• Thailand
  • The Death Railway and the Bridge over the River Kwai (Part 2)

    Nam Tok Sai Yok Noi

    The Bridge over the River Kwai After what seemed like never ending hours on the train we were making our way through the virtually uninhabited countryside to our destination: The bridge over the River Kwai. You could really feel a sense of civilisation slipping away and it was all too easy to imagine the conditions of […]

  • Thailand
  • The Death Railway and the bridge over the River Kwai (Part 1)

    The great chedi

    The Journey on the Death Railway I was about to embark on a Journey on the Death Railway and after the debacle in the booking office, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous about the upcoming trip. Would there be any English? Air-conditioning? Toilets? It’s not something that is often talked about […]

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  • Day trip to Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai

    Death railway

    So, let’s begin by talking Elephants. In the beginning, all I wanted to was to see elephants. Cruelty-free elephants. Elephants that were close to Bangkok. Elephants up close. So, when one of my best friends suggested Elephant’s World in Kanchanaburi and swore to me that it was, and I quote, “the best goddam experience of […]