hours, so early afternoon we went down to the pool, chilled, then went for a walk along Karon Beach.  Karon Beach is the third longest beach on Phuket Island, so we rock-paper-scissored to decide to walk the left half or walk the right half. We walked right. Remains…