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Young woman preparing leaves of betel


Young woman preparing leaves of betel

Young woman preparing leaves of betel. The Burmese masticate all the day bethel,
mixed with the areca nut, spices and lime. The leaf of betel has exciting virtues and product
a red juice whose Burmese women dye the lips.
Unfortunately the betel makes salivate a lot and the Burmese spit juice
of blood-red betel, almost everywhere on the sidewalks, by car...



Village of the delta of the Irrawaddy - Myanmar (Burma)
(photograph year 2001 - Ananda Travel Yangon)

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