Natives Smoking Hashish, early 1900’s

“Natives Smoking Hashish” from horn water pipe, Mozambique, Gaza, Africa. Postcard dating to the early 1900’s     Share page on:

A Head Scratcher, 1904

A Head Scratcher I have witnessed all kinds of tray’s to break up ones cannabis on, small hand held ones you could cup in your palm, large tv dinner type trays, fine crystal antique pieces intended for sweets or even Read More …

Smoke Session, 1881

“We smoke it and it reminds us of different things. We remember the miracles of the world. We remember those far and near. We remember” – Basotho Cannabis Smoking song, from C.J. Bourhill’s report from 1913 called ‘The smoking of Read More …

The South African Smoker Games

Zulu’s smoking – South Africa by B W Caney – 1880 The South African Smoker Games Long before the Hunger Games would captivate the delight of many a sauced smoker, cannabis smokers in South Africa came up with their own Read More …

The Roker’s Song, 1943

Bar on the West Coast of South Africa In a hole in the wall bar on the west coast of South Africa, a man is found with a poem inked in flesh… ‘The Roker’s Song’ In a hole in the Read More …

The Bushman’s Bong, 1898

Maasai tribesman, Tanzania   The Bushman’s Bong Another early example of the ‘Earth Pipe’ or ground bong of Africa.  This one from a Hawaii traveler telling stories on a layover in 1898 with jokes!   Evening bulletin, Hawaiian newspaper, July Read More …