Natives of this Polynesian island offer a proper greet by touching their cheeks to one another.
While it might seem strange from to a native, the islanders make sure to sharply inhale while doing so.
Acquaintances actually exchange what’s known as a “hada.” Traditionally, it’s a decorative ceremonial scarf), received with both arms fully extended.
Famous for their unique initiation into the group, Warriors of the Masai tribe form what’s known as a “dancing circle.” Don’t be fooled, the practice has nothing to do with the idea of a performance. They’re really there to determine who is able to jump highest.
11. The Philippines
Filipinos pay respects to society’s elders by pressing their foreheads to the person’s hand. Subtle but sweet!
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