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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    Not too far from the River Kwae Noi Valley lookout is the Hammer and Tap Cutting. Named after the procedure uses to drill into the rock in order to place explosives.

    Little machinery was...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    If you don't have the time to do the whole walk to Hintok Road but you were OK walking to the end of Hellfire pass then a bit further on to the River Kwae Noi Valley lookout may...
  3. Re: How I retired at 39 (in beautiful Chiang Mai)

    Good luck Maxxy, that sounds like a plan.......I have had a few work mates up in Hedland who kept putting off their retirement.....a couple more years they would say......not ready yet......and then...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    Here is a map of the trail, (click on it to enlarge) The red dot represents the start of the Hellfire Pass to Compressor Cutting trail.

    The Museum opens at 9am and I arrived at the front...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Walking from Hellfire Pass to Compressor Cutting

    At the end of the Hellfire Pass trail, just past the Remembrance Plaque, the trail continues on.

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    The end of Hellfire Pass (Konyu...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Thanks for the link Khun Don, that does seem to be a very reasonably priced tour for what you get, so I would think, going on Richard's report, the other 5 tours listed should also be worth doing.
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    Re: Hua Hin beach cleanup faces challenge

    Will be interesting to see what they do in Pattaya, Dong Tan and Jomtien....
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Yes, it looks like they used a nail rake on your new slab....but a good surface to stick some tiles on....will they use non-slip tiles?

    But looking good...it is all coming along.

    and just a...
  9. News: Re: Australian couple abandon surrogate Down's Syndrome baby

    Rangers remove dog from home of Gammy couple

    The RSPCA has removed a dog from the home of baby Gammy's biological parents, who have not been seen at their Bunbury home since being named publicly...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    The Mid-morning service goes for about an hour and a half, this is also very moving. April is one of the hottest months in Kanchanaburi, so best to bring along some sun protection, at least a hat,...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Wow Marie, this is the footwear I have been looking for all my life….in the description they say they have Vegetarian friendly design, with a 5 out of 5 on the burn meter for intense fitness effect,...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    As with the Dawn Service, the (now former) Australian Governor General was present at the mid-morning service, her Excellency the Honorable Quentin Bryce.

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    Special...
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    Re: How Hot Do You Like Your Thai Food?

    If your nose doesn't start to run.....it's not spicy enough....:laughlong
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    Re: What was your first car?

    Or not.....When driving in Thailand, I have experienced with some of my passengers, they will tell me 'lady inside' (the GPS) is wrong and want to go a different way....I have only taken this advice...
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    Re: What was your first car?

    I think a toy license came with the car so it had to be legal....notice no seat belts....:cool:...in the fast lane and living dangerous...:D
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    Re: What was your first car?

    yes, looks that way...I think we were lost and she wanted me to ask for directions....:laughlong
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Comfortable shoes are a must Marie, the track through Hell Fire Pass is flat but it is covered in a course crushed rock and you end up walking on a lot of the edges of these rocks, some will even...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Thanks Khun Don for this link http://hellfire-pass.commemoration.gov.au/thai-and-burmese-involvement/thais.php very informative and I have sent this on to a few friends who are very interested in the...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    Just before the old exit stairs, at the end of the cut, you will see this plaque in memory of Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop....

    ....it reads:

    IN MEMORY OF

    SIR EDWARD 'WEARY' DUNLOP...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Hi Susana,

    I would like to see the effect linseed oil has on Teak wood, it is a great looking wood.

    This furniture came very lightly varnished and was ready for attention with in a year, I...
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    Re: Happy birthday, Mikeheart!!

    Happy Birthday Mike.....Hope you have a great night at the Check Inn tonight with Billy and the crew.....all the best..
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

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    Hey Emu, I love this Teak furniture

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    I found this furniture in a shop on Sukhumvit road, on the way to Sattahip, the owner told me it was all from Chiang Mai.

    After the...
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    Event Update: Re: Pattaya beach to be cleaned up

    This is great news....
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    Re: My photos and thought process behind the image

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    Here is mine....click to enlarge photo...:cool:
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    This section of the WW2 Japanese rail supply line was by far the most demanding section to complete. When I visited, I just could not believe what I was seeing, it must have been a nightmare. POW's,...
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    My Travel Story: Re: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Hi Susana,

    Yes, I agree, the stories of pain and suffering and inhumanity during WWWII must be many and I feel so lucky to be geographically placed at birth that I have not experienced this in my...
  27. Thread: hatyai - safe?

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    Re: hatyai - safe?

    yy, I think it is a good idea to give Hatyai a wide berth...
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    My Travel Story: Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

    Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi.

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    Hellfire Pass Memorial

    The Hellfire Pass (Konyu) cutting is an example of the type of excavations of the 415km Burma-Thailand railway constructed in...
  29. Re: What is the most unusual food you've ever tried in Thailand?

    In the remote Aboriginal community of One Arm Point, 200km north of Broome, north Western Australia, I was offered Turtle to try with my baked beans (Truckeeís caviar).

    I can remember thinking...
  30. Thread: World Cup....

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    World Cup....

    Here we are again, the best of the round ball game. Australia, ranked last, went better than anyone here, ever thought they would.....and we didn't win a game.... :shocked:

    But they haven't...
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    News: Re: Air bookings to Thailand plunge after coup

    Hey YY...I have just recently bought a ticket for October this year for $431 on Jetstar....couldn't help it because of the price but I am sure they will get back to me with a changed itinerary, they...
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    News: Re: Air bookings to Thailand plunge after coup

    I was just on Thai Airway's site and they have a special, Perth-Bangkok, return for AU$808.17.....that's much better....:clap:
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    News: Re: Air bookings to Thailand plunge after coup

    Just checked, Perth (western Australia) to Bangkok return.....$1079...still on the high side.
  34. News: Re: Army invades Phuket to clear violent, illegal taxi drivers

    I wonder if they will have a look at the jet ski operators in Pattaya next?...
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    Re: Your first trip to Thailand

    Hey Marie, yes, I have kind of made Thailand my second home and these days spend more time there than I do in Perth. There are many things I like about Thailand. Living in the same place over there...
  36. Re: Box Jellyfish Warning Systems Being Established on Thai Beaches

    We have had these Vinegar stations for years on the beaches of Northern Queensland as the box jelly fish has been in our waters for as long as I can remember. And they are also very good when you...
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    Re: Your first trip to Thailand

    In 1986, myself and a good friend planned a trip with plane tickets, as long as we were going in the same directions, for what seemed a reasonable price, you could have many stopovers, we booked,...
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    Re: The Emu story-Building a Home in Thailand

    Looking very nice Mr Emu.....are you happy with everything up to this stage?
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    Re: My photos and thought process behind the image

    Very well done David, great looking Photo.

    On lighter note....A man down, wounded by scissors :laughlong
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    Breaking News: Re: May 28th new curfew hours.

    That's much better....
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    News: Re: US to cut aid to Thailand

    Alexis de Tocqueville.

    This guys writings are worth reading.....
  42. Re: Is there adequate coverage where you live of the current events in Thailand

    Hi Susana,

    Very good coverage of events on the BBC world news channel.
  43. URGENT: Re: Internet to be switched off in Thailand at 9pm?

    9:28 pm...still onlne
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    Re: Paul_au on death.

    Paul....all you need is love...barp barp barp barrr...
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    URGENT: Re: Thailand army declares martial law

    I think it is a positive step....as nothing has had a positive ring to it for some time...
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