Several hill tribes live in harmony. We saw Long Neck Karen or Padong, the beauty of women is their long neck. Also visited Lahu Shi Balah or yellow Lahu, women of this tribe have large ear loops. Also Akah, Hmong, and Mien tribes were located here:
My favorite were the Long Neck Karen Tribe. I actually could not get over how beautiful I found them all:
Another tribe equally interesting was the Lahu Shi Balah with there long ears.
The Akha Tribe were very friendly and posed for a group photo:
The Hmong Tribe invited Jeff to tour there home. He said and I quote “It was a wonder I did not fall through the floor”. But they were all very sweet.
The other tribe was the Mien’s and they tend to be a bit more reserved then the rest. But they were very accepting of us. And as you all know the speaks volumes for any tribe.
This was the rice field we walked through to start our trek to each of the villages.
After our visit we had lunch at an Orchid Farm and saw some beautiful orchids:
Last but in no way least we visited Tiger Kingdom were we got up close and personal with you guessed it Tigers:
Awesome photos Brad! Looks like you guys hada great time! Jan
Great photos. Interesting villages y’all visited.
Thanks for sharing your journey.
What a day — there are no words!!!!
Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. OH MY GOODNESS!!
What is the significance of the long neck practice?
Did I tell you if you see a cute kitty on your trip you should bring it home?
Loved the pictures.
The original reason for the brass arounf there neck was so Tigers could not bit their throats.
You haven’t changed – a couple of cool cats hopping from village to village to hang out with beautiful and exotic women…nice.
Wishing it was you my friend.
Nice photos I love it. I love Chiang Mai I love my country!!!!!(~_~)”