Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-10-17_p1030954_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Doi Pui Hmong Village is a hill tribe village high in the hills near Chiang Mai.They have been encouraged to turn the village into a tourist attraction, selling a range of hand made clothing.

Doi Pui Hmong Village traditional dress of brightly coloured fabrics, sea shells and beads.

Doi Pui Hmong Village is a hill tribe village high in the hills near Chiang Mai. They have been encouraged to turn the village into a tourist attraction, selling a range of hand made clothing.


2011-01-22-05-32-32_p1030914_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Doi Pui Hmong Village. Stall holders have a break and a chat.

Doi Pui Hmong Village. the market has given the young women jobs and a much higher standard of living

Doi Pui Hmong Village. Stall holders have a break and a chat.


2011-01-22-05-36-07_p1030916_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  many clothes are made by the stall holders themselves as they wait for customers. Doi Pui Hmong Village

Many clothes are made at the back of the stalls at Doi Pui Hmong Village

many clothes are made by the stall holders themselves as they wait for customers. Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-05-31-17_p1030913_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Orchids from the forest decorate the village surroundings at Doi Pui Hmong Village

Orchids also decorate the stalls. Doi Pui Hmong Village

Orchids from the forest decorate the village surroundings at Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-05-34-41_p1030915_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  A satellite dish shows the increased standard of living in the Doi Pui Hmong Village

Doi Pui Hmong Village set in the rolling jungle covered hills

A satellite dish shows the increased standard of living in the Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-05-41-38_p1030917_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Traditional costume at Doi Pui Hmong Village

Local villagers in their costumes talk while they wait for customers atDoi Pui Hmong Village

Traditional costume at Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-05-51-46_p1030934_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Opium poppies in the gardens at Doi Pui Hmong Village show the traditional way of life. The thatched house is still live in.

A traditional thatched house at Doi Pui Hmong Village

Opium poppies in the gardens at Doi Pui Hmong Village show the traditional way of life. The thatched house is still live in.


2011-01-22-05-57-37_p1030939_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  The traditional thatch is often replaced by waterproof galvanised sheets, but here these have been covered with a thin layer of thatch to protect from the heat of the sun. Doi Pui Hmong Village

Traditional thatched houses at Doi Pui Hmong Village

The traditional thatch is often replaced by waterproof galvanised sheets, but here these have been covered with a thin layer of thatch to protect from the heat of the sun. Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-05-58-46_p1030940_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Some roofs have a carefully placed layer of large leaves to shed the water at Doi Pui Hmong Village

A large leaf thatch at Doi Pui Hmong Village

Some roofs have a carefully placed layer of large leaves to shed the water at Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-00-01_p1030941_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  These gardens show the various crops, including the opium poppy. These are used as backdrops for photographs.Doi Pui Hmong Village

Demonstration gardens above Doi Pui Hmong Village

These gardens show the various crops, including the opium poppy. These are used as backdrops for photographs.Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-27-10_p1030956_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  A very simple sling holds the child on her mother's back. Doi Pui Hmong Village

A small child carried on her mother's back on a traditional sling. Doi Pui Hmong Village

A very simple sling holds the child on her mother's back. Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-39-13_p1030957_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  As in much of Thailand, a satellite dish can adorn a building in an advanced state of collapse. Doi Pui Hmong Village

old meets new at Doi Pui Hmong Village

As in much of Thailand, a satellite dish can adorn a building in an advanced state of collapse. Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-58-14_p1030958_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Doi Pui Hmong Village is set among these jungle covered mountains

Jungle views from Doi Pui Hmong Village

Doi Pui Hmong Village is set among these jungle covered mountains


2011-01-22-06-58-30_p1030959_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  A blue haze hides the distant hills at Doi Pui Hmong Village

The jungle stretches into the distance at Doi Pui Hmong Village

A blue haze hides the distant hills at Doi Pui Hmong Village


2011-01-22-06-59-06_p1030960_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  Doi Pui Hmong Village sits high on steep mountain slopes

Looking down on Doi Pui Hmong Village from the mountain slopes

Doi Pui Hmong Village sits high on steep mountain slopes


2011-01-22-06-59-14_p1030961_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  A more distant view of Doi Pui Hmong Village, set in the jungle covered hillsides.

Doi Pui Hmong Village sits on steep jungle covered hillsides

A more distant view of Doi Pui Hmong Village, set in the jungle covered hillsides.


2011-01-22-05-28-27_p1030912_doi-pui-hmong-village.jpg  This kitchen is quite well built at Doi Pui Hmong Village

An outdoor kitchen - quite sophisticated - Doi Pui Hmong Village

This kitchen is quite well built at Doi Pui Hmong Village