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Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong is held on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, which usually falls on some day in November. The floating (loi) of a ‘Krathong’ – a banana-leaf cup – is intended to float away ill fortune as well as to express apologies to Khongkha or Ganga, the River Goddess.

Wat Phai Lom

The Wat has a very lovely garden, where the locals like to take walks in the afternoon, when the weather gets cooler. One of the nice things you can do there is buy a package of fish-junk food and go to the pond to feed the large catfish, carp and water turtles who live there. […]