Sunday, 28 April 2013

The giraffe woman , Kayan lahwi tribe

Kayan lahwi is one of the group of Kayan tribe living in burma and southern thailand near burma thailand border,they are ethnic minority in Burma and often are threatened as minority by the Burmese govt.despite of that, Kayan lahwi are known for their unusual culture and lifestyle, especially the neck ornaments used by the woman called neck rings,these rings make their neck longer than usual.girls start wearing the rings when they become 5 years old,as they grow,each ring .

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