Nuts & Leaves – Day 344

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In most of South Indian weddings, the areca nut (also known as betel nuts) and the betel leaf are important symbols of love and marriage. The combination of areca nut and the betel leaf is ideal to the point that they are practically inseparable, like an idealized married couple !!

(taken from wikipedia)

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. md says:

    Nice one!
    Never knew of the ‘inseparable’ logic!! You are right! Both should go together… always! 🙂

  2. Beautiful!

    Regards and best wishes

  3. Kala says:

    Wonderful colors and light.

  4. L. Harpster says:

    What is that? Is it a fruit? Great photo..

    Visiting for BPC Challenge- hope you can stop by:)

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  5. That is amazing. I always learn something here. I think I have seen this one before. Visiting via BPC.

  6. very impressive, wonderful shot 🙂 Visiting from #51 of BPC, hope that you can return the visit too.

  7. emzkie says:

    i have seen a lot of betel nuts in taiwan, and the taiwanese chew it like crazy. it makes their teeth look bad.

  8. Rcel says:

    Beautiful shot! I always love the color of this page every time! 🙂

    BPC visit here!

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