Sunday, May 11, 2014

Long Haired Yao People

Local traditions want that a Yao woman cut her hair only once in her lifetime when she is 16 years old. She will then wear her hair in three bunches: First is the naturally growing piece, the second is the piece she cut upon reaching 16, and the third is the bunch made up of falling strands that she collects daily...

Longji rice terraces area, Guangxi, China, April 2014.

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