Photo Essay: Yi Peng – Thailand’s floating lanterns festival
THE LAUNCH!! 10,000 Thai floating lanterns get released almost in perfect unison!
Moving constellations are formed and ever changing as we watch the thousands of beautiful lanterns fill the skies!
Our lantern, being a little late on getting lit, isn’t quite ready to go yet – but Marianne is still full of excitement!
Marianne and Ian pose for a quick shot together as our lantern gets the last lift it needs from the heat of it’s flames.
Finally ready to go! We make a wish, and release our lantern to join the rest of them.
It shoots quickly into the sky, joining the other floating lanterns on it’s way to the heavens.
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