Sunday, 13 January 2013

The Incredible Beauty Of Thailand's Loi Krathong Festival

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Thailand's visually stunning Loi Krathong Festival is as fascinating as it is beautiful. The festival is named after the floating ornaments, which are released onto the rivers. These are made from loaves of bread or the bark of banana trees (styrofoam is also sometimes used but this is discouraged) and decorated with banana leaves and flowers.

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