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
Mortar round candle holder, Phonsavanh, Xhieng Khouang
More photos from Xhieng Khouang in Northern Laos by Keith Kelly
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