Ride along the Mekong River from Luang Prabang Laos, to Chang Rai – See the Mekong River and meet the local people that live along its shores. Share the slow boat to Thailand with locals going home from the market and watch life unfold along the Rivers Banks for this two day ride. Bring your own food and drink with you though and a book or some entertainment because it is a bare bones way of traveling. You can take a high speed boat, but what would be the fun in that?
Taling Chan floating market is one of the more popular local weekend markets to visit. Though it’s called a floating market, the land section has grown much larger than the boat market section, making way for a variety of interesting stalls and a bonanza of tasty snacks.