Prasopsuk Bangalow

277 Saengchuto Rd., Kanchanaburi, 71000, Thailand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kanchanaburi

Bridge Over The River Kwai

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... as I was splashing around in the river, I felt very lucky to be here now… not seventy odd years ago.
That night, after dinner, we visited the Mon Theatre for our first taste of real traditional Thai dancing - although actually it was the Mon people - as different from the Thais as the Irish are from the English, except the Mon were actively exterminated in huge number by the Burmese after the independence of Burma in 1948. Their music is … ...

The death railway

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

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... good intention that I had to watch it disapeared at about 1:30am when I crashed out just before kick off. At least the result was good, another season in the Premiership will do me.

The next morning we toyed with packing up and heading further up the line to Nam Tok and then onto towards Chiang Mai from there but we couldn't really suss out how to bridge that gap from where we were to Chiang Mai in the very North without heading back over to Bangkok. So we decided ...

Hellfire Pass

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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One of the main reasons we came to Kanchanaburi was to visit the sites of the Death Railway. The construction of this railway was imposed by the Japanese in 1942 and its purpose was to transport supplies from Thailand to the Japanese troops positioned in Burma, some 412km away. The idea for this railway was initially thought up by the British during their rule back in 1890, but it was decided to be way too dangerous and difficult to build. The thought came ...

A Bridge on The River Kware

A travel blog entry by paul_emma

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... has been constructed not for the maintenance of hatred among human beings, especially among the Japanese and Allied countries, but to warn and teach us the lesson of how terrible war is'. The Wat itself is small and standard until you look up. The hand painted ceiling looks ancient and stunning. Emma forgot her modest clothing so a resident helped her fold a sheet around her appropriately, he also ran after her after forgetting her Raybans. We've met some nice people ...

River Kwai Life

A travel blog entry by roaming_edwards

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... about the artists and what year it was. My art gcse coming in handy for the first time ever, and I got to explain the theory and philosophy behind Magritte. Listening to the boats full of tourists go past on the river- we almost felt like locals! When we roused ourselves from the easy going state (Spen was in charge of Ru- less relaxing!), and went looking for transport to Ayutthaya. Our original plan had been to get the train back to Bangkok, then switch to the main station and ...

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