The Boat Lady of Bangkok

12 July 2017 ● less than 1 min read ● 0 images

At the age of 13, Samruay Imkrajai worked her first job in a factory in Ayuthaya, outside of Bangkok. Two years later she had gathered enough money to buy a small long tail boat (hang yao) and moved to Bangkok to work on the Chao Phraya river as a taxi boat.
20 years later, she still drives this same boat and lives on a boat house that she built with her husband who recently passed away.

Anthony Joh - Entrepreneur in Tokyo, Japan Anthony Joh Entrepreneur 23 July 2017

Well shot video. I remember using the long tail boats when I lived in Bangkok!

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