Thai fire boat festival by Saravut Whanset (7 images)

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More than 40,000 oil lamp create an extraordinary, intricate design featuring a fish, serpent, and swan - all built on a boat. The structure, made from banana trunk and bamboo, is as tall as a 39-storey building measuring 30m (98ft) high and 120m (394ft) wide.

Despite the fire boat's detail, it was designed just the day before and then decorated with oil lamps, candles, flowers and incense. The boat was part of the Lai Rua Fai festival, an illuminated boat procession, in Nakhon...
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