Around the moat: Chang Puak Gate

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  1. DavidFL

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    It's starting to build up for the annual Loy Krathong / Yee Peng lantern festival...

    and there's a few illuminated floats at Chang Puak gate on the north side of town.

    Check 'em out at night now before the festival starts & you should get some gorgeous colourful photos...

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    Chiang Mai's 2010 Yee Peng Lantern / Loy Krathong festival is on 20-21-22 November 2010.
     
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    Nice

    :clap:

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    Should be up on 17th & 18th next week. Look forward to seeing them! :happy3:
     
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    Silly question I guess, being floats, are they going to move around the city during the festival, or stay at Chang Puak Gate. I will be in town for the Saturday and Sunday (20th and 21st) and would love to see them.
     
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    Looks amazing..

    If all best laid plans of mice and men work out.. and I manage a one go non stop from Phuket (that doesnt sound like much fun) I should be up there in time for a northern LK this year.
     
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    Good luck. That's one hell of a long boring ride, especially non-stop. What bike will you be riding up?
     
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    SUAN DOK GATE, the West Gate
    and not as nice as Chang Puak gate, the north gate.

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    Jaeng Khu Rueng -the south-west corner of the moat
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    Thapae Gate, the east gate. And a few lanterns.....but it was breezy, so no great snaps
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    :yawn: Good night.
     
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    Good luck. That's one hell of a long boring ride, especially non-stop. What bike will you be riding up?
    No thats too much of a bun burner for me.. Esp as a 1 dayer.

    Bike is coming in the shippers truck.. I will be driving.. the 19th (or early hours of 20th likely) I will be CM's newest resident :)
     
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    Following the leader ;)

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    The tungsten light setting comes into good use ;)

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