“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.” – William Wilberforce

I have been without internet for sometimes the entire day and I have lived to tell about it. (half kidding)

It’s intense to be around abandoned kids and former sex slaves. So some of us volunteers decided to kick back and hang around with some elephants at the minority village!

No twitter and facebook access and spotty wifi + a very intense schedule on the road = neglected blog. I have a few more cities to go before I have an extended time of work.

I call him Bif. He had his wheaties and then some this morning. FYI: he responds only to Chinese with a heavy dialect.
Poseurs for a day in minority dresses. I’m wearing a Jingpo outfit at the far right.
I am this minority rock star’s biggest fan for the moment

Hani minority guy at the village well
At a touristy village theme park that features 26 minorites… I need another day to go through all of the minority villages