Betel Nut Smile
Previous Next
Betel Nut Smile

This man's great smile reveals his red stained teeth common among people in Papua who chew betel nut: the areca palm (Areca catechu), which is chewed together with lime and betel pepper as a stimulant.


Posted Apr 16, 2009 8:00 am

Related Cultural Photos

Home from Work Hanging out at Dusk Early Morning Chai - Darjeeling, India Filipina Smile Taj Mahal Reflection, Yamuna River, Textured Ifugao Rice Terraces Portrait of a Papuan Grandma Wanna Buy a Big Fish? Fish Market in Serui, Papua, Indonesia Silent Sunrise Italian Man Drinking Espresso on the Narrow Streets of Como, Italy

See all Cultural Photos (77)

Related Portrait Photos

Seeing the Light All is Good in Daddy's Arms Papuan Village Kid Papuan Boys Bringing home the Durian Portrait of an Old Woman working in Rice Fields - Philippines, Bagabag Eyes of Curiosity Three Smiling Faces Sera Man Hesitant Curiosity

See all Portrait Photos (42)