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... the River Kwai thru the Hellfire pass and I
will tell you more about this
The movie " Bridge over the River Kwai" many may remember. Many think it was based on
real life , but it was fiction.
"The Death Rail way is both a testament to man's capacity for evil and to man's unfailing
tenacity and bravery" Scott Murray
... had previously looked at such a railway during their occupation of Burma, but it was deemed impossible due to the terrain and too cruel to ask people to build it. Sadly that didn't stop the Japanese plan... Our journey took us to the River Kwai Bridge itself (you can still see the marks from the allied bombing efforts), a very informative and moving museum telling the horrendous stories of the POWs and a beautiful cemetery for the fallen ...
31/3..we woke up early and got some breakfast to go. Our taxi collected us at 9am and off we went. We met Richard and Eva who were our friends for the day. We really clicked with them, they were originally from the UK but live in Doha now. We arrived at elephant world, did registration and then our first job was to feed the Ellie's. Collected our basket and our yellow bananas (bs comment..Kerry 'ah I'm glad you remembered the bananas..b's comment, you can't go to ...
... runner Alan does from Jed Maxwell.
Still rattled from my odd incident with 'Kanburi Keith' and having left the bookshop empty handed, there was only one thing to do - grab an ice cold beer in the the sweltering afternoon heat to try and figure out how I was going to get to Myanmar in the morning. Anyone who knows me well understands that I am a bit of a creature of habit. When it comes to clothes, I tend to buy the same item in a few different colours. The Talbot approach ...
The area is very beautiful and peaceful, you really wouldn't think such horrors happened here from the beauty and the lovely people that live here.
The wider province offers forests and caves to explore, and beautiful waterfalls which where all very beautiful and got to visit by motor bike around the area. Like large giant Buddhas in the middle of local villages. We also got a bit ...