Banjarmasin’s Floating Market

“The sun rises over Barito River in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan and a lone boat makes its way toward the floating market.” “Every morning, boats gather for the Muara Kain floating market outside of Banjarmasin. Here, the sellers are usually women and the regulars barter for goods. This trade community convenes early each day as the…

Floating markets in Banjarmasin

Lauren Jacobson | Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan “While most of the city is just beginning to awake, the sellers at Banjarmasin’s floating market have already made most of their sales for the day. From 4 to 7 a.m. everyday, these vendors offer wares ranging from fruits and bread to rattan hats and baskets. Visitors can reach the…