Category Archives: Kanchanaburi

10 things to do before you leave Sangkhlaburi

Broken bridge, Sangkhlaburi

For such a small town Sangkhlaburi, just a short hop from the Burmese border, is bursting with things to do. Here are ten spots to check out before you leave – enough to keep you there for at least a few days! Continue reading

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Returning to Sangkhla

Sangkhlaburi, July 2010

    Three months had passed between my visits to Sangkhlaburi. I was last here in April and, returning at the start of July, the contrasts could not have been starker. The cool, dry season that was coming to an … Continue reading

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The highs and lows of Kanchanaburi

    For me, the best part of Kanchanaburi town is getting out of it. I admit it, I am a relatively difficult person to please and I am yet to be thoroughly convinced by this place. There are parts … Continue reading

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Kanchanaburi – a town with many faces

    I am finding Kanchanaburi difficult. I have been here before, but only for a few hours at most – a quick glimpse of the Death Railway, en route to Erawan waterfalls or transiting to Sangkhlaburi, further west. In … Continue reading

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P Guesthouse, Sangkhlaburi: Thailand’s Wild West?

P Guesthouse

    P Guesthouse has easily the best views in Sangkhlaburi, no question. A deceptively sprawling complex, with restaurant terrace and its biggest and most expensive rooms at the top and a pathway through its grassy little gardens right down … Continue reading

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On Sangkhlaburi

Wooden Bridge at Sunset, Sangkhlaburi

    Over the past four days in Sangkhlaburi, I have thought time and again about how I would start this piece – where usually I might be stuck for a catchy, witty or insightful introduction, here they are aplenty, … Continue reading

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Sangkhlaburi: Photo Essay

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