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These Phuket Vegetarian Festival Photos Are A Pierce Of Heaven

by | 12th, October 2010

THE Phuket Vegetarian Festival is not the place for meat munchers to sneers at vegetarians, to mock them as limp-wristed, effete, milk-fed softies. Vegetarians like to look tough. Hitler was a vegetarian, of course. So too was Socrates. And Anthea Turner is thought to have dabbled.

To the Chinese shrine of Sapam, then, where a man in piercing his face with a rubber snake. Another has guns shoved into holes in his head where holes should not be. Body piercing will banish evil spirits and bring luck and fortune to one and all. The local dentist, for instance, is delighted, so too the local surgeon, nurse, circus ringmaster, anyone worried about talking and smoking at the same time…

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