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Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Busy Doing Nothing on The River Kwai

We’ve been in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, sitting here on the River Kwai for a week now. What have we been doing? A Kanchanaburi blog from this sleepy riverside town in Thailand. Well, nothing, really. Sleeping on a raft, eating, reading, using computers and just watching the world go by. We did managed a little bit of …

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Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. By Train, Bus or Otherwise

Your options for getting from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi include train, bus, taxi and mini bus. Read on for more information on getting there, video of what the train is like, information on how to book train or bus tickets plus day tours, hotels in Kanchanaburi and things to do in this fascinating, peaceful, part of Thailand. …

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Wat Arun. One of The Best Wats in Bangkok

Wat Arun, The Temple of The Dawn or Wat Arun Ratchawararam stands on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River at Thonburi in Central Bangkok. It is almost immediately opposite the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. A small shuttle ferry will take you to Wat Arun’s doorstep via Maharaj Pier. The temple catches the morning …

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Dusit Zoo – The Two Headed Turtle and Fishing for Sharks

I’ve mentioned Dusit zoo before as a great place to take children in Bangkok, we went for a return visit yesterday. There are many cool things to do in Bangkok with kids and Dusit Zoo is not one we particularly recommend or not recommend.  Dusit Zoo Admission One of the good things about the zoo …

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Ayutthaya Floating Market, With A Tiger

Was it the Ayutthaya Floating Market? This  mock floating market just outside Ayuthaya, Thailand, was so remarkable, so odd, so strange yet delicious, that it needs its own little post, to keep it separate from the real world.This place was crazy, annoyingly, I can’t remember the name, but if you’re in Ayuthaya, Thailand, you’ll probably …

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Ayutthaya Travel Blog. Things to Do.

Ayuthaya  (also spelled Ayutthaya or Ayudhya) was the second capital of old Siam (1360-1767) after Sukhothai. It’s got history on its side, but is it worth a visit during your trip to Thailand? What about those all important “things yo do?”  We think it’s well worth a visit. Getting to Ayutthaya from Bangkok is easy …

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