Saturday, September 20, 2008

A day at the Chatuchak market

Chatuchak market is open only on the weekend in northern Bangkok. If you can't find what you are looking for at Chatuchak, you probably didn't really need it. It's a huge market that sells everything from jewelry, pottery, home decor items, to antique buddhas (if that's your thing), hippie clothing (no kidding), pets of all kinds, textiles, antiques... I think you get the picture. Speaking of pictures, here are few pics of the day. I did go along this morning for a couple of hours, but after that, I bailed out and let Caitlin and Claudia enjoy the rest of the day on their own.
This is the Sky Train station near our apartment; Chong Nonsi.

Caitlin and Claudia are into "full contact" shopping. Fortunately, no one got hurt with this aggressive move...a move that she apparently learned well from her mother. I always say, "no blood, no foul."

a bunch of beautiful orchids

after a long day of shopping, it's time to come home. Claudia's probably thinking of either taking the Sky Train back home, or maybe the elephant taxi in the background. I'm not sure the elephants could carry the heavy load that Claudia is trying to bring home.

1 comment:

Julie said...

Hey Walthalls, What's up? I have to tell you it all looks soooo cool and very adventurous! The apartment looks very nice. The boys loved the elephants and the orchids just gorgeous. We are praying for you all as you get acclimated in another part of the world. Thanks for posting the pictures it sure is fun to see you and your surroundings. We can't wait to have you in our home next time you're back! Love you all,
Julie Ryker