Hintok River Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
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The challenge myself and stickman had set ourselves was to ride from the Bridge over the River Kwai north and, following the river as much as we could until we reached the Myanmar border.
We set off from Bangkok at 7am with Pop and arrived at the bridge by about 9.30am. By the time we had faffed and got ourselves ready to go it was 10.30am. The …
... a group of 3 girls from Iceland. We discussed what it was like to live there in terms of temperature, schooling, jobs, prospective boyfriends, etc and it was quite an interesting conversation. It’s a country with approximately only 300 000 people, one national tv station and 2 pubs that could be converted into clubs. It didn’t get as cold as Greenland and they didn’t live in igloos.
The wind got stronger and lightening began to light ...
... on 25 April 1943 and was during the ‘Speedo’ where the Japanese pushed the men into 24 hour a day work with relentless bashings and back breaking toil. Hammer and Tap men worked here, POWs with chunkels, baskets to remove the rock and other hammers to crush larger rocks into smaller ballast. HFP must be seen to be believed – the limestone granite is a formidable sight. 400 Aussies were later increased to 1,000 working 12-18 hour shifts ...
... Rocky Mountains. As the completion date got closer, 'speedo' was imposed, making the prisoners work for up to 18 hours a day. At night the cutting was lit by lamps, fires or diesel torches. The shadows of the guards and prisoners on the wall gave Konyu Cutting, the name Hellfire Pass. We had not found a way to get to the train station from the museum, but the lady behind the counter helped us gate crash a minivan tour who had ...
... a tree in the sun, from where he couldn’t move. Also, the people that were “driving” the elephant were very harsh to them and even brutal at times. The “washing the elephants” part was supposed to be sort of like us getting to be part of their daily routine but instead it felt more like a circus show to me. Again, the elephants were basically coerced into doing all sorts of dives and jumps and it was very obvious that they ...