Night lights

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In Chiang Mai, floating lanterns set the night alight during the annual Yi Peng festival. The tradition emphasizes reflection and spiritual cleansing. The lit lanterns, or khom loi, are hot-air balloons made of rice paper.

Reblogged from National Geographic

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