Sarah Blaine is the co-founder of a pioneering project, to get Thai elephants back into their natural forest environment, living in their natural family groups. Here she shares her insider insights into elephant tourism in Thailand.
Sarah Blaine’s life changed after a visit to Thailand volunteering at an elephant project. Recognizing the obstacles the animals, mahout handlers and local families face, she set up Mahouts Elephant Foundation whose aim is to support responsible tourism in the country. Here she shares her story and details of her latest project: walking with elephants.