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Borderlines: Life in the mountains This journal documents my three months spent in the Doitung community in Northern Thailand, spending time with the peoples living in the mountains, hearing their stories of life under Chinese guerilla warfare, addiction to opium and forced work.

My Scholarship entry - The Northern Tribes of Doitung

Family ties are strong in the Lahu community. The villages are remote and often inaccessible to the outside during the rainy season. 

Since Thailand´s Princess Mother moved to the area in 1988, the area has become more open to the outside world.

THAILAND | Monday, 24 November 2014 | Views [227] | View Larger Image

Family ties are strong in the Lahu community. The villages are remote and often inaccessible to the outside during the rainy season. Since Thailand´s Princess Mother moved to the area in 1988, the area has become more open to the outside world.

Tags: lahu, doitung, mae fah luang, mountain village, closed community, family ties

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