Riverboat queens of Bangkok: how three generations of women turned modest ferry service into major transport business

//Riverboat queens of Bangkok: how three generations of women turned modest ferry service into major transport business

Riverboat queens of Bangkok: how three generations of women turned modest ferry service into major transport business

The Chao Phraya River is one of Bangkok’s great attractions. Board one of the vessels that ply the river and much of the capital’s recent history is laid out before you – the Temple of Dawn (renovated by King Taksin when the capital was on the western, Thonburi, side of the river, the shabby fringes of Chinatown, the walls of the Grand Palace and the old East Asiatic Company headquarters, and Portuguese-built churches.Surprisingly, given the great variety of vessels on the waterway, passenger…

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