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Thousands of Lanterns Become Stars in the Sky

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It was a rainy day in London when I impulse bought a ticket back to Chiang Mai.  I had been wanting to return to Asia and was choosing between Phnom Penh in Cambodia and returning to Pai in northern Thailand.  Pai won out and I’m so glad it did. A few days later, while chatting to a friend who had just returned to Pai, he asked if I was going to attend the Yi Peng festival in Chiang Mai (only a 3-hour bus journey from Pai) – it would fall during my visit. Continue Reading

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