January 6, 2012

Floating Lanterns, Thailand

Photograph by Patrice Carlton, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

I had planned a recent trip to Thailand in November to coincide with the Loy Krathong celebration because I had seen pictures of the floating lanterns being launched into the sky. However, nothing I had seen prepared me for the incredible magic of experiencing thousands of these lanterns floating into the night sky at once while monks chanted at the Lanna Meditation Center in Chiang Mai. It was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)


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3 comments
Vanilla Cadello
Vanilla Cadello

I live in Chiangmai. That's my home. The Loy Krathong celebration I could see that from far away. Still Wonderful! :)  It's the most wonderful time of the year.  :)

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