A big moustache

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Ingetje Tadros

Rabari elder showing off his big moustache, the bigger the moustache the more status. Rabari men wear red turbans and white clothes. Sometimes they might use white turbans also. They wear silver bracelets and golden earrings The men like smoking tobacco in Chillums (small Pipe). They also sit together and drink Opium mixed with water, during festivals and ceremonies, after offering it to Gods. Custom is to offer it to each other as well.

Location: Image taken close to Mt. Abu, South Rajahstan, India


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