Rafting bamboo downriver to market in Thailand


Transporting bamboo by river in Thailand – photos by Matthew Atkin. Click on the thumbnails for a much better view

As you butter your second slice of toast and enjoy your tea at lunch today, you might consider the lifestyle enjoyed by this chap in Thailand. He hacks down bamboo, and then rafts it down a big the river to market, and does it several times a week, every week…

Thanks to my globe-trotting brother Matthew Atkin for two more excellent photos taken with his Fujifilm X100 camera.

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