Monthly Archives: September 2009

One last journey

Side car taxi Following on with our theme of collecting different modes of transport during the year, we managed to fit in a ride on one of these side-car taxis. We had a little trip from the mo-ped hire shop … Continue reading

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The Bridge Over the River Kwai

Didn't they blow that up? Well, yes, they did, and they then rebuilt it. And now it's a huge tourist attraction. We were pleased to be able to say that we saw it, but the most amazing thing was visiting … Continue reading

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Mon village

A building in the shape of an elephant (Bangkok) and real elephants along the River Kwai. The Jungle Rafts were largely run by Mon people who lived just by the rafts. The Mon are a completely separate people group from … Continue reading

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A slice of paradise

  We decided to treat ourselves to a little bit of luxury for the last few days of our trip. The intensity of the conference and then spending a little bit of time looking after a British girl who was admitted … Continue reading

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King of the swingers

We had a much-needed afternoon off half way through the conference. Many people went on field trips, but I'm afraid I took the opportunity to have some time to myself and curl up with a book! Ben's energy wasn't quite … Continue reading

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Lending a helping hand

IC leaders After we finished in Bangkok, we went to volunteer at a conference for Christian charities. Ben spent the week doing all the audio visual stuff with another lad – quite a high-pressured job, with some people dropping off memory … Continue reading

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Ancient City

Our final week wasn't all work and no play. We had a group outing to the Ancient City or Ancient Siam. This is alleged to be the world's largest outdoor museum – but how do you judge? This massive park … Continue reading

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