Travel Blogs from Kanchanaburi
... happy with himself that he had given a huge tip to the woman who washed them. He was in desperate need of clean clothes. After two outings in the rain, he had a shower and opened the bag of clothing looking forward to wearing a nice clean t-shirt. Then he realised none of his clothes were there - only mine were - and then proceeded to have a huge tantrum! So poor JM had gone out in the rain TWICE to get our stuff washed and ended up with nothing to show for ...
... or a few years if your Terri and Karim ha ha- then this is the place for you!
The moral of the story is- if you need to get out of a tricky situation, speak fast, you will baffle people and if they are Thai they are too nice to stay anything rude to you and nine times out of ten let you off.
By the way, I went back the next day and paid the Internet Cafe the rest of the money, I am a good sausage after all.
... the worst forced labour conditions in modern history. 1 in 3 of them was to loose their life building it.
Fortunately Kanchanaburi is not all doom and gloom, despite a mired past it is also one of the most beautiful areas of Thailand and surrounded with some stunning national parks. Perhaps most notable of these is Erawan National Park with its famous 7 tiered waterfall. A beautiful set of falls spread over just over a kilometre of river ...
... realising I had clipped back in"). Realising her predicament she put her hand on my shoulder for balance. My right shoulder pushing me over to my left onto my clipped in foot. And here is comes, the obligatory domino effect as we both, in slow motion Hollywood would be proud of, start our tumble onto the side of the road. As we fall I yell out "bugger - unclip, unclip" to which Soph responds "sorry, sorry, sorry". As we clatter to the ground, my face in ...
... Ooh... luk bun tam. I smile, relieved, holding up two fingers. One Thai, one Filipino. They understand. Then some more Thai words we don't understand, but the tone much friendlier, and they wave us through. We gently drive off, intensely thankful that Audrey remembered those 3 short words. We arrive in Sukhothai by 3pm. The new Sukhothai a typical Thai town, the old historic townsite, which is our destination, is still a few miles further down the road. We decide to check ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking