Thailand from the water – picture post

Pictures of our time on Motha the converted rice barge.

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The dutch customs house.

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A tug boat. The boat is almost all engine and there is a huge silver hook for the ropes that they use to pull the barges.

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A man collecting plastic bottles for recycling from the river weeds.

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These two barges are hand loaded with bags of fertilizer. They must unload by hand too. See how deep the barge goes – there is unloaded one on the right.

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Grocery shopping

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Tied up waiting for them to let us ashore. Ron is looking worried.

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A barge family

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