River Kwai - When planning a trip to Thailand, many tourists in advance designated places required to visit. Thus, in some lists of the famous falls river KwaiLocated at Kanchanaburi province.
Adventure Tour on the River Kwai
What is this place is famous for? It is known that there is a book "Bridge on the River Kwai"Written by Pierre Boole. It describes the events of the Second World War, namely the history of the construction of the Japanese bridge for the railway through this river.
Harsh climatic conditions, often in places like epidemic and turbulent river flows 60000 claimed the lives of prisoners of war, who were ordered to build this crossing. The job was done.
However, this bridge stood for a short time and already a few years later was destroyed.
Now the memory of his existence are only rising above the surface of the water, piles on which it is held. As well as great fame river Kwai brought, is based on the novel of Buhl, the cinematic picture with the same name.
Various travel agencies actively and skillfully advertised guests Thailand this tourist route. Currently there are implemented a variety of wellness and entertainment: from the wellness baths in radon sources, ending extreme rafting on the swift waters of the river on rafts.
More here you can feel the national color of Thailand, having become acquainted with the life of the local Thais. Some of them live in floating derevne.Drugih work on the floating market, which you can visit here and buy something interesting for memory. For those who like long walks there is the option to ride along the banks of the river on elephants.
The opinions and reviews about this tour is very controversial: some travelers are in the wild delight of the distance of extreme route, others (more pampered) are outraged by the presence of living creatures in the river disturbing, such as crocodiles and strange characteristic smell like rivers.
In any case: the stunning beauty of landscapes, which will meet on the way, send brave on the River Kwai- Will be remembered for years to come.