Loi Kratong Festival in Thailand

One of our travel bloggers, Ken at The Vancouver Traveler, is traveling around Asia right now.  He’s had some difficult with electricity, let alone an internet connection, but he was recently able to send me this beautiful photo of the Loi Kratong Festival.

The festival is celebrated annually in Thailand, usually during the month of November.  One of the traditions is to decorate a raft and then release it on the night of the full moon.  It looks like the raft launching is what is happening in the photo.

I thought it was a beautiful photo of light, dark, and something else. . . something mysterious, or maybe mystical, going on.

Thanks, Ken.  Safe travels.

Photo credit:  ©Ken Dunlop, used with permission

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Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

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