Tribal

Face to Face with the Tribes of Phongsali

Jay Tindall | May 26, 2015

Phongsali in Northern Laos is beautiful and fascinating, as are the people I was lucky enough to meet here. They gave me an extraordinary insight into their lives, leaving me with exceptional experiences and vivid memories.

The Road to Heaven’s Gate: Ha Giang, Vietnam

Jay Tindall | January 13, 2015

In the northernmost nether regions of Vietnam exists a remote destination that has been open to tourism for a mere six years – Ha Giang, a region virtually untouched by the harmful effects of mass tourism and big industries.

Discovering the Tribes of Loikaw

Jay Tindall | July 9, 2014

A short flight from Yangon sits the very traditional Loikaw, one of the best places to head in Southeast Asia for a window into authentic tribal life. I was the very first foreign visitor to some of Loikaw’s more remote tribal areas.

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.