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Day Twenty

Bridge on the River Kwai

Last night we received a message from the tour guide that our pickup would be at 06:10 the next morning. The destination: Bridge on the River Kwai. It took a 2.5 hour drive to the river where we took a boat to the bridge.

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The bridge was constructed as part of the Birma Railway during the second world war.

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There were two bridges over the river, this one and a wooden temporary bridge (Famous from the movie, that by the way, does not represent acutal facts about this railway).

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The sign below was placed after a Japanese man was dragged along with the train just a week ago.

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After half an hour the train to Burma arrived.

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The train took us though jungle and farmlands.

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This wooden bridge was built as part of the original railway in the second world war and still standing.

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After a few hours in the train we reached or destination and after lunch drove 3 hours back to Bangkok.

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