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.
Night market, Luang Prabang
More photos from Xhieng Khouang in Northern Laos by Keith Kelly
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