Friday, 19 October 2012
River Kwai Rail Bridge, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
River Kwaii Bridge on the Death Railway was constructed by the workforce of allied prisoners during WW II while Japanese occupation. The bridge connected Thailand and Myanmar and is situated in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. It is a popular tourist destination.
Special trains run from Bangkok for tourists during weekends. On Saturdays and Sundays, the train leaves Bangkok at 6.30am. It stops at Bridge River Kwai for 10 minutes. The train further passes through the old POW camps. This train journey allows tourists to see the famous Bridge on the River Kwai and the historical places as well as enjoy the bewitching beauty of the rugged mountainous region.