Slip'n Slide

With Thai schooling having replaced days of walking through the hills to one's rice fields, the current generation of hilltribe youth are losing more than their culture and way of life, they are losing basic skills like the ability to walk on steep red clay hills in the rain.

All the people in this video are either Akha or Lahu, and all except the old Lahu couple at the end have considerable trouble negotiating the hill. Such is the benefit that comes with experience.