The Legacy River Kwai
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... Holland); set out in Atap style POW Hospital Hut style with period photographs on the walls. The museum is very dated and opened in the early 70's; some of the photos are starting to deteriorate. At the back and facing the river is the statue of Takishasi Nagase the Kempetai (Miltary Police) Interpreter who was featured in two films on the railway:
a. the 2001 movie with Kieffer Sutherland and Robert Carlise: To End All Wars ...
... completed in August 1943.
After it was built 30000 Pows were kept in camps to maintain the tracks.
There was little food. and meat was scarce. When meat did come it was often spoiled with
maggots and the Japanese would throw it in a pit and bury it.
The POWs would dig it up at night cook it and skim off the maggots.
The prisoners were ...
... It was a great night and we ended up out until 6am (good thing we didn't need to be up too early the next morning). Of course we were all so hungover the next morning and the thoughts of having to get the bus to Bangkok for 2 hours and then another bus back to Lopburi was making us cry inside. The gods were on our side though as one of the Thai guys we'd been talking to all weekend offered to drive us home...he will remain my favourite person in the world forever!! It only took us 4 ...
... to brake in because he was going so fast. We got a tuk tuk to Tara Bed and breakfast where me and Charlotte stayed last time then went for a Thai massage. When we came back the boys had arrived which was a nice surprise as we thought they might have stayed in Bangkok for the night and met us Monday morning for the safari. Ollie, Chris and Tom went for a massage whilst Sophie and Mark waited for me to get ready then we went to a sports bar to watch the ...
... why they are in the rescue area. It's so cool to let the monkeys back in and watch them forage for food. Most of time you're not cleaning you spend with the animals so I was talking to the monkeys.. If that's possible lol! There are two really naughty ones, chutney and jam. Chutney is beautiful and gives you really adorable eyes, he swings around the cage with his long arms and when he comes to the fence you just want to touch him. Sometimes he puts his back against the railing ...