A Return to Talad Rot Fai, Bangkok’s (Still) Crazy-Cool Vintage Market

Just over a year ago I briefly noted the unfortunate demise of Talad Rot Fai, the laid-back Bangkok night market where booze-addled treasure-hunting for all manners of vintage and designer goods was one of the city’s most idiosyncratic nightlife experiences. Talad Rot Fai’s landlord, the State Railway of Thailand, kicked ‘em out just as its tenants were comfortably settling in and establishing some permanence to the place, leaving the market to scramble for a new home eventually found on Srinakarin Road, near Seacon Square, not too far from Suvarnabhumi Airport. In other words, the market was fated to move into the

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