The Thai Way of Greeting

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the thai way of greeting

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Photographer’s remarks

This Lahu man was selling cold drinks to the tourists trekking in his region. He thanked them with the Tai Wai Greeting, which consist of a slight bow, with the palms pressed together in a prayer-like fashion. He is living in a bamboo house without electricity in the mountains. There are approximately 25000 Lahus now living in Thailand.


Lahu Village, Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand

Name of photographer

Biljana Molan Klisarova

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