|Fresh vegetables from the garden will be sold at the local daily morning market. A bunch of long beans sells for 5 baht (15 cents).|
It is important for people to connect with one another in the traditional villages, and if not done walking by a neighbor's house, then it is most certainly accomplished at the local market, regardless of its size.
|A woman proudly displays her beautiful 100% Thai silk. This intricate piece (2 meters long) required 5 days of work. Small village markets in Surin Province have the most sought after Thai silk at very reasonable prices. I bought three.|
|A baby sleeps while her mother shops at the local market.|
|Mahg (Thai betel nut)|
|One can buy herbal cigars at the market. Older people gather herbs to make them using traditional methods. This particular herbal blend is for sinus problems.|
|Every morning at the same time, these monks from the village temple make their rounds gathering alms and then chanting blessings in return.|