Saturday, May 16, 2009

The Port Of Bangkok

The Cha Prayao River runs up through Bangkok from the Gulf of Siam. It provides a deep channel for about fifty miles North of the city, a little past Ayuthya, the former capitol.

This picture was taken in the port area, near the docks. Here's an outbound container ship passing a nice little, typically Thai "long-tail-boat." This long tail is a ferry of sorts, shuttling people back and forth across the river.

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