Myanmar’s Kengtung: a Mecca of Tribal Diversity

Jay Tindall | April 16, 2013

During my visit to Kengtung, Myanmar, which is located not far from the Golden Triangle – close to Laos, Thailand and China – I discovered true diversity for its own sake, free of any other agenda, political or otherwise.

Ballooning over Bagan

Jay Tindall | December 24, 2012

Just as the sun was starting to make its presence felt, we slowly floated upwards in our 8 passenger balloon. It was surprisingly quiet and serene. I quickly began to see Bagan in a way that I had missed on my many previous visits. The scenery was absolutely stunning

Facial Tattoos of Myanmar’s Chin Tribe

Jay Tindall | December 21, 2012

The Chin tribe of Myanmar, which live near the Bangladesh border not far from Mrauk U, are a people who wear facial tattoos. I journeyed to this corner of Asia to seek out the answers of why exactly do they undergo the process of getting such tattoos, which might seem extreme in Western culture.