Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Shriners' Favorite Flower
A potter in Nepal pauses to smoke a cigarette? or something stronger, during an annual potters' exhibition. The country of very high mountains also has a reputation for another type of 'high,' which attracts a lot of foreign (Western) tourists. Many of these also are artists, musicians, poets, and philosophers, in search of nirvana. The growing of the poppy plant in Nepal and India has burgeoned as poppy growth has fallen sharply in Afghanistan due to the war. The plant itself has some erotic features that will blow your mind.