Here, on the
Mekong river in
Nong Khai, at the end of
ouk phansa, the phenomenon of
annualy takes places, in which soundless, smokeless and scentless fireballs
shoot up from the deepest, Laotian side of the river.
float silently into the air, tens of meters and
sometimes up to 300 meters high. Legend has it that they
come from the
naga. Since it is a local phenomenon it is
displayed on the city's riverside handrails.