In Thailand , goods are sold not only in fresh markets, supermarkets , weekend markets etc. Commonly seen in canals are boats peddling fruits, vegetables, ice cream, noodles and other commodities. When boats selling various goods group in one area of a canal, Thai people call this a Floating Market.
One of the common sights you can find here in Thailand is canals , making this country the Venice of Asia. Canals are used for agricultural, business , transport , cultural and tourism purposes. The photo above is not a canal but a river located in a province near Bangkok.