Travel Blogs from Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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Kanchanaburi - Very Moving, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi - Very Moving

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... by the emotions that were stirred. This place was well worth visiting, as it put many things into perspective. Before we left Kanchanaburi, we walked to the Allied cemetary, where nearly 7000 POW graves are kept. It sounds slightly morbid, as we had ...

Doi Suthep- Part I: Arrival, Doi Suthep, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part I: Arrival

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... .  No one said this was going to be easy. The temple is an extremely popular tourist destination in Thailand and reminded me of some of our larger national parks in the United States, like Yosemite or Yellowstone, buzzing with ...

The Colour Orange, Bangkok,Viernam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand travel blog

The Colour Orange

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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Monks:  they are mysterious, spiritual and almost mystical.  Their presence in a town is always comforting. In Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, they are part of the scenery.  Men/boys, at some point in their lives, all have to belong to a Wat ...

Bridge on the River Buffalo, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge on the River Buffalo

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... 10am for what would be a 2 hour bus journey...just to get to the other side of Bangkok. Hopping on another bus bound for Kanchanaburi (well at least some guy at the bus station said it was) it would be another few hours drive before arriving at the ...

Big Cats with Big Teeth, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Big Cats with Big Teeth

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... Wat Pa Luangta Maha Bua Yannasampanno Forest Monastery (we'll stick with Tiger Temple) is about a 45 minute drive outside of Kanchanaburi where the temple here contains 17 resident tigers which were either born here or brought by local people after their ...

Bridge on the River Kwai, Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge on the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... iron bridge replaced it but was repetedly bombed and damaged by the US army air force. It was never in service very long. Kanchanaburi has two cemetaries and we headed to the biggest one which is the Kanchanaburi war cemetary which has 7000 graves for ...

Sleeping on a Wooden Plank and with the Bed Bugs, River Kwai, tribal village near Burma, Thailand travel blog

Sleeping on a Wooden Plank and with the Bed Bugs

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... beside the tracks.  After trying to digest this fact, we visited the JEATH  museum (Japan, England, America, Thailand and Holland) dedicated to the prisoners of war captured by the Japanese army.  This museum is located inside one of ...

Itinerary for after Wedding, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Itinerary for after Wedding

A travel blog entry by paul

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... principal town in the Dvaravati Kingdom in 500 to 1000 AD. Eat breakfast at or near the floating markets. Continue on to Kanchanaburi town (another 2 hours or so). See the bridge over the River Kwai. In human terms it was the most expensive bridge ...

The Kanchanaburi Province, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The Kanchanaburi Province

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... I've had to thrust a brown paper bag into Bera's face to stop him hyperventilating. Then there's the food. The Kanchanaburi night market is well worth a sly visit. Naturally we sampled what is boasted as 'Thailand's best fried mussels' - ...

The Tiger Sanctuary, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The Tiger Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by dane

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... of seeing these incredible creatures up close was quickly extinguished by the painful recognition of what they have been reduced to.  Thailand is notorious for corruption, but a Wat and wildlife sanctuary was not where I expected to find it.  I ...

Southern Most Island in Thailand, Koh Lipe, Thailand travel blog

Southern Most Island in Thailand

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... emails from you smart*sses out there that are saying that's only 29 days if I didn't say this, but they count funny in Thailand and count your arrival date as your first day.  I had first heard about the peaceful paradise of Koh Lipe almost a ...

I think I missed Caracas by a little bit, None, Thailand travel blog

I think I missed Caracas by a little bit

A travel blog entry by rcys

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I was just looking back at my first blog post on the bootsnall site back in Sept. 2005. I had to laugh at how far I strayed from my original trip plan. I've reposted it here for a laugh. Still in Miami Tuesday, September 6th, 2005 Hello, this is my ...

Saphan Mae Nam Khwae, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Saphan Mae Nam Khwae

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... came through the Embassy gates dripping, heaving and panting he strolled out of the doors smiling. Relief! Next destination - Kanchanaburi. Tonight!! Bugger stuffing around with bloody public transport. We'd already lost too much time and the bus ...

Waterfalls, war and green curry, Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Thailand, Thailand travel blog

Waterfalls, war and green curry

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... to Kanchanaburi for some rest and good thai food. Kanchanaburi There is a fair bit to do and see in Kanchanaburi, including 9 national parks and 6 wildlife sanctuaries in the world heritage listed surrounds. With tour companies charging a fair bit ...

Who put pepper in the vaseline?!!, Bang Saen and Pattaya, Thailand travel blog

Who put pepper in the vaseline?!!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'Hey can you pass me one of those road-sodas?' I reckon I've met more random characters from every inch of the what-the....??!! scale this weekend than I have in months. As the title suggests, this weekend could only be described as a mad-arse ...

Time to figure things out, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Time to figure things out

A travel blog entry by will

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My decision to get out of Bangkok for a few days to figure things out certainly paid off. I spent another two full days at Kanchanaburi, and now I have a vague plan, as opposed to feeling like a lost soul from an Alex Garland novel! I joined a day tour ...

All Bused Up, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

All Bused Up

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... I had just started to doze off at last after trying more positions to sleep in than there are tuk tuks in Thailand. This particular journey being worse than most with the bus seemingly stopping at every gas/petrol station between Tak and Chiang Mai with ...

Erawan Falls, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Erawan Falls

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... thing better than a waterfall is 7 waterfalls. Erawan is nothing compared to Jiuzhaigow in China, but it's the best thing in Kanchanaburi. I had heard that there's a bus that you can catch that will take you to Erawan, but when we couldn't even find ...

Tiger Temple, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tiger Temple

A travel blog entry by rcys

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About a year after seeing the Tiger Temple on the Discovery Channel, I finally made it back to Kanchanaburi after 16 years. There was tour(pickup truck) going to the temple about an hour after we checked in so we took the easy way there. Although the ...

A Bridge on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

A Bridge on the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... "Death Railway", it really hasn't changed that much in that time relative to the massive development of other areas I've revisited in Thailand. Of course there are a lot more shops, restaurants, bars and guest houses, but the feel of the town was the ...

Happy New Year 2008, Koh Z, Thailand travel blog

Happy New Year 2008

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Well another year has come and gone all too quickly. It doesn't seem so long ago that my friends came out to Thailand last Christmas and New Years to celebrate the holidays with me. 2007 has seemed to just fly by in the blink of an eye and here we are ...

Life on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Life on the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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It's SO good to get out of Bangkok. That's a fact I really can't stress enough, a fact I never fully appreciated until just a few hours ago as we lazed on the bank of the Kwai in deck chairs, beer in hand, with little else around us other than the ...

Ko Phi Phi - New year in Phi Phi..., Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi - New year in Phi Phi...

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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Ko Phi Phi - New Year in Phi Phi Our original plan was to visit Phi Phi for a few days, see in the new year, do a little diving, and then head on out to another island.  We ended up staying on Phi Phi for 9 days and only left because we had to ...

Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by annasam

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... Jeath Museum – not a typo) was a profoundly odd experience the bridge itself and its somewhat bloody history was quite moving. Kanchanaburi is by far the nicest place that we have visited so far. It is still busy, a bit smelly and oppressively hot ...

The Bridge That Was in That Movie, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The Bridge That Was in That Movie

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... trip !!! We grabbed another cab, and went to the Southern bus station, where we found our bus which would take us to Kanchanaburi After finding a hotel, we were told we would have to check out tomorrow as the hotel was full. In the morning we did ...

Tigers and the Bridge over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tigers and the Bridge over the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... rolls for lunch and we ate some delicious street food for dinner. This morning we got off our bums and headed here to Kanchanaburi. We took a government run bus which was comfortable and efficent...we arrived 3 hours later. We are staying in a lovely ...

Chatachuk market / Kanchanaburi, Bangkok/Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Chatachuk market / Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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... the longest possible route, charged us 85B and pretended not to have change! Sunday 3rd August... Me and Natalie had booked a tour to Kanchanaburi which is over towards the Myanmar (Burma) border, about 2hrs from BKK, which was only about 8 quid for a ...

Bang Saen, Bang Saen, Thailand travel blog

Bang Saen

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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ELEPHANT'S WORLD, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

ELEPHANT'S WORLD

A travel blog entry by annasam

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... regularly on Thai TV promoting the work they do, works with schools on education programmes etc and is generally very popular in Thailand makes the future of the centre very bright indeed! Quick elephant fact neither of us knew – they have very ...

Don't Drink the Water Boys!, Bangkok and the canals, Thailand travel blog

Don't Drink the Water Boys!

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... gray..no, hasn't changed since last night. We are touring the canals today.  Years ago, one of the kings of Thailand visited Venice, loved it and decided to have canals dug out all around Bangkok.   We ...

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