Advertisement
« previous next »
Close--up of track - Hellfire Pass Memorial, near Kanchanaburi, Thailand  
   

Close--up of track - Hellfire Pass Memorial, near Kanchanaburi, Thailand

A Life For Every Sleeper

December 4th 2011
Wars bring out the best and worst in humanity. They are full of tales of bravery and barbarity. Silent memorials pay witness to those men and women sacrificed for the opiate of power and wealth. Konyu Cutting in Thailand is one of those places were such tales whisper to you from the rocks and decaying wooden sleepers. Better known as Hellfire Pass (partly due to its appearance when lit by braziers ... 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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.098s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 7; qc: 7; dbt: 0.0152s; 7; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 5; ; mem: 6.4mb