Laos at Night

Bun Awk Phansa (Full Moon), Luang Prabang The October Full Moon marks the end of the three-month rains. People release small banana-leaf boats decorated with candles, incense and small flowers at the rivers Mekong and Nam Khan. Paper lantern boats are constructed in the monasteries and paraded in a candlelight procession to the rivers. Royal Palace Museum, Luang Prabang Night market, Luang Prabang Pha That Luang, Vientiane That Dam Stupa, Vientiane Mortar round candle holder, Phonsavanh, Xhieng Khouang More photos from Xhieng Khouang in Northern Laos by Keith Kelly   Other posts on Laos: Laos: A gastronomic adventure Laos: Regional Getaway . … [Read more...]