Organic pipe tobacco

highland minority man smokes a pipe
highland minority man smokes a pipe

An indigenous kreung man enjoys a smoke

I chatted idly with this older gentleman while were waiting at the hospital to transport a patient back home, his pipe dangling laconically from his mouth.

Every year, he told me, he plants a few tobacco plants at his dryland rice farm, to supply him for the year. “It’s much cheaper than buying tobacco from the market,” he said.

He puffed contentedly while we waited.

Organic, artisanal tobacco? Get in line, hipsters.

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  • June 14, 2013 Reply

    […] here’s a different angle from a photo a posted last month. I really thought this guy had a cool, lined face, and that he looked really cool with his pipe and […]

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