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  Smoking Yao Woman
by Myndo

The Yao came to Thailand from China,
They fled when Mao took over the regime there.

If you look at them, you can see that they look chinese, not thai.

The village we visited was not so touristy - or they were just not interested in getting up for a group of 4 (for wich I am grateful).

Pigs were running around under and between the huts , and next to one I "caught" that woman smoking.
She sure made me pay for that picture (lol), but I think it was worth it.

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  • Updated May 8, 2005
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