Travel Blogs from Kanchanaburi
à 06h45 après une bonne nuit dans une chambre de rêve avec vue de
rêve et terrasse de rêve... Seule la météo est capricieuse, mais
ce que l'on va vivre vaut bien une pluie. On retrouve nos amis
suisses avec qui on fait une petite marche jusqu'à Ganesha park.
Petit dej, puis on enfile nos pantalons spéciaux éléphants
a plu toute la nuit, et ce matin, c'est nettement mieux. On ne se
presse pas. Il nous faut prendre un minibus pour aller vers l'ouest,
dans une guesthouse où vivent des éléphants en liberté, au bord
d'un lac. On peut presque apercevoir la Birmanie au loin. Après
avoir payé la chambre ( on ne comprend pas très bien la …
... and His Pal’ – about CPL Rod Breavington and his 3 private mates who were shot dead on Changi Beach for escape. Did you know the Jap who ordered those executions was sentenced to death by firing squad. He was executed on the same spot on Changi Beach.
A couple of paragraphs from Alistair Urquhart’s book, The Forgotten Highlander (2011) the book I just finished and highly recommend:
... in a bar and whilst she had him buried there popped it out and pleasured himself. Tomorrow we've resolved to have a day off. We may have to get aircon. Woke up to the midday heat, no running water, a Changover and to find Paul's wallet missing with both our credit cards and onward train tickets in it. A little wobble and small domestic later our new friends had picked it up from their balcony and handed it back to us. Panic over, and a little lesson not to keep our money together. Waters back too. ...
... when the Death railway was being constructed. It had a good understanding of the pacific conflict and had good accounts of the main players in that period. It also had info on the Burmese-Thai war from Centuries ago as well as exhibits of artefacts that the Japanese had left behind. After the museum, we walked along the bridge to get a feel of it. Unfortunately, it has become such a tourist attraction that they have erected a mini railway to cross the bridge ...