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Travel Thailand Bangkok Taling Chan Floating Market

A riot of colours and flavours greets me when I reach Bangkok's Taling Chan Floating Market, which is open only on weekends.

Afloat in Taling Chan Floating Market, Thailand

20 January 2014

In a land filled with markets and where shopping and bargains are ways of life, Bangkok’s floating markets are a world of their own. Full of life and colour, they are an intrinsic part of the city's culture.

On a weekend, LAKSHMI SHARATH takes a ferry and cruises down to the Taling Chan Floating Market in Bangkok and soaks in its many flavors.

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