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Arawan

The falls are named Arawan from a god/goddess of Hindu mythology with an elephant head. Can you spot the elephant head?
The Bridge Over the River Kwai

October 25th 2011
The Bridge Over the River Kwai: Many readers may be too young to remember ā€œThe Bridge Over the River Kwai,ā€ but Iā€™m guessing many of you remember this famous film about the construction of the Burma Railway by Japanese prisoners of war during WWII. Although the film is largely fictitious, it builds on the real story of the thousands of Allied soldiers who lost their lives under horrid con ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Kanchanaburi

Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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