Yi Peng Floating Lanterns - Festival Underway 1

So much laughter, shouting, picture taking, and excitement immediately bursts out from every seam of the participants!

 

Yi Peng Floating Lanterns - Festival Underway 2

It is a photographer’s dream, as you don’t know where to point next (it almost doesn’t matter, as long as it’s not the ground!)

 

Yi Peng Floating Lanterns - Festival Underway 3

Marianne is completely overwhelmed by the beauty and excitement as we wait for our turn at the ground torch.

 

Yi Peng Floating Lanterns - Festival Underway 4

Finally our turn at the torch, we prepare our lantern for it’s first and final journey!

 

Yi Peng Floating Lanterns - Festival Underway 5

Carefully placed over the flame, we wait for our own flame to be ignited.

 

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