Southern China: shamans and the Kitchen God - paulsmit
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’Hot-air balloon-1.’

	During New Year festivities villagers at Xiaosanjiang are retaining a hot-air balloon (Kungmingden) just before it is allowed to rise up. The higher it flies, the more prosperity it will bring to its owner in the new year. Photo Mick Palarczyk.