4. Thailand does have an association with the sex-trade, which was evident in my few days even in Kanchanaburi. For a little town, it seemed there were a number of white, bald, 50+ year old men (I felt many were from the UK) who would basically drink all day and wait until nighttime to meet some nice thai ladies. It was my first time really seeing this at work. And I must say, I found it kinda funny to then walk down the main street at night alone and get stared at and called to by the Thai women in the bars. I felt like a piece of meat (or like I'd just walked through Shade bar in MB).
5. The town also had some cool waterfalls you could swim in like the one pictured here.
When I returned to Bangkok, I stayed nearby Khaosan Road, which is the main backpacker hub in Bangkok. It has the feeling of Times Square going on with all the people, but in a bit more of a wild setting. It was a cool place to walk through and see so many other travelers, find some cheap souveniers and even eat a scorpion if that fits your heart's desire (it didn't fit mine). A couple cool things from my time in