Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

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back to the mainland, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

back to the mainland

A travel blog entry by carson_nicki

After a very relaxing, sun-soaked and snorkeling-filled 6 days on Phi Phi, we (Carson, myself, Eggi, and Terrence) landed in Phuket. We took Lonely Planet's advice and stayed far from the beach, in hopes of evading the hordes of 'farang' (foreigners) ...

Welcome to Phuket!, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Welcome to Phuket!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... start spilling into the car lanes. Yup, definitely not my scene. What's disturbing is that this is the slowest month in Phuket! We haven't even reached the high season yet! Scary. Speaking of scary, there are so many bars with young Thai girls ...

diving in Phi Phi, Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

diving in Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by revamped

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Feb 12th (Jamie writing) Today we got up early to go diving. It was our second day of training and our first 2 open water dives. We went to 2 smaller islands located just off Phi Phi lae. Bida Nok, Bida Nai is a limestone cliff islet with similar ...

Seediness, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Seediness

A travel blog entry by ncpalmer

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The whole of Bangla road closes off at night to make way for thousands of tourists searching "for good ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by lesandsteve

... top class and so were the piss-ups with the staff and crew! Went to see the rugby match in an Irish pub in Phuket, pub was fairly packed with a good atmosphere. The atmosphere when we left the pub was verrrrrry different.....I won't elaborate, there are ...

Phuket Surin, Choeng Thale, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Surin

A travel blog entry by oandb

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Arrivée à l'hôtel Surin Phuket à 13h30. Magnifique resort avec plage privée et palmiers. Accueil check in avec le manager franco-macédonien vivant en Australie ! On a été upgradés dans les chambres avec vue sur la mer. Superbe villa. Plage ...

Koh Phi Phi, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by mlrucker

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I took the PADI Open Water class to get certified with the Adventure Club. What a great place to be able to learn to ...

Onto Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Onto Phuket

A travel blog entry by wyattmoy

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... , Indian, Swedish & Thai & we had a few good nights out where we all got a little tipsy. On the girls last night we went into Phuket Town one night to go to the market but it wasn't that good, but we still all managed to buy a few bits, then we went ...

Sailing Pics, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Sailing Pics

A travel blog entry by pebbles1

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Some Ship ...

"Hitchin' a Ride", plus "Razorblades & Ping Pong"

A travel blog entry by sjmigdol

... real ones, like his, have the etching on the lens, whereas the ones in the store do not.  The thing about justice in Thailand and a lot of other countries is that once you're accused, the burden of proof is on YOU...you're guilty until you prove ...

Bond, James Bond, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Bond, James Bond

A travel blog entry by raelee

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... , lots of hermit crabs especially! We hung out on the beach and just kind of relaxed for about an hour then we headed back to Phuket! Once we got back Cody realized he lost his wallet which really is never a good sign so we dealt with that for a little ...

Phuket... beach town, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket... beach town

A travel blog entry by jasonlew

... to "get our tickets checked".  After a few minutes listening to the tourism agent try and offer us "best deals in Phuket" for snorkeling, etc... it became pretty clear that the bus company had an "agreement" with this agency, to bring their ...

Phuket International Airport, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket International Airport

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

we took taxi and flew from Phuket to ...

Beach life, Phi Phi, Phuket and the Andaman Coast, Thailand travel blog

Beach life

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... would not do it justice! Unfortunately we had to leave Phi Phi and so saying goodbye to Pat and the missus we headed to Phuket, another of Thailand islands. Another week passed un-noticed on Kata beach and before we knew it we had 3 days to get out of ...

Playful Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Playful Phuket

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... in Phuket. We went to some cool attractions, like the FantaSea and we even saw a show full of ladyboys! If you travel to Thailand, you will see plenty of ladyboys; simply boys who dress up and try to look like girls. The show was really entertaining, and ...

Bye CM, hello Phuket !, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Bye CM, hello Phuket !

A travel blog entry by nadegeb72

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... Queen in mind and was humming all day. The flight was mostly uneventful. Mostly because there still was something noticeable : Thailand's floods. I must say some visions were quite dreadful. It was not necessarily taking place where the river was but ...

Adventures in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Adventures in Phuket

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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... was time to go to a fishing village for a meeting. There are 3 assemblies in the city and only 12 assemblies in all of Thailand so the ECS work reaches beyond them, mostly to the prison. The assembly people were from another tribe. The village is on a ...

Out of KL, onto the beach, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Out of KL, onto the beach

A travel blog entry by corkie

... of the nicer malay people we met and then headed for the airport. Again, a fairly smooth journey, except 45 min delay, and arr in Phuket at about 10:15. Being well travelled as we are now, haha, we just hopped on the nearest bus which took us to an ...

Failing the eye test & Pingpong without paddle?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Failing the eye test & Pingpong without paddle?

A travel blog entry by martycindy

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... of our van to greet us. *In deep, raspy man voice* “Hiiiii, sawadeeeee everybody”. Ack!! Damn you Thailand!! After regaining my composure and checking that I'm still straight, we all went inside to let the agency know what hotel ...

Shopping, Phuket FantaSea, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Shopping, Phuket FantaSea

A travel blog entry by jayneguilbert

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... Andrew and Peter.  Booked all our trips for the next few days.  Had tea and back to the hotel to laze by the pool for a bit then 20min to get ready to go to Phuket FantaSea a show of Thai dancing, magic and elephants absolutely amazing.  ...

Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Town

A travel blog entry by oandb

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... de 10h30 à 11h. Check out à 12h. On va sous la pluie jusqu'à la route du bord de mer pour attendre le bus local pour Phuket Town. On attend 15 min et on monte. Ça coûte 30 baht par personne. Une heure de trajet pour arriver dans le centre de ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by irenan

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so, Phuket...Thailand's largest island in the Andaman Sea...the unfortunate place where on December 26, 2004 thousands of people were killed in the tsunami,  and in 2007 - just a few months before our arrival - more than 100 people were killed in a ...

St Patrick's day with a twist, Patong, Thailand travel blog

St Patrick's day with a twist

A travel blog entry by andrewjfoy

... to our room to see if the problem had been fixed, it had and we put on some sun cream and then headed down to the beach. Phuket is not the classiest of places we have been to so far and reminds me of a typical Spanish resort. However it did have ...

Phuet - Part 2, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuet - Part 2

A travel blog entry by wetwo

Phuket Part 2 Day 3 was spent much like day 2, around the pool in the morning then the shuttle to the same mall in the afternnon. This time however we ventured further. After risking our lives crossing 6 lanes of traffic (there was a ...

I'm A Fish, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

I'm A Fish

A travel blog entry by raelee

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... it anymore and walked back to the hotel. Once I got there I got all showered up and went and booked a couple tours around the Phuket area for the next couple days which I am super excited about.. It turns out there is anothe guy who was supposed to be ...

Two blonds, a beach and a good bit of shade, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Two blonds, a beach and a good bit of shade

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

Well, whoever said we weren't the beach loving sort would be right. Our delicate skins just can't cope with this heat and we spent most of the time sitting under an umbrella, covered in factor thirty with an occasional 10 second dip into the sea (got to ...

Phuket, Tambon Patong, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by kathrynsean

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... Cam's first choice but they enjoyed it!! Plan too not drink too much obviously did not happen when we went to an unlimited bar! Not good idea when getting boat next day!! Overall Phuket is worth visit if your here but wouldn't stay more than 2 nights ...

Xmas Day on Phi Phi Island, Phuket Thailand, Thailand travel blog

Xmas Day on Phi Phi Island

A travel blog entry by amazingone

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I knew I shouldn't have mixed my drinks. ! The Vodka was fine but then we shared 2 bottles of bubbles with the guys.  A 6am wake up call saw us looking at each other wishing it weren’t 6am  at all. We both needed more sleep we both needed ...

Sandy beaches of Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Sandy beaches of Phuket

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

... a 3 night deal a this resort for about 17 pounds a night with breakfast.  It is in the Karen district and far from Phuket City which I thought was a pretty dull place. It is supposed to be the high season but very few people here and I am sure that ...

007 & Elephant Trekking, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

007 & Elephant Trekking

A travel blog entry by jothomas

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All the way through Thailand we had heard bad things about Phuket, apparently a place to avoid or pass through as fast as you can. We arrived by ferry from Ko Phi Phi on Monday. Phuket looks like what I imagine a mini Bangkok is like (we can confirm our ...

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