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Fah Thai Magazine Nov-Dec 2018

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GALLERY<br />

OPPOSITE, TOP<br />

Participants atop<br />

palanquins grace the<br />

vibrant procession,<br />

to the delight<br />

of shutterbugs.<br />

OPPOSITE, BOTTOM<br />

The krathongs are released<br />

into the water as an<br />

offering to Phra Mae<br />

Khongkha, the goddess<br />

of water.<br />

TOP LEFT<br />

Crafted from banana tree<br />

trunks and its folded<br />

leaves, the krathong gets<br />

colourfully decorated<br />

with flowers.<br />

TOP RIGHT<br />

The whisper of a prayer<br />

accompanies the release<br />

of paper lanterns into the<br />

night sky.<br />

BELOW<br />

An exquisite<br />

display of fireworks<br />

inside Sukhothai<br />

Historical Park.<br />

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS<br />

Sugato Mukherjee is a photographer<br />

and writer based in Calcutta, India.<br />

When he is not working on longterm<br />

personal projects, Sugato<br />

loves to weave visual narratives<br />

on exotic and offbeat destinations.<br />

He has contributed to The Globe<br />

and Mail, Al Jazeera, National<br />

Geographic Traveller, Jet Wings<br />

International, among others. His<br />

work on sulphur miners of East Java<br />

was awarded by UNESCO. Sugato’s<br />

coffee table book ‘An Antique Land:<br />

A Visual Memoir of Ladakh’ was<br />

published from New Delhi in 2013<br />

and received critical acclaim.<br />

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