Dec 05

Stunning Photos of Chiang Mai’s Floating Lantern Festival

"…One such documented event is held in northern Thailand during a full moon in November and it’s called Yi Peng (or Yee Peng). The most elaborate Yi Peng celebration is in Chiang Mai, where thousands of people gather and launch hot-air lanterns into the night sky. Made of a thin fabric, usually rice paper, a candle or fuel cell is attached so that when it’s lit, the hot air trapped inside creates enough lift for it to float away…

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