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Traditional Floating Market: Kuin River, South Kalimantan

mini-image4.jpgThe Kuin River in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, is an age old river that functions as a market for traders. The Kuin River, which is located on the mouth of the vast Barito River, has been the heart of the Banjarmasin community for hundreds of years.The traders deal with each other while on top of their vessels, which are known as jukung. The market starts getting busy just before sunrise until sunrise, or from 5 to 7 A.M. Tourists may enjoy the panoramic view from the vessels accompanied with hot cups of coffee or tea according to Oyos Saroso H.N..