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Kanchanaburi

Remanants of the rail track to Burma - building the railway line is said to have cost one life per sleeper
The Death Railway and the seven not so deathly tiers of Erawan

March 24th 2012
We started our journey through north Thailand leaving Bangkok from its Southern Bus Terminal and were introduced to the concept of a bus hostess, prancing down the aisle in her high heels handing out water and biscuits. Something National Express is definitely lacking! Our first stop was Kanchanaburi, home to the Bridge over the River Kwai, no longer made of wood, and has actually been destroyed t ... read more
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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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