Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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Posts tagged Kulturschock

From the Archives: Thailand´s Minorities

For many years, I have been reporting on the plight of Thailand’s minorities – the so-called ‘hill tribes’ in the north of the country, and the sea nomads, also known as sea gypsies in the south. Unfortunately, much of what I have written about the problems these stateless people are facing, has been published in […]

(Deutsch) Reihe KulturSchock an der Internationalen Tourismusbörse ausgezeichnet

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(Deutsch) Die Akha in Bangkok – Die Opiumbauern in der Metropole

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Tom Vater’s Cultureshock Thailand’s Hill Tribes and Sea Nomads

Kulturschock Bergvölker und Seenomaden (Cultureshock Thailand’s Hill Tribes and Sea Nomads) was published in Oktober 2006 with Reise Know How Verlag in Germany. The book is an introduction to several minorities living in Thailand, including the Akha, Lisu, Karen, Lahu, Hmong and Mien in Nort Thailand and the Moken sea-nomads on the Andaman Coast. History and tradition […]

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