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The Metal bridge at Kwai  
   

The Metal bridge at Kwai

These oval arches were used to rebuild the middle of the bridge after the allies made direct hits in liberators in 1945, to hinder the Japanese retreat
2.1.1Singapore - Bangkok (The train)

December 24th 2017
(No change from 2.1 except I have corrected references to Jim Davidson! It is of course Jim Thompson!! As Singapore got rid of their overground rail system a few years ago, to board the Eastern & Orient Express, we had to make the journey to the northern most town, Woodlands, to get the train and pass through immigration for Malaysia. Not too much of a hardship as Singapore is only 25 miles lon ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Southern Thailand

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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