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Thailand, Young Long Neck Woman, Chiang Mai

Posted by
Henry Westheim (Taichung, Taiwan) on 12 June 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Thailand, Women of the Long Neck tribe, Karen Padong hilltribe, begin wearing brass rings around their necks at around the age of 6. They are worn to protect them from evil spirits and are only removed on their wedding night.

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Anne from France

Mélange de modernité et de traditions...

12 Jun 2016 8:26am

@Anne: Thank you for your comment, Anne. ^_^

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

good portrait,information.

12 Jun 2016 8:58am

@Ehsan Hemmati: Thank you, Ehsan.

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
Amazing portraits !!!!

12 Jun 2016 8:13pm

@omid: Thanks so much, Omid.

L'Angevine from Angers, France

adorable

13 Jun 2016 12:42pm

@L'Angevine: Thank you.