Longtail Boats

Longtail boats are probably some of the most famous way of traveling here in Thailand. You’ll find them everywhere – not only at the beach. Even in Bangkok you can see them cruising the Chao Praya river. In case you ever want to talk about long-tail boats in Thai you would say Ruea Hang Yao (เรือหางยาว) – just in case ;-) What’s interesting about the longtail boat though is that it uses a common automotive engine. So it’s basically a converted car (or truck) engine that powers you over the water. Those engines usually are…

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