|Unstoppable: D2 makes a run down the sideline ...|
In this case, elephant polo, jing jing.
Read my previous blog on this rather eccentric sport which brings together some heavy hitters from around the world, all building up a good sweat, quenching voracious thirsts, and building up a good amount of money to conserve Asian elephants.
The Anantara Group is behind this as usual (they set up the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation in northern Thailand), and this September the tournament returns to its spiritual home, Hua Hin, where it was first staged.
|Guests at the gala dinner ...|
Over half a million dollars has been raised for charity in the 11 years this tournament has been staged.
Your humble scribe will be participating again this year (yes, as a player, not as an elephant as some have unkindly suggested!)
For more details on Anantara King's Cup elephant polo 2012, click here.