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is there a floating market in Chiang Mai?

Jan 8th, 2006, 07:06 PM
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is there a floating market in Chiang Mai?

Is there a floating food market like the Damnoen Saduak anywhere near Chiang Mai? ....Three hours is a lot to get there and back but if the drive is good I guess it would be worth it..short on time but always wanted to go ever since I saw Anthony Bourdain..or was it another travel guy...
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Jan 8th, 2006, 08:20 PM
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CM is famous for it's night market.
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Jan 8th, 2006, 08:47 PM
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this must seem a stupid question as I assume chiang mai is in a valley in the mountains
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Jan 8th, 2006, 08:56 PM
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a river valley
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Jan 8th, 2006, 09:11 PM
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No, not a stupid question. The river looked to be too big for a floating market, but maybe there are canals, or tributaries. I guess that all I am saying is that I don't think so, because they have the night market, but don't know for sure.
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Jan 9th, 2006, 07:01 AM
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CM was flooded in September due to heavy rains. At the time, the locals were referring to the Night Market as the Floating Market.

If you're there on a weekend, the Sunday Walking Market is a must. Only local crafts are allowed, so no Rolex Watches and 100 BAHT DVDs. Great prices, lots of good merchandise.
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No, there is not a floating market in Chaing Mai.
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