In Phuket, the traditional festival of fans of extreme sensations and just idolaters. After all, most of the participants, in fact, doing all these terrible things for the favor of the gods.
The history of this event has its origins back in XIX-th century, when the Chinese theater troupe caught malaria during a tour. To be healed, the actors have switched to vegetarianism. Then, in gratitude for healing, they set up such a festival here. As a result, for such a long period of time, event gained an incredibly massive. Although, as before, the lion's share of participants - ethnic Chinese. Custom piercing applied everywhere and in the course are completely different things. Nervous better not to watch.