Travel Blogs from Mueang Phuket, Thailand

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Boat trip, Mueang Krabi District, Thailand travel blog

Boat trip

A travel blog entry by ncpalmer

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Took a boat trip to Monkey island, cliff jumped, did some snorkelling and saw the plankton sparkling in the ...

Rugby and Guinness in Patong, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Rugby and Guinness in Patong

A travel blog entry by longpants

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Having spent the morning by the pool we decided to head into Patong which is apparently Phuket's largest sex town. It was SJW's idea - honest. Bangla Road is where it all happens but as we got there early afternoon the action hadn't quite started. So we ...

Boomerang Village Resort - Phuket, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Boomerang Village Resort - Phuket

A travel blog entry by longpants

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Spent the day by the pool or in the business centre updating this bloody travel blog! The photos have now been updated for a few of the entries. Great pool and lounge area - weather changeable but warm. Massive thunderstorm at dinner - lightning strike ...

Rained on at Kata beach, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Rained on at Kata beach

A travel blog entry by longpants

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The hotel is about 2 km from the beach in Kata and pretty much every day we've stayed by the pool and headed out for dinner later. Today we thought we'd venture out early - have a wander round the town, grab lunch and head for the beach. Mistake... The ...

Kata Beach, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Kata Beach

A travel blog entry by longpants

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Spent the day at the hotel doing not a lot - swimming, reading, eating.... Got the courtesy cab into town (about 5 minutes) at 6pm and had a walk around. The beach is beautiful, the sea was warm and happy hour was still on! So we settled in for a couple ...

Phuket, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by samanna2013

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2nd to 5th April 2013 Greetings, Arrived in Phuket guess what, it's Sunny and Hot! The check in process in Thailand consists of a cold towel on arrival followed by a coconut cocktail then an escort to your room. The hotel this time is a boutique hotel ...

Day 5- not much to report, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day 5- not much to report

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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Another day of watching classes and taking notes. In an effort to speed up recovery for Andrew, we ventured to the pharmacy across the road, keeping in mind our conversation last night regarding availability of Xanax and Viagara over the counter we ...

Kata beach, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Kata beach

A travel blog entry by martsarah

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Today we decided to catch the bus to kata beach, which is the next beach along from us. After getting off the bus and having a little walk around we decide to have a drink at a bar on the beach and yes martin had a chang beer for a change;-) We then ...

Phuket town and Patong, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket town and Patong

A travel blog entry by martsarah

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Today we decided to take a bus to Phuket town for 30b(60p) each and see what was there. When we got there the bus stopped just off a main road not really anywhere or in a centre, so looking at each other thinking is this is it? Are we really getting off ...

Elephant trekking and buggy adventure, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Elephant trekking and buggy adventure

A travel blog entry by martsarah

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After breakfast we went to book the buggy trip we had been looking at the day before. We had first asked about the trip which included elephant trekking without realising it included this, so we wanted to know how much it was without this activity. Turns ...

Day one of training- why can't I stop sweating??, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day one of training- why can't I stop sweating??

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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Woke up this morning and found some English speaking staff that gave us more assistance then the disappearing lady from last night. We brought some gear and located FOOD! Andrew had the usual muesli ( massive change) Steph got a fruit platter and ate the ...

The trip over, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The trip over

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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... be Darwin...it was in fact her hometown of Ceduna. After a day of sitting on planes and waiting briefly at KL, we arrived in Phuket. Words cannot do justice to the Mayhem that is the Thai road system. Needless to say any traffic Nazi worth his salt would ...

Day 2 - Day of death..., Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day 2 - Day of death...

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

The day started out promising enough when the alarm went off at 630. We both planned to go to yoga , but Steph woke up lethargic and unmotivated, so Andrew went to 7 o'clock yoga. On arrival was met by the instructor, a lady named Ocean Bloom...yes ...

Last day in Phuket, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Last day in Phuket

A travel blog entry by martsarah

Nothing much to report today as I was not feeling very well, so decided to go get some supplies and watch f1 in our room on espn! But with about an hour to go we started thinking maybe it's not on this channel. Anyway with about 10 minutes to go we ...

First full day in Phuket, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

First full day in Phuket

A travel blog entry by martsarah

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... to walk towards kata but give up about halfway. We later find out that there is a bus that runs between kata, karon and Phuket centre. Didn't really do too much else apart from find a really nice restaurant called sweet and sour! This is just a basic ...

Special entry - AKA When bugs attack!, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Special entry - AKA When bugs attack!

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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The time is 2 am both sound asleep in bed. The sound of rain on the tin roof every now and then creating a stir. The chorus of barking geckos and frogs, giving the night a truly tropical feel. Suddenly we are both awoken by the sound of fluttering wings ...

Day 6- BBQ Beatdown, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day 6- BBQ Beatdown

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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Tonight is our last night at Tiger Muay Thai and what better way to leave then by watching a bunch of people we have just been training with try and knock each other senseless? At about 4.30 this afternoon the power went out. As a result of this Andrew ...

Day 3 -..., Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day 3 -...

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

Day 3 started with the alarm waking us at 8 am, this was so we could get to an MMA class at 9. A quick apple before hand and we were good to go! Class was good, especially the bit where we were supposed to do 3 rounds of 30 sprawls...which one of us ...

The thing about Thailand is the little differences, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The thing about Thailand is the little differences

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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I mean you can go to McDonalds and still get a Big Mac, but you can also get Ham and chicken pies, corn pies or pineapple pies. Not to mention rice as a side dish. This morning we ventured away from the familiar grounds of Tiger Muay Thai and took a taxi ...

Kata beach, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Kata beach

A travel blog entry by martsarah

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Today we decided to go back to kata beach and have a walk round and do a bit of shopping. Martin bought some more genuine fake Oakley sunglasses for only £3 this time!! Let's see if they last any longer! We then decided to take a walk on the beach, ...

Phuket and Around!, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket and Around!

A travel blog entry by scottandamy

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After an hour fifty flight we landed in Phuket. The flight went quickly and we were excited to get back into thailand the land of good food and chai yen (thai iced tea). We shared a taxi with the Israeli couple we had met into Phuket town (30km away). We ...

Day 4- Pus and frustration, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day 4- Pus and frustration

A travel blog entry by stephandandrew

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As the title suggests today has been both pus filled and frustrating. First we will start with Andrew, due to the type and slipperiness of the mats here used for Ju Jitsu, Andrew initially had some burns and must of had some small abrasions on his knees. ...

BKK, no train tickets, no hotels, back to Khao San, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

BKK, no train tickets, no hotels, back to Khao San

A travel blog entry by nateyong

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... 19 days. Real VIP bus with full recline seats and a blanket. Bus departs at 8pm and i manage to arrive 8am morning at the Phuket Bus Terminal 2. Once off, there were chaos and foreigners were being rip-off by taxi operators for 450-500 baht to get to Kata ...

Day Skipper, Phuket Old Town, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day Skipper, Phuket Old Town

A travel blog entry by fromthemill

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... view and fact it is attached to the lighthouse, pretty much clinched it before we even stepped inside! Returning to Sleep Sheep in Phuket Town, with our accomodation secured, we returned the bike and completed module one (of 12) of our day skipper theory ...

Day Skipper Theory week in Chalong, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Day Skipper Theory week in Chalong

A travel blog entry by fromthemill

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... a beach resort, mainly because unless you are prepared to pay top dollar to shield yourself from the thousands of tourists here on Phuket in a secluded resort, you are in amongst the masses. Chalong is more of a locals town dotted with expats and quite a ...

Phuket Day Two, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Day Two

A travel blog entry by theconnors

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... buy anything. We stopped in for a much needed foot and leg massage and then found a great little shop which sold photography of Thailand, where we bought a whole lot of little photos in frames. We then rode down the coastal road to the area called Kata ...

Lazy day, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Lazy day

A travel blog entry by laridae65

... to get from a local store; along with a bat and ball set , for 400THB. Andy got chatting to a friendly Australian couple who recommended Phuket Night Market. It only runs on Saturdays and Sundays so we decided to go. We got a taxi to the market and it was ...

Temples and karon view point, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Temples and karon view point

A travel blog entry by laridae65

Today I woke up feeling rather ill so what I did was stay in bed and let Mum ,Dad and Henry have breakfast. I did my travel blog on the balcony when Henry was in the swimming pool. When I was feeling better we got a taxi to the temple nearby and it was ...

Lazy Day - Day 3 Phuket, Thailand, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Lazy Day - Day 3 Phuket, Thailand

A travel blog entry by mgilfillan

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Today is a lazy day. We walked all around Kata beach and looked at the shops all selling the same things. We wandered the town and picked up a few things for our friends and am going back later tonight to look at some more stuff. We had lunch at our ...

Kata Beach by day, Mueang Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Kata Beach by day

A travel blog entry by noveltea

Today was the first day we had no planes or tours to catch so we decided to sleep in (yay!) and just hang around Kata Beach. Just after we woke up, our hotel informed us that although we had paid for another night, they hadn't realized that they already ...

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