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100% chance of rain…yeah, I went motorbiking anyway…I’m laughing even now at myself. Sheesh. What an experience. I alternated between singing Eponine’s dying song “A little fall of rain can hardly hurt me now” from… 1,200 more words


Yes. Yes. Yes.

Sometimes I almost have to pinch myself to make sure I’m really not dreaming all these beautiful experiences up…not that traveling solo is all laugher and merriment. 538 more words

It's a Trap!!!

As mentioned in our previous post we signed up for a half day tribal village trek/visit in the afternoon from the Hilltribe Museum.

With 40 minutes before the tour started we scrambled for some lunch and as 1.30pm rolled around the clock we were ushered into a vintage Station-wagon and on our way to our first tribe, the Karen Tribe. 433 more words


Karen Long Neck Tribe

During my short but insightful trip to Thailand, I encountered a strange but fascinating tribe located in the north of Thailand.

‘The Karen’, is the name of the tribe and they have historically lived in the hills on the Myanmar (formerly owned by Burma), side of the Thai Border. 243 more words


Taking these pictures made me feel uncomfortable at times. Although I was intrigued by the Karen people’s strange beauty practice, I had never felt like such an intruder with my camera.  30 more words