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... down the road and had a gander at the local Kanchanaburi market that sells meat; fresh fish and prawns (THB350 a kilo for Tiger Prawns fresh from the River Kwai) and loads of fresh vegetables. Some interesting smells and odours from the market and a very slushy floor.
Another Thai Coffee from a local street vendor and we were on our way.
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery was our last visit on the agenda for the day. There ...
... having a bbq which was quite nice although it was about 9pm by the time it was cooked. Then we went to bed but the rooms are so hot and we only had a fan so I didn't sleep that well.
Total Budget - 6,680!
Breakfast - 80
Safari Park - 6,500
Drink - 100
Day 103 - 14th July
My birthday!! I didn't think I'd ever be back at the safari park but here I am! Me, Tom and Ollie were in one group and we were on Rescue so we had ...
... to the Indiana Jones excitement. Once we got to the park entrance, Nicole realized that we didn't bring enough money so we had go trek, in the rain, back to the nearest village to take out more Baht. Indiana Jones would have just macheted or tiger whipped his way in. Oh well. The park itself was maintained beautifully. That's something I've noticed about Thailand- it's very clean. People are always sweeping or wiping off things immediately. There were a ton of park staff ...
... It's about a meter wide and you can see chutney swinging towards you so you move back but jam is right behind you, I did this once and nearly got grabbed lol! Another beautiful monkey is trouble. She's a gorgeous silver/grey colour and she's in the same cage as the Bilatong's and rabbits.. Strange combination! There are no males in captivity round the world of her type of monkey so they can't bread them which means they will become extinct, it's quite sad as they estimate there ...
... and noughties go travelling on trains across foreign exotic countries) I wouldn't know either really. Kanchanabri is the location for the Bridge on the River Kwai.
The bridge is part of a railway built by British, Australian and Dutch (and other Nationalities) POW's for the Japanese so that they could transport soldiers and supplies to the Burma front. Japan never signed the Geneva convention which meant they could treat prisoners however they liked. Because ...
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