Monthly Archives: September 2011

HILL TRIBES VS. NASTY SPIRITS: THE ENDLESS BATTLE

When first-time travelers to the hills of Northern Thailand hear that the tribe they are about to visit is ‘animist,’ their comprehension faculties often go on immediate pause. Animist? They don’t have gods? They worship spirits? No, not really. Traditional … Continue reading

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LOOKING PRETTY – TRIBAL STYLE

In Northern Thailand beauty takes on exotic new definitions, for traditional hill tribe women have a very different concept of what makes a girl pretty, even from tribe to tribe. Some traits are common to all, such as the lack … Continue reading

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