Here is a collection of photos from Thailand that didn't quite make the other blog posts. Daytime Nighttime Kwai Wat Pho
Perhaps one of the most poignant parts of our trip to Thailand was a visit to the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and Museum on the way to the Bridge on the River Kwai. When the decision was made by Japanese authorities to build the Thai / Burma railway their engineers estimated that it would take approximately... Continue Reading →
The plan to build a railway linking Thailand to Burma was first considered by the British in the late nineteenth century. Surveys were conducted in 1885 and 1905 but the project was shelved due to the fact that it was not economically viable. In June 1942 the US naval fleet inflicted a decisive blow against... Continue Reading →
The experience of seeing, touching, feeding and playing with these magnificent creatures is incredibly hard to describe. Watching giant stripey kittens stalk Heidi's multi-coloured skirt as she remained blissfully unaware of the danger, and feeling the strength of the cubs as they play with the toy we were waving around for them, was mind-blowing and... Continue Reading →
Unfortunately Andy didn't make it to the Tiger Temple with us. He'd sprained his ankle the night before looking for street food in Bangkok.
The Tiger Temple Thailand located 45 minutes out of Kanchanaburi. It is an animal sanctuary run by monks and volunteers and we have been assured on several occasions that the animals in these photos are not drugged in any way. Having played with the tigers myself I believe them, but feel free to check it... Continue Reading →