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Kanchanaburi is about 100 km west from Bangkok. It is close to the border to Myanmar. Not so far from the capital, a lot of Thai people come here on holiday as well as foreign tourists.

The Bridge Over the River KWAI
This is the bridge in that famous movie. you must no pronounce it "kwai" It means men's xxx in Thailand. You should say "kwe". Very much deferent.

Floating cottages an Sai Yok National Park
I spent a relaxing time here. But fell into the river for too much relaxing.
There are some small natural springs and they were our bath there.

one of the natural springs (L) and elephant riding (R)
There are many elephant riding site in the mountains in Thailand and many of them are operated by minorities in their communities

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