Kedah Day 03

bfast-shop
We had breakfast at another local dim-sum shop before a drive to Betong, South of Thailand.

thai-street
As my aunty did not carry her driving license, I had to take over the wheel. I must say, driving at 120km/h is an experience.

It is not as difficult as it seems for high speed driving. The cars are generally spaced further apart compared to Singapore and overtaking is a breeze. Just be sure to use both lanes generously when taking corners for a smoother ride.

sc-border
You can see from the map that Malaysia and Thailand is divided by an "imaginary line". I say it is imaginary as it's purely human defined and no one can assure you that it will not be breached one day.

giant-durian

Yes, it's a dinosaur durian. Everything seems to be gigantic here. (banana for scale)

piyamit-tunnel

The next stop is at Piyamit Tunnel where we learnt about how the communist built tunnels and used it to fight during the Japanese occupation.

thai-durian
Yet another humongous durian. (running out of vocab soon) We bought them but it's not as delicious as the Kedah ones.

tunnel-ticket
As we are near the Malaysia-Thailand border, both currencies are accepted.

tunnel
(Un)fortunately, the tunnel has been widened for tourists to enter. What a pity.

work-room
There's limited space in the tunnel but spaces are dedicated for different purpose.

equipment
Here's some equipment that they used for communication. My aunty told me that many modern day inventions were by the communist. Interesting.

photo-carry
This is a photo of them carrying rations during their navigation.

various-tools
You can see that they were pretty advanced during the 1940s era. There's batteries, headlight, cast leg etc...

land-mine-detected
Even the land-mine detector was DIY-ed!

sc-gps
Having internet access is readily available due change the way we travel. I can easily navigate 76km of foreign land without issues.

Kedah Day 03
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