Fig. 51: A bowl of kava should not be missing at a festival in the South Seas. The drink is made from the kava root and has a slightly numbing effect, but contains no alcohol. Well, fortunately that wasn't always the case. Fiji Islands. Nikon D200; Δt=1/60 s; f=34 mm; f/4.0; ISO 100; 18 August 2010 10:24:40