I’ve always been intrigued by the pictures I’ve seen of lantern festivals around the world…usually in remote places like Thailand or India. They look so magical, spiritual and just plain cool! Anyway, I think I was just googling “lantern festivals” one day and saw that there’d be one somewhat close, the RISE festival, in the Mojave dessert, outside Las Vegas. So, over 6 months ago I bought a couple of tickets & so did Taylor & Dan.
I never imagined how cool it would be (…&yes I would do it again next year@). I think I’ve said it many times before, but a picture says a thousand words…and it’s hard to describe something so magical, emotional & spiritual.Enjoy..and hopefully the video works too, ’cause that captures it best.
Thousand of lanterns circled around us!
turn up the volume for the video
….then we drove back to Vegas to spend the night…ugh, not as magical! I’ve been to Vegas quite a few times and had fun, but after such a cool experience it was just a bit too many lights & sounds!
You cannot direct the wind but you can adjust the sails!