Sunrise Kite Fliers

Wowww - first of all, all kites had to be flying BEFORE sunrise. This was all too funny - half of the kite fliers were hung-over or still drunk. Some of the language was very nasty and small fights broke out between sleepy participants but nobody was hurt. Many proclaimed they would never do it again - although you know they will!

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Different!
by: Tim Parish

Hey, that's different - you just never know what you are going to get when you ask for other people's stories :-) At least it's related to a kite festival of sorts.

How about just a little extra detail - like where was this? And has it been done before? Not surprised you wish to remain anonymous...

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Wind Speeds

Light Air
1-5 km/h
1-3 mph
1-3 knots
Beaufort 1

Light breeze
6–11 km/h
4–7 mph
4–6 knots
Beaufort 2

Gentle ...
12–19 km/h
8–12 mph
7–10 knots
Beaufort 3

Moderate ...
20–28 km/h
13–18 mph
11–16 knots
Beaufort 4

Fresh ...
29–38 km/h
19–24 mph
17–21 knots
Beaufort 5

Strong ...
39–49 km/h
25–31 mph
22–27 knots
Beaufort 6

High Wind
50-61 km/h
32-38 mph
28-33 knots
Beaufort 7

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