KanchanaburiDecember 4, 2019 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C
We headed towards the Myanmarian boarder to Kanchanaburi, which is famous of its war museums, war cemetaries and the bridge over the Kwai river. Over a few days we spent there we found out that it is more than just its dark WW II. history. The town is visited mostly by "day tourists" and less and less backpackers stay over night - this was also confirmed by a couple of Danish expats over some super icy (as always in Thailand) smoothies - but we think they are missing out on a really nice town to spend a few days in.
The most touristy area is by the famous bridge - no suprise - with many shops and restaurants. Our accomodation was on the other side of the town (a good half an hour by bicycles) where we hardly saw any tourists. Instead an authentic food market and a fantastic beach by the river. On the way back we had a few beers and wine and we happily continued our way to the beach which has deck chairs and many locals who gather in the evening for some Thai BBQ. Fantastic food and experience!Read more