I’ll explain. Last weekend we were invited to attend a Karen forest preservation ceremony in a small village outside Lamphun, Thailand. We were told that we might be the first foreigners ever to visit that village. We’re pretty sure that was not the case… but we were definitely a novelty.
I don’t think white people go up that way too often (there must have been 30 people who came up to us asking for photos with us). / continue reading