Me & Boo See Take A Dip In The Ruak River

Too much with the elephants? Really?? Well, it’s not every day you get to ride around on one on dry land — and certainly not quite as often that you get to climb aboard one for a cool-off in a nearby waterway, so you’ll just have to indulge me and/or enjoy the CapCam vid below, which is long-form and unedited. Seven or so once-in-a-lifetime minutes of me and Asian elephant Boo See having a bath in the Ruak River:

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."