18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Old tribeswoman

Loikaw is the capital of Kayah State a hidden corner of Myanmar filled with exotic culture and raw beauty. There are tens of different tribes still living in very old ways. The area was long cut off from outer world as the region was known for its poppy growing and opium production. This old lady is one of the most well-known long-neck woman in the world, having appeared even in National Geographic. She said she has over 20 children.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Myanmar
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Uku Sööt