Being from South Africa, the last thing that I expected at sunrise, walking along Beach Number 7 on Havelock Island in the Indian Andaman Islands, was to meet an Indian Elephant, taking a bath in the ocean.
This is Rajan – a bit of a celebrity around these parts. Apparently, he was brought onto the island for a film and at the end of it, the producers ran out of money and were not able to afford to get him back to where he came from. The owners of the Barefoot Resort, where we were staying, decided to buy him and retire him.
He is pretty old, but seems really happy. He lives a gentle life with his handler, coming down to the beach for every morning for his bath.
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