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jerrassic_park Meet the locals! Had the wonderful opportunity to meet some of the Kayan women who wear the brass-coil neck rings. Their ethnic group is primarily from the Kayah State in Myanmar along the Thailand border. I've always seen pictures of these people in books, and the women with the longest neck in the Guinness Book of World Records. It's wonderful having the chance to personally meet them in person!

The Kayan women wear the brass-coil neck rings for aesthetics and fashion; they perceive long necks as a quality and measurement of beauty. The woman to my left in the picture started wearing her rings at the age of 10. Kayan women usually start early around the age of 5 when they begin wearing these rings. The rings are pretty dense and definitely carry weight on them.

#SemesterAtSea #WanderLust #MeetTheLocals #SASspring2015 #Kayan #Bagan #Myanmar #NeverStopTraveling
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jerrassic_park Bagan has the nicest sites ever to visit. This place is gorgeous.

#SemesterAtSea #WanderLust #StudyAbroad #Bagan #Myanmar #HtilominloTemple #TheBurmeseDisneyCastle
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jerrassic_park Street Market in Myanmar. This place reeks, dude. Like if ya'll think Asian Supermarkets back in the states smell bad, when you come here, it is so much worse. It was pretty cool seeing this and seeing the assortment of things that they were selling. But wow, the stench was overpowering.

#SemesterAtSea #Bagan #Myanmar #WanderLust #SASspring2015 #StreetMarket #SugarSpiceAndEverythingNice #StinkiestPlaceEver
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rudydemonteiro Facetious cat 🐈+=+meow #freecat #Bagan #Myanmar 20min

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Ludwig 여행사진 광고사진 사진가 황도현
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alwicahyono #bagan batu-rohil #pekanbaru 1h

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jaclynpaisley Sisters at sunrise #bagan #pagodas #myanmar 2h

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abman_tour ...T e ll me
#me#m#u@p
#tell me #be myself
#2015
#feb
#Myanmar
#bagan
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bu_sinka Time portal to the two thousand years В.С. #Bagan#Burma 2h
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abman_tour ... P u p p e t

In. B a g a n
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#myanmar#bagan
#feb#2015

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#myanma
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zmh.akp Some where from ancient city #bagan 3h

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