Canal Boat Public Transportation

January 25, 2011

Passengers Canal Boat Public Transportation Khlong Saen Saep - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
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Bangkok's Khlong Saen Saep canal boat ferries passengers sans traffic through the heart of downtown.

The canal boat system is the lesser known form of public transportation in Bangkok but far more efficient in terms of cutting down commute times, particularly during traffic jams... which in Bangkok is nearly all day!

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Downtown Canal Boat Buildings Ticket Collector - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
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A canal boat ticket collector helps a young passenger prepare to disembark. Bangkok's tallest building, the Baiyoke Tower II in the background.

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Passenger Canal Boat Public Transportation - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
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A passing canal boat docked to receive more passengers.

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