Maikaew Damnoen Resort
Travel Blogs from Damnoen Saduak
Nach einem gemütlichen Weihnachten in Bali (Weihnachten ohne kalt und Schnee ist schon ungewohnt), verbrachten wir den Jahreswechsel in Bangkok und Umgebung. Ein toller Auftakt dieser Woche war der Floating Market in Damnoen Saduak, gefolgt von einem überraschend kalten Aufenthalt am/im River Kwai und einem zum Glück wärmeren Stopp in Ayuthaya, der …
We hit the road early from Kanburi and headed in the bus towards the Floating Markets of Damnoen.
Once we got there we loaded into a large Long Tail boat and travelled the canals of the area. Finally reaching the first area where they sell all kinds of .......**** really. The market is overpriced compared to other areas and they can be a bit pushy with their sales. No I don't want that trinklet or watch. LOL. We have to roll with the punches as tourists ...
Oh man, it was long ago that I woke up so early. Around 5 AM in the morning so I decided to work a bit on my blog. Reason that I woke so early was that I wanted to see the floating market in Damnoen Saduak, approximately 130 km outside Bangkok. There are a lot of floating markets but this one is the most famous.
I bought a ticket at a travel agency near Khao San Road for 200 BHT. You have to meet up at 7 AM at their office and with other people a minivan will ...
... for sleeping and a more exciting experience. The entire journey - ferry then coach then train has cost me 1400 baht which is about £28 for a 20 hour journey.
We got the ferry at 5pm last night, then a bus to the station and we arrived there at about 9.30. Our train was at 11.30pm and arrives the next morning into Bangkok. It's currently 10.30am and I am writing this from sat on the train still. We were ...
This floating market was a tuk-tuk ride on water. A hundred or so long-tail boats running up and down narrow canals, revving their 4-cylinder car engines, dodging each other's props, and maneuvering around other boats. Lonely planet had warned that it was mainly a tourist attraction as opposed to a real market any more, and they were right. It was mainly little shops along the canals that sold your typical carvings and trinkets that you see at any souvenir shop ...
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