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Photos: Floating Market in Banjarmasin, Borneo, Indonesia

A gallery of the photos we took at the floating market in Banjarmasin, Borneo, Indonesia.

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    Every morning at the crack of dawn (we left around 5AM) women paddle their boats up the river to sell produce to customers and wholesalers, who need to make their purchases early so they can hurry back and stock grocery stores all over Banjarmasin.

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    Indonesian Popeye paddles with his eyes tightly shut.

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    Proud of his product.

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    Helping mamma cut up some produce.

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    It's hard to tell from this picture, but there were parts of the market that forced us to literally hunch over to walk through. This always amused the locals.

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    We spotted some fresh catfish that made us hungry for our friend Mark's cajun cooking.

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    The green ones are rice noodles dyed green with avocado; I have no idea what the white things are but they sure look cool together!

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    Fresh prawns!

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    Instant spice blends for the lazy chef!

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    A jolly fish vendor.

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    Spices!

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    Clearly not interested in a bule photo, but we snagged one anyway.

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    Duck eggs.

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    For our vegetarian friends.

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    Our favorite ship approaches!

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    Hundreds of boats bob and bump into each other while their captains sell their wares.

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    Never too young for a tablet.

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    Haley got a chance to use the river toilet while a man stooped along the river next to it washed his clothes and body... Hrmmm

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    Raw, fly-infested chicken for sale.

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    Dried fish.

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    Fresh prawns!

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    When the sun is strong, women wear large brightly painted hats. We were lucky it was a cloudy morning because without one of those hats for protection, Haley would have become a lobster in no time.

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    Sometimes you release the shutter at just the right moment.

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