Thailand’s floating markets are among the most photographed destinations in the country.  A canal or  “Klong”  in Thai can reflect to Thai people’s lives in earlier time.  They use the river to commute, cimmunicate and trade.  That’s why  “Klong”  has an influences to Thai people.

The floating markets, unlike regular market, have sellers pack their ares, such as variety of tropical fruits, flowers, vegetables and fresh produce, onto small boats and jostle with each other for the attention of buyers alongside canals.  The most popular floating market is Ratchaburi, about 101 km. to the west of Bangkok.

It is the largest and attracted by a large number of tourists.  Occasionally, you will find people wandering around in traditional Thai clothing  and most of sellers on boats also wear their traditional blue shirts called  “Mor Hom”  and flat-topped hats called  “Muak  Nob”

If you have a chance, dont miss to visit there!!  You will enjoy another side of traditional lives.

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