Month: June 2016

Smashing Coconuts on Thaipusam Eve

Thaipusam Eve

So exactly what happens on Thaipusam Eve? Well, do expect the smashing of thousands of coconuts especially in George Town, Penang!

Though I call myself a Penangite, having lived in Penang all my life (on the mainland and island), I have never before witnessed the smashing of coconuts ‘live’. Sure, I’ve heard of it, saw news footages on TV and read news and articles but I never thought of actually being right on the scene.

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