Elephants (Bronwyns challenge B)

a work in progress, as I see more elephants, I'll keep adding to this page🐘🐘🐘

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This dear old elephant is 22 years old. It lives a spoilt life as part of the Sultan of Bruneis mangerie. It was a gift to his wife-to-be when they were courting. 

 Can't help with the translation here, I had to stop to get this photo though for Bronwyn. Can you see her little elephant pin I placed on the sign?? 

Can't help with the translation here, I had to stop to get this photo though for Bronwyn. Can you see her little elephant pin I placed on the sign?? 

 This beautiful fellow is about to cross the road near St Tropez, France. 🐘

This beautiful fellow is about to cross the road near St Tropez, France. 🐘

 a great roadside sculpture at a market on the French Riviera. 🐘

a great roadside sculpture at a market on the French Riviera. 🐘

 From Dr Zuess story Oh the places you'll go!! 

From Dr Zuess story Oh the places you'll go!! 

 I found this fellow in a design store window. He stands about two foot high. 

I found this fellow in a design store window. He stands about two foot high. 

 Elephanten Restaurant in Konstanz, Germany. 

Elephanten Restaurant in Konstanz, Germany. 

Before I left Tasmania Bronwyn gave me a lovely little elephant pin, to wear and photograph from time to time.  

Well I think I was nearly away two weeks when I lost it. I did have it on my jacket but the strap from my blue bag would catch on it, so that was the end of it. Then yesterday I found it in the pocket of my riding jacket. I was doing house cleaning!! Hahah. Emptying all my pockets to see what I had and get rid of receipts etc. and there was my elephant, protected in a fluffy hairband  

so it has now spent a couple of days on the pink dress!! and been for a swim in the Mediteranean Sea off the coast of Albania, which is pretty much my turning around point and now all decisions are about being homeward bound  

 

 Elephant swimming off Alabanian coast.  

Elephant swimming off Alabanian coast.  

 Elephant beer in Italy!! 

Elephant beer in Italy!! 

 the elephant is one of the 240 animals painted in this Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden, hanging in the Vatican Gallery, on the way to the Sistine Chapel. If this is available as a jigsaw, I will get it. It was THE most amazing painting that I saw this day. 

the elephant is one of the 240 animals painted in this Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden, hanging in the Vatican Gallery, on the way to the Sistine Chapel. If this is available as a jigsaw, I will get it. It was THE most amazing painting that I saw this day. 

 and in France you can have elephant tea. 

and in France you can have elephant tea. 

 Breakfast tablecloth in my fancy hotel!  

Breakfast tablecloth in my fancy hotel!  

 You've heard of African elephants and IndIAN elephants, this is an English elephant  

You've heard of African elephants and IndIAN elephants, this is an English elephant  

 circus elephants in London 

circus elephants in London 

 Elephants even feature as an Underground Station  

Elephants even feature as an Underground Station  

 Origami with towels!! 

Origami with towels!!