Here are all of the fixins that a real betel nut connoisseur needs. Outer leaves beautifully displayed–check. . .betel nuts at the ready–check. . .various herbs and powders to make it taste good and last a long time–check. Great!–now we are ready to make up a pouch, jam it into our mouth, and chew it for a long time. . .mmm, aaaahh!. . .feel the warming effects on your head. . .feel the tingle throughout your mouth and gums. . .feel the juice building up inside your mouth, then. . .spit out that red juice. . .yes indeedy-dee, we are chewin’ betel nut and enjoying the passage of time.
I send you warm and high and pulsating vibes from a betel nut stand in Yangon, Myanmar. . .feel them. . .they will keep you buzzin’ for the rest of the day.
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It’s lovely out there.