Fear of Dark Skin

Fear of Dark Skin

The fear of getting tan (and being 'black' as Thais would say) makes people do crazy things, like wearing a long sleeve jacket and covering all skin even though it's 100°F outside. This gardener tends to the grounds of the western outpost of the Khmer Empire, which stretched all the way west to Kanchanaburi (current border of Thailand and Myanmar).

Daily Photo, Kanchanaburi, People, Places, Thailand

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