The taxi boat service on the Chao Phraya River is crewed by three. The Capitan upfront, the ticket lady, and this very skilled third crew member who’s job is to stay at the rear of the boat and moor the 30 meter, narrow vessel at every stop.
Communicating with the captain with just a whistle, he jumps out onto the jetty whilst the boat is still moving, gives the double whistle blast signal to reverse, secures the craft, prompting waiting passengers to board, gives the “Go!” signal, throws the painter rope back in the boat and jumps on the moving taxi. Waiting for no one !! All in under 45 seconds! #bangkok #taxiboat #chaophrayariver #thailand #actionshot #blackandwhitephotography #asia #travelphotography #travel #city