Karen Long Neck Village (Mae Rim)
” Quite a commercialized operation with everyone selling something! It’s a stop on all the day trip tours.”
This one of a opinion from tourist this about long neck Camp. human zoo is another word from some people look for this people.
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Many tourists are difficult to make decision to visit the Long Neck camp, and many are quick to decide against visiting, because they have read that the girls are forced to wear the rings for tourism.Today, the life of Long necks women is more different than before because a lot of information on the internet and some review about them you can read from here. Trip adviser. If you go with me I will explain what the reality really is for them? We talk and observe them life together, I will try to make you understand, to find out how they feel about tourists coming to visit them.
No one have forced them to wear the rings for tourists, and that they are able to choose of their own free will. In fact, we know many young ladies who have decided not to wear the rings anymore. But some can not give up the culture choose to continue wearing the rings, because they feel a sense of spirit through these rings, which is their culture, their heritage, their family and tell who they are. We also discovered that many are happy for tourists to visit, because this provides a vital source of income for them, without which, their quality of life would be much poorer.
The face, long necks women are not native to Thailand and are refugees here, who original from Myanmar. With refugee status, their freedom is under control by government, work is illegal. However, many Long necks women are happy for tourists to visit them, because life in Thailand much better life in Myanmar.