Government of Thailand have been very generous to allow them to live in the Thailand land. There are few settlement of Long Neck tribe or Kayan in Thailand. Most of them live in the compounded settlement with helps of NGO and other volunteer. Most of them grow their own vegetables and find their own food. They are not allowed to live the compounded area,
I visited two Long Neck villages. One is pretty much commercialized which is on the way back from Chiangrai trip.
I was greeted with this horny carving. They have long neck and long dick too? kekekeke
This place is pretty much commercialized.
Everywhere is all about selling and most long neck woman was dress up and make up to greet the tourist. I don't really like this kind of pretentious kind of set up though!
Even some Long Neck tribe kids will be begging for money from the tourist. hmmmmmmm...
The other long neck tribe in lisu is pretty much untouched and less touristy. Here we can learn their day to day living condition.
This place is locate near mae hong son and to visit this long neck tribe village , one need to take the long boat for at least 30 minutes ride.
I love the natural view along the way to this tribe village.
The people here are not allow to go out from this place. The only transportation is the boat.
This is how they live. Grow their own food and be creative in surviving too. huhuhuhuh...out of many beautiful things.... I bought dried chilies from here. WTH! Like I cook at home. Damn!
They did some craft and all this will be sold at the night market by the middle man who will come to collect from time to time.
I was told many converted to Christianity here. Which I think good since many will have stronger faith to live in this earth.
This place is much better from the over commercialized village.