Meet the women and children of the Kayan tribe who lengthen their necks with brass rings ‘to look like dragons.’

The neck-rings have been part of an ancient tradition among female members of the Kayan group native to Kayah State in Myanmar.

Their striking appearance has not only fascinated tourists from the world over but also made the Kayan one of the most recognisable ethnic groups in Southeast Asia.

Scores of tourists visit Kayan village’s from nearby Loikaw every year to take photos and take part in traditional activities like sausage making and ox-cart rides.

Many members of the tribe have also moved to…



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