November 12, 2006
Last weekend was the Loy Kratong festival. It is held on the 13th lunar month during the full moon (the November full moon).
I love finding a festival celebrating nature. There are two activities, first the lanterns, which are big white balloons that are lit and released. Some of them have fireworks as a “tail”. It creates a sparkly tail like a comet. They are usually white, but I saw some colored ones, and some groups write notes on them.