When a new boat gets launched into the river or ocean in western countries we have a ceremony of breaking a champagne bottle. In Thailand they tie colorful cloth instead.
At the beginning of each season the long-tail boat owners bring colorful cloths to tie to the front of the boat for good luck and ask the spirits to protect and bring prosperity to their business.
This happens during the month of November of every year in Ao Nang, Krabi.
Weekly Travel Photo – Amazing Long Tail Boats In Thailand
August 11, 2011 • Posted by Sofia