Beautiful, but Looking Sad

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    I have to say that I liked being able to see a part of the world that I had only heard of. However, I really felt that the people in these villages were put on display like at a zoo. It's still hard for me to accept going to places like this as a tourist... I don't think I would like to have a crowd of people walking through my house gawking at me.

    That said, I was very pleased with this portrait.

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    1. Valcir Siqueira 67 months ago | reply

      Belo "portrait"!!!

    2. Cilia Schubert 67 months ago | reply

      amazing portrait!

    3. joelophoto... 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Thai Style, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. naye lee 61 months ago | reply

      wow, cuantas diferencias en las culturas, eso da tanta diversidad en las fotos, este retrato te quedó muy lindo

    5. ~~BC's~~Photographs~~ 61 months ago | reply

      That is sad!

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    6. Been Around 61 months ago | reply

      "Thanks for sharing"

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    7. pam's pics- 61 months ago | reply

      Thank you all
      Although I did appreciate the cultural experience of visting this village. I felt that we were intruding into these people's lives. I just am never that comfortable with visits to places like this. I felt that they were being exploited.

    8. ~Momma B~ 61 months ago | reply

      It is a shame that the little girl has to have those arond her neck, but unfortunally it is their custom.
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    9. Photography by Geni 61 months ago | reply

      Very nice portrait! It's sad to me.

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    10. pam's pics- 61 months ago | reply

      Thank you all so much
      Brenda- it is a shame, but like you said- it is their custom

    11. iwonka_10 50 months ago | reply

      Amazing portrait. Fascinating culture.
      I love your sensetivity and comments.
      You are very right.

    12. bourjean29 38 months ago | reply

      Parfaitement d'accord !
      Je suis allé en Birmanie en 2010 et je me suis refusé de prendre ces femmes en photo en protestation.

    13. Colorado Sands - OFF for awhile 25 months ago | reply

      She's a lovely little girl! I wonder how she is doing these days . . .

      You took a fine portrait of her!

    14. john n1 25 months ago | reply

      A lovely child but such a sad story.

    15. atropo8 25 months ago | reply

      Splendido scatto! Beautiful shot!
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    16. Chris.E 25 months ago | reply

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    17. boni5d 25 months ago | reply

      Thank you for your insight. Makes you think twice about your travels.

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