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The grounds are ornately decorated with beautiful stationary lanterns hanging everywhere!

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As night and it’s darkness fell upon the crowd, their became a quiet bustle as people eagerly awaited the beginning of the monk’s ceremonies.

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The decorations alone were almost worth the journey out to Mae Jo

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Monks performed a prayer ceremony that held the audience captivated, from the front of the grounds in a multi-layered bandshell.

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The moon, nearly full, shone through the drifting clouds which at times consumed the night sky.

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