Phuket Vegetarian Festival
This last week’s Phuket Veggie Festival has added colour to an otherwise pretty damp week. While driving around the island there is a good chance that you’ll come across a procession of very wet worshippers dressed all in white, some with objects pierced through their faces, others in a possessed, trance like state.
First, this morning I tried to go to Phuket Immigration but was diverted by the festival. Later, driving to Chalong I hit another procession:
If you want to see some good photos (including the obligatory piercing images) have a look at this excellent Phuket Photo Blog. If you want to see it for yourself you’ve got one more day, it finishes on 5 October.