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Karen Hill Tribe (Long Neck) People of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Karen Hill Tribe (Long Neck) People of Chiang Mai, Thailand

I have been visiting Thailand with clients, specifically Chiang Mai, for more than two years now and this year was the first time I decided to visit their villages. Like many other tourists, I too had reservations. I too wrestled with moral and ethical issues because I was told that they were being used by the Thai government as part of the tourist attraction and like so many others, I wanted no parts of that! So what changed?