After a brief one-day stay in Bangkok, we headed 3 hours west to the chilled out river-side town of Kanchanaburi.
Here we found dirt cheap accommodation and cuisine; some of the cheapest we’d seen in the whole country in fact. You could stay on a floating hotel right on the famous River Kwai for next to nothing. Continue reading
Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua (aka the Tiger Temple) used to be the main tourist attraction in the region of Kanchanaburi. We did not know this was the most controversial temples in Thailand. Nor did not know what poor conditions these exotic cats were kept under.
And so, when we were in Kanchanaburi, after an early morning hike up to see Erawan Falls, we had our songthaew driver take us to the Tiger Temple to interact for the first time with one of our most favorite animals ever. Continue reading
Like a moth to a flame, I am drawn to water. If there are waterfalls to be found, you can bet your keister I’m there. Erawan National Park in Kanchanaburi houses some amazing waterfalls, caves, lakes and mountainous scenery. Continue reading