Thailand

Chinese Cemetery Kanchanaburi

Back in 1943, the building of the Burma Railway, aka the Death Railway, took the lives of about 90 000 civilian labourers (rĊmusha) and more than 12 000 Allied POWs. [...]
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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Thailand

We’d come west to Kanchanaburi to learn about the Burma Death Railway and to pay our respects to those prisoners of war who had died building it by visiting the [...]
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Wat Phutthaisawan, Ayutthaya, funerary stupa

Funerary Stupas at Wat Phutthaisawan, Ayutthaya

Noting the marked scarcity of cemeteries as we travelled around Thailand, I did some research. I checked the demographics. According to the latest available census data, approximately 94.6 percent of [...]
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Chinese cemetery in Bangkok

Chinese cemetery in Bangkok

Wanting some respite from the living while in Bangkok recently, I checked to see what cemeteries were open for visiting. Two came up in my search, just two. One Protestant [...]
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