Yi Peng and Loi Krathong celebrations 2013, Chiang Mai

The light from the thousands of giant paper lanterns (khom) at the Yi Peng celebrations, added a beautiful warm glow to everything. Everywhere you looked the lanterns towered over the crowds like inflatable pillars, glowing with an overwhelming warmth. People were huddled around, gripping tightly onto their khom, waiting for the signal to release them […]

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