Hintok River Camp
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- Concierge desk
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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 …
... in little boats in the lake, but instead were greeted by 1 Thai man and his fish farm. He had approximately 2000 fish in each pen that were there purely because they were the species that was the most in demand. We precariously walked on small planks along the pens and I was quite concerned with falling in. I didn’t like swimming in a freshwater pool where I could see them or a lake where I knew they were there, but couldn’t see them. This was a ...
... and Hellfire Pass.
Hellfire Pass was known as many things:
b. Konyu 3
c. Kanyu 3,
d. And many other cursed words. I interviewed the late Bill Haskell (one of Weary’s men) some ten years ago and he was awesome to talk to. He worked in Hellfire Pass and through the whole Hintok area. This 4 km area was some of the hardest terrain on the 415 Death Railway. Bill told me tales of Billy the ******* – a Japanese ...
... walked down the road away from our hostel and the bridge in search of the 'nightlife' and some entertainment. After walking for half an hour we didn't come across much, i was starting to think we had some to the wrong part of town! We decided to admit defeat and headed back towards our lodgings. After coming across a bar with a pool table we decided to stop in and have a game or two, we ordered some cokes and spent the last few hours of the night playing pool.
... of this sightseeing took up most of our day, and in the evening we had a party on a raft that was going down the river. We stayed there for about 5 hours and it was pretty fun, even though at times it looked a bit empty, since there were only 20 of us and the capacity was about 100.
The next morning started with changing accommodations. The drive took about an hour, so we stayed in the same region. This time our hostel was literally ON the river. It ...