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2019/04/29 Water Lantern Festival
π 2019-04-29 01:01 in Outings
Jennifer found the water lantern festival, which is a floating version of the chinese lantern festival where flying lanterns can cause a problem in airspace with planes everywhere.
It wasn't a bad idea per se, but sadly the organizers didn't seem to have a clue about wind and picked a place with the launch area south of the lake. Unsurprisingly, everyone put their lanterns and they didn't go anyhwere. It was quite underwhelming...





Given the wind, people went to a dicy slope to try and launch from the side of the lake. It made things a little bit better, but it was still mostly against the wind:




Most lanterns were stuck at the launching point, how silly:






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