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Loi Krathong – a flowery tradition Why is it so hard for us humans to let go of things, concepts, even habits, no matter if bad or good? It’s probably because most of us have a hard time dealing with change or the consequences thereof. It is hard and takes a sturdy stomach to change things, especially when one doesn’t know what to anticipate. Will the good things one has get even better? Will the bad be replaced with something worse? During my trip to Thailand, I got to take part in the celebration of Loi Krathong, the south-east Asian Festival of Lights. Loi Krathong could be translated as “to float a basket”. The thought behind these baskets is to give thanks on one hand, by honouring the goddess Ganga,…