Tribal

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.

Hair Raising Adventure with the Red Yao

Jay Tindall | January 3, 2013

I had the chance to visit with the Red Yao in person. Most tourists know of a place called Guilin, but have you heard about the area of Longsheng about three and a half hours north?

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.