Every Christmas Santa Claus travels the globe bringing great joy to children across the world. Traditionally he accomplishes his incredible feat by travelling in a sleigh pulled by his team of nine reindeer flying through the night sky.

However this year on Christmas Day, to the great astonishment of children at Siam Royal View’s village in Pattaya, he had dispensed with the services of Dasher, Prancer and the rest of the reindeer in favour of a very Thai means of getting around – an ELEPHANT.

Santa was a resplendent sight, sitting in a howdah on the back of a fine young tusker elephant as he smiled and waved at the crowds that streamed from their homes to greet him. Steered by his elf mahout, the elephant paraded Santa back and forth as he gave gifts from his sack to the thrilled children.

Santa’s visit to Siam Royal View was part of a stunt arranged by the Thai Channel 3 Reangloachoanee News as part of their Christmas Day celebrations. Santa’s visit aired on television and certainly created a stir.

Siam Royal View Pattaya is one of the city’s premier villa developments. If you are interested in having a personal tour please contact us to find out more details

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