River Boat Races Bang Sai , (56 images)|
18th Thailand International Swan Boat Races was held September 10-11, 2005 on the Chao Phraya River (River. of Kings), Bangsai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Center, near the ruins of the golden city of Ayutthaya, former capital of Siam. Over twentyinternational teams including teams from the Peoples Republic of China, Germany, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, England, Thailand, the United States, Australia, and the city of Hong Kong were competing. The swan boats are 96 feet long and manned by 50 paddlers.
Photo: Knut Øyvin Skaar - Bangkok