The first thing a visitor to Myanmar notices is the yellow-white cosmetic treatment on the cheeks of both boys and girls. Called thanaka it is made by grinding the bark of a thanaka tree on a flat stone with a little water.
Thanaka is worn by all ages.
Thanaka is made at home and the wood is sold in small logs shown here at a local market.
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Yes, she did finish the puzzle with the help of family.
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