The Water Taxis of Klong San Saep
Much has been made of the transportation efficiency of the BTS and MRT systems of Bangkok. But one of the oldest, cheapest and speediest forms of commuting in the city never attracts much attention.
Klong San Saep is a canal that flows through the heart of Bangkok. The Klong is also the conduit for water taxis that speed commuters in and out of the city to their homes in the suburbs.
In the central business district, the entire length of the line runs from Phan Fa Lilat, near the Victory Monument and runs parallel alongside Petchaburi Road. Near the Vijit School at turns left and runs along Ramkamhaeng Road up to Wat Sribooreung.
Using the Water Taxis to Commute
Although they are quick and cheap, with the maximum fare being only twenty Baht, Using the water taxis daily as a …