River Kwai Village Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kanchanaburi
Wake up an hour before we're meant to leave (surprising) and still feeling really ****. Everyone is concerned about what's wrong but I still don't even know! Grab a coffee and apply the standard tiger balm. Bites are really going down which is surprising, but good! Kung offers me a tshirt and winds me up about not having any clean clothes. Standard …
... sites along the railway. Records kept about the pow's from the time have made it possible to locate many of these mass burial sites and identify the bodies so that they could re be relocated in the peaceful war cemetery in Kanchanaburi. Unfortunately similar records were not kept of the Asian labourers and of the 90,000 that died little is known of their fate or final resting place. This was a period of history that neither ...
Got up at six to go to town for the monk processional. Monks can only eat what they are given and it is good luck to feed a monk. Note the men in our group wearing their longyis...Burmese dress for men. One student picked out a female longyi and so the locals were ...
... the balcony and in the bathroom. Who needs a dryer here!
Quick shower and off to dinner. We had all Thai food which consisted of plates of:
· Streamed vegetables,
· Sweet n sour port,
· Chicken with cashew nut,
· Mussaman Curry,
· Steamed vegetables,
· Plates of fresh fruit.
I raced back to the room ...
... are known in England as feet-eating fish AKA Garra Ruffa. Not the hepatitis filled tanks of the Trafford Center but clean, natural and free pedicure. Mother nature's personal spa. After three months on the road, in flipflops, it was a feeding frenzy. As soon as I dipped my feet into the surprisingly cool clear water, tens of the little fish swam over and started nibbling away at my toes. It was incredibly ticklish at first and couldn't help but burst out laughing like a maniac ...
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- Swimming pool