Overview of Pa Mai Dang village, Chiang Mai
The village is about 80 km from the center of Chiang Mai
Banana trees are everywhere
It is common to see passengers in the back of a pick up truck
Be careful Elephant sign
A small dam in front of the village
The lake is a place to fish, swim and play
A closer look at the lake
The road leads to the village
Big trees are often viewed as sacred.
The main religion practiced in Thailand is Buddhism. Here, It is considered disrespectful to use Buddha as a photo prop or for anything outside of religious purpose.
One of the biggest houses in the village
logs are used to build houses and also for cooking
We made a visit on Tomb-Sweeping day (Ching Ming day).
The villagers gathered together to remember and honor their ancestors at their grave sites.
The front porch is where you will see most villagers sitting and chilling
It's been a long time since he had his photo taken.
Corn. the food widely enjoyed all over the wolrd
Most artisans do their crafts outdoors where the weather is cooler and brighter.
a nice day to sit outside and do some work
Hard working hands
A look inside the living room
She is excited that her work will be sold aboard
The rest area
Collecting baskets for trash and plants
The basement of the house is usually open and used for storage
Embriodering in progress
Back from corn harvesting
Pretty much all women in the village have a few Lisu bags
Because it was a religious holiday, many artisans were out worshipping. On any other day, you will see many women working on their crafts
Handmade dolls wearing their traditional costumes
Lisu fabric in progress
Children are the hope and future of the world.