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slice-of-thai.com Silliness The Market Train

Amazing Thailand comes not from its tourist attractions, but by how its people make due with what they have in everyday situations.

Check out the following video of the train passing by. You won't believe what happens at the end (40 second YouTube video):


Market Train in Thailand

Real estate in this trackside slum is at a premium! The locals here (probably in Samut Songkhram, a suburb of Bangkok) all know the train schedule and perform this ritual several times a day.

Notice how some of the vegetables for sale are actually underneath the train carriage. Most Thai trains include bathrooms which, on occasion, dump directly out onto the ground. Eeeigh. That's clearer from this alternate video (2 minute 48 second YouTube video):


Market Train in Thailand

This one has a little more detail about what's going on:


Market Train in Thailand

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