Into the small town of Samut Songkhram, near the mouth of the Mae Klong River about 75 kilometres south-west of Bangkok, Thailand, there's a unique outdoor market - held directly over railway tracks.
Several times a day, as the train pulls into town, stallholders draw back their awnings, then move all the fresh produce out of harm's way.
image credit : Photos SIPA PRESS/RICHARD CRAMPTON/REX FEATURES
It's back to business as usual as soon as the train leaves. Watch how this ritual takes place in a matter of minutes, without chaos or concern.
I love this! All in a day's work. :)ReplyDelete
That's true dedication. That would be a pain for me to have to prepare each time for the train to arrive.ReplyDelete
unbelievable. i don't know that i would want to buy a squash that a train had just run over. what a tremendous amount of work to take that down each time the train passes.ReplyDelete
I just can't imagine having to keep moving it back and forth!ReplyDelete
I guess you just play with the cards you were dealt ;)ReplyDelete
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Simply incredible! I couldn't even imagine doing that! I get irritated when I have to move a picture frame out of the way when I have to dust a shelf! LOl!ReplyDelete
Oh my gosh! How crazy is that? I would be terrified to go shopping!ReplyDelete