Saturday, 22 June 2013

The Long Neck Tribe - Chiang Mai, Thailand

While headed to North of Thailand, we visited the Karen hill tribes (Long Neck or Padong) who originally lived in Myanmar (Burma) but now occupy a rather tacky touristy village near Chiang Mai and sell souvenirs while still demonstrating how life used to be lived in the village and maintaining their long necks via metal rings over the years.  It was all kind of sad and fascinating all at the same time.

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