Bangkok’s Maeklong Market

The occupational safety people at the Department of Labour would have a fit if they saw this!!!

If you havent been to Bangkok before, CHECK THIS VIDEO OUT!

 

 

Bangkok’s Maeklong Market has been in existence for decades and remained even when the Maeklong Railway was built! The Maeklong Railway line passes through Maeklong – 8 times a day, 7 days per week. Trains run directly through the middle of the market, forcing vendors to pull back their awnings and wares while shoppers find a place to step off of the track that serves as their only walkway.

The second part of the video show the Damnoen Saduak floating market, very lively and somewhat chaotic, small “khlongs” or canals are filled with flat boats piled high with fresh produce, each jockying for position and paddled by ladies ready to stop and bargain at a moment´s notice.
Thanks Craig Zelizer for sharing this!

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