Cha-Am Fresh Market

Cha-Am, Tha-Yang, Kaeng Krachan, and Petchaburi. Discussion on areas north of Hua Hin.
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Cha-Am Fresh Market

Post by Big Boy » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:55 am

I’ve often seen the signpost to this market situated just before Cha-Am traffic lights when travelling North. I was in the area, so thought I’d pop in. Unlike many day markets that I’ve visited in Thailand, this market was fairly modern and clean. A big plus for this market was the ample parking all around.
Outside the market
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Inside the market.
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The goods on sale were much the same as every other day market, but the emphasis on clothes was less.
Fruit stall
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Religious goods
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Pork stall
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Selling dried fish
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One of the few clothing stalls
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Compared with Chatchai Market in Hua Hin, it did feel cleaner, and was definitely roomier.

I wasn’t surprised to see the Thais of Cha-Am suffering the same leg disability as the rest of Thailand, necessitating the need to ride their motorcycles through the WALKways.
There are always Thais riding motorcycles in Thai markets.
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As Thai markets go, I’d rate this market highly for cleanliness, space and light.

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Re: Cha-Am Fresh Market

Post by Lung Per » Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:46 am

Thanks for posting. I agree. I use it when I have the opportunity. I bring my styrofoam box and usually get a load of ice from one of the stalls to keep things fresh. I also recommend it for it's cleanliness and easy accessability.
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Re: Cha-Am Fresh Market

Post by nornorth » Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:21 pm

Thank for your photos. I love atmosphere at any local market :cheers:
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