Spitting is such a frequent thing in India, everyone spits everywhere and anywhere, even in nice government hotels. From the Rich to the Poor, everyone here spits pretty much openly on the streets and anywhere public except their homes. You can see those horrid red betal nut stains on walls all over, even on hotel walls.
In Meghalaya where English is pretty much the main language, this is one of the walls that often gets that horrid red stains of dried saliva. Urgh
A photo of mine got published in Reader’s Digest India.
Photo taken from last christmas 2008 in my first trip to Nagaland.
Unfortunately my name and credits was not mentioned in the magazine.
Really inaccurate article, the photo was taken during Christmas and not during the Aoling Festival as mentioned.
‘The India You don’t know’
10 charming Destinations that reveal the real Bharat
by Sheila Sivanand
Reader’s Digest India April 2009 Issue
The PDF copy of Reader’s Digest article of my photo in Nagaland
Place : Mon District , WanCheng Village
Nagaland , NorthEast India
Arunachal Pradesh, North East India
Indigenous only to Arunachal Pradesh, Mitons are wild and not easily tamed, with wild temperment, the locals hunt them for meat