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Bangkok + Night Markets: After Dark

Anita Bye is used to being up at odd hours. A Thai/Norwegian woman born and raised in Norway, educated in Spain, and now living in Thailand, Anita juggles timezones and a demanding medical degree to keep in touch with all the people who are important to her.

Late night studying and early morning Skype calls home helped Anita discover the mysterious world of Bangkok’s night markets. Armed with only a camera and her French bulldog, Goku, Anita set out to document the dazzling colour, floating lights, and aromas of these lively late-night bazaars.

The New Rot Fai Market Ratchada

Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Din Daeng, Khet Din Daeng, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

Anita: “This vibrant night bazaar is famous for its street food, collectable toys, and street fashion

Anita: “This vibrant night bazaar is famous for its street food, collectable toys, and street fashion"

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Anita: "Some of the menus can be hit or miss but when you get a hit, it hits real hard”

Yaowarat Road

Yaowarat, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Anita: “A night food market in the heart of Bangkok’s Chinatown, Yaowarat Market spills out onto the pavements

Anita: “A night food market in the heart of Bangkok’s Chinatown, Yaowarat Market spills out onto the pavements"

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Anita: "Street food is gold here, especially if you’re looking to mix with the locals"

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Anita: "I come here to eat Thai and Chinese dishes at a reasonable price"

Khlong Toei Pier Market

Rama IV Road | Khlong Toei, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

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Anita: "I come to Khlong Toei Pier Market for fresh groceries"

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Anita: "The prices are better than they are in the grocery stores"

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Anita: "And it’s a great way to contribute to and connect with the Bangkok locals"

Ratchada Train Market

Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Din Daeng, Khet Din Daeng, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

Anita: “Ratchada Train Market is full of the kind of stylish barbershops and vintage clothing

Anita: “Ratchada Train Market is full of the kind of stylish barbershops and vintage clothing"

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Anita: "You can't find these kind of things anywhere else in Bangkok"

This photo journal was a collaboration between Anita Bye (@anitabye) and Unpacked.

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