Friday, September 22, 2006
Shisha: relaxation pipe of Middle eastern peoples
Somehow the smoke travels from the pipe bowl at the top of the tall stem to the water bowl and thence to the leather tube which leads to the consumer's mouth. It produces, they believe, a cooler smoke.
Today young women smoke them in public - in cafes and restaurants. In US college towns a shisha bar may be a fashionable new boite.