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Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by stepher205

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... was the bus station and a few dusty shops along the road, and I was not exactly impressed. Fortunately we arrived to find Kanchanaburi to be a really pleasant, fun town with enough going on to keep us occupied for a few days. Our guesthouse, the Jolly ...

I went to the mar-kette, Damoen Saduak, Thailand travel blog

I went to the mar-kette

A travel blog entry by michy

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mon p'tit panier sous mon bras... Well actually we did not have baskets under our arms... more like buckets of sweat. We travelled to the weird lil ghost town of DS to go to the floating market - we had heard it was better to go the night before in ...

Busy nights and chill out days, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Busy nights and chill out days

A travel blog entry by toniandrachel

... souvenirs and dinner. Pad Thai is now one of our favorite dishes, it's so good! This morning we took the bus to Kanchanaburi where there is absolutely nothing to do. Well, that's not true, but since everything (the waterfalls, the river, elephants and ...

Bridge over River Kwai & Ayuttya, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge over River Kwai & Ayuttya

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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First stop today was the Jearth Museum which described conditions in the prisoner of war camp at Kanchanaburi. The suffering of the WWII POWs at this camp was beyond belief. There were lots of photos; mainly of Dutch, English and Australian men who were ...

Tigers, Elephants and the river Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tigers, Elephants and the river Kwai

A travel blog entry by laurieandjilly

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... at each end are original - and very shaky! The next visit was to the Tiger Temple, about 1 hour from Kanchanaburi in the jungles that are between Thailand and Burma. The centre is a rescue home for orphaned and injured tigers and although many of the ...

The Death Railway., Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The Death Railway.

A travel blog entry by kevandray

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... caught the local train, which was a little pricier this time but still only about 2 pound each. When we arrived at Kanchanaburi station we were as usual set upon by a hungry mob of taxi and tuk tuk drivers but managed to successfully navigate ...

Same Same But Different, koh lanta, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Same Same But Different

A travel blog entry by pebbles1

It's a restaurant by the way.  We went there on the recommendation of Simon Crawley - he told Helen all about it during the bellringers tea back in January.  It was well worth the visit.  the taxi took about 30 mins from the hotel - a bit ...

World's Durian Festival 2008, Mueang District, Chanthaburi, Thailand travel blog

World's Durian Festival 2008

A travel blog entry by greg34

... grown in Thailand's eastern provinces which have collectively earned the nickname as the 'fruit bowl of Thailand'. The annual Chanthaburi Fruit Festival held at the Chanthaburi Sports Stadium offers a fantastic selection of ...

Tigers and elephants and rafting, oh my!, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tigers and elephants and rafting, oh my!

A travel blog entry by christine.m

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... shout out to my sister Sarah though, because she’s kind of the one who inspired me to take the weekend off to myself and enjoy Thailand a little bit for its touristy side. Thanks Sarah! Epic birthday gift. Now to return to Mae Sot and go back to the ...

teaching!, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

teaching!

A travel blog entry by joandellen

... met by Suvanna- the volunteer co-ordinator for Original Volunteers.  She said they had a placement available at a school near Kanchanaburi- a couple of hours west of Bangkok so later on that day we set off to the school. The school is actually ...

Tailor Pro - Best in Bangkok, Bangkok,, Thailand travel blog

Tailor Pro - Best in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by kaless

} Arrived on the overnight train on Bangkok - a gorgeous town,   There are lots of interesting places to see in Bangkok, but the main reason we came to Bangkok was....to get clothes made! Bangkok is famous for its hundreds of tailor shops ...

Kanchanaburi and Erawan Falls!, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi and Erawan Falls!

A travel blog entry by andrewandlaura

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... , but it's been a while since our last entry.. so here's the update! We took the train from Thonburi Station (Bangkok Noi) to Kanchanaburi (Kan as the locals say). The ride was only 3 hours long and we were well taken care of. The woman across from us ...

Tiger Temple, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tiger Temple

A travel blog entry by trent

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The next day I went to the Tiger temple, an old land preserve where monks keep wild animals like boars, deers, and wildcats. But it's famous for, as the name suggests, having leopards and Bengalese tigers! As we walked in our guide told us to stop and ...

Off the island, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Off the island

A travel blog entry by jaceanddave

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... after this cheerie experience we took a train into the center of town and visited the famous river Kwai. All in all the tour was great and we highly recommend the scenic Kanchanaburi. Although, with the Visas situation, we had to leave. Next stop. ...

Prigionieri di guerra, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Prigionieri di guerra

A travel blog entry by kokoape

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Dopo colazione ci incamminiamo verso il War Cemetery dove ci sono le tombe dei molti prigionieri di guerra che sono morti durante la costruzione della ferrovia che doveva collegare la Birmania alla Thailandia durante la seconda guerra mondiale. Sono ...

In giro per la valle del fiume Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

In giro per la valle del fiume Kwai

A travel blog entry by kokoape

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Si parte in motorino per girare un po'. La valle del fiume Kwai circondata da bellissime montagne e segue il fiume fino al confine con la Birmania. In cima c' il lago della cittadina di Sangklaburi dove si trova la ONG Thailandese con cui abbiamo ...

Big cats and tattoos, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Big cats and tattoos

A travel blog entry by tatandandy

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From Bangkok we executed our usual scary boat trip to the train station and train to Kanchanaburi routine. We booked into a beautiful little bungalow on the river Kwai at Bluestar guesthouse. The place is well landscaped and has a Mynah Bird in a cage ...

Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by santeria

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... Kanchanaburi. Kanchanaburi selbst hat nicht allzu viel zu bieten. Jedoch die umliegende Landschaft ist recht schoen, und Kanchanaburi wird meist genutzt als Startpunkt zu den umliegenden Nationalparks, wie dem Erawan National Park. Wasserfaelle ohne Ende ...

Bangkok, for the last time!, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok, for the last time!

A travel blog entry by purcy

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... without incident. Though I have no intention of doing it on the main roads with all the mad traffic! Our last morning in Kanchanaburi was an early start - sunrise at the old railway bridge crossing the river, which is made famous by the film Bridge on ...

Crouching Tigers Running Waterfalls, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Crouching Tigers Running Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by jimpad

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... glad to be outa Bk even for a day or two its an experience but its kinda sleazy and full of backpackers...I had a ball in Kanchanaburi..The Bridge and WW11cemtary in Kwai were a bit of a bore but the Temple Tigers were cool apart from all being half ...

Chilling out on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Chilling out on the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by cubansteve80

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National Park & River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

National Park & River Kwai

A travel blog entry by becca-weit-weg

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... their study fellow spent a semester abroad in Hungary... crazy world! Next day Erawan nationalparl wioth the most beautiful waterfall in thailand... it was straining but worth it! After that and lunch the great Goodbye... and I got delivered to the ...

onwards.., Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

onwards..

A travel blog entry by peterandfran

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... they want to go and clearly not vice versa. We arrived in a government approved travel agency and booked a trip to Kanchanaburi Province ( home of the river kwai amidst other places of interest). After visiting the allied war graves home to soldiers ...

The Bridge over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The Bridge over the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by jonvillis

... (and several coffees) i felt i could handle a day of sight-seeing.  Have been really looking forward to visiting Kanchanaburi, where the main tourist attraction is the famous bridge over the River Kwai. After seeing the film, and learning some of ...

Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by traveller_pie

Got up early and headed to the south bus terminal for a nice bus ride out to Kanchanaburi, which is famous for having the Bridge over the River Kwai.  Went to a couple of meuseums with exhibits all about the death railway which I found really ...

Tong Day!! Floating Markets, Tiger Temple & More, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tong Day!! Floating Markets, Tiger Temple & More

A travel blog entry by joeash2008

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... 6:30 am we hopped into a very nice air conditioned jeep with just Joe me and Tong. We headed out from Bangkok towards Kanchanaburi about 2 hours outside the city. The first stop of the day was to a small temple with beautiful wood carvings inside. It was ...

Kanchanabeauty, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanabeauty

A travel blog entry by robnharri

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... gives it mere inches to move its neck, barbaric. The next stop me went to the JEATH museum (Japan England America/Australia Thailand Holland). This place is a run down old shack with a few pictures dotted about the place, pretty poor to be honest. After ...

The adventures of Kanchanaburi!!, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

The adventures of Kanchanaburi!!

A travel blog entry by kaydeetravel

... check into our new hostel for the evening before we departed Kanchanaburi to head to the ancient city of Ayutthaya! All in all Kanchanaburi has amazing history and scenery and the next stop is off the Auytthaya to see all the ancient ruins and a monkey ...

Back to the Duck, Disco Duck that is, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Back to the Duck, Disco Duck that is

A travel blog entry by vasquez3

... Mai.  I guess we hadn't really left Erawan's tractor beam of grief entirely however, since we were soon to find out that trying to get from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai directly would be a huge and expensive hassle.  More on that to come ...

Week Two!!! WOO!, Singburi, Thailand travel blog

Week Two!!! WOO!

A travel blog entry by jon_gabby

Monday:  Got up at 5am! Yes 5am. Grrrr. Very sleepy. Waited around for an hour for the monks (we were supposed to be giving them food) and then some guy on a moped came and told us that they wouldnt be coming our way... so we had to walk into the ...

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