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Black teeth women

One of the oldest tradition of the Lao Lu women is dyeing their teeth into black color, to do that, they had to burn a special tree until it got a black gum to dye.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: sapa, Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D4
Copyright: © HOANG LONG Ly