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This is my third day in Phuket, at Patong beach, some say the best beach, it is ok but there is too much sexual tourism.
The first day I stayed at the beach and met two Italian men who live in Holland, Luciano and Eros ad we enjoyed the day talking, bathing, drinking Chan beer, eating Thai Pad and mango slices sold us by walking vendors.
... along the infamous Bangla Rd. Lots of French, Pom and other European tourists here this time of year. For the cost of two beers in a bar along this strip, you can get free entertainment by just people watching. And there is always something to see ... Sometimes things you might not want to see. This is week one in a nutshell. Next Sunday we will be in transit to London so will try to take advantage of free airport wifi to update ...
... the end this seemed impossible so we sat down at at a resort restaurant with an outdoor area and had a couple of pre-dinner cocktails. We chose the one with the ooga-booga face because it had an ooga-booga face (not being racist in any way, it just reminds me of Crash Bandicoot)... it was quite tasty though! Although when some man plonked down a tray of smelly fish, it was a bit of a turn off and we ended up going elsewhere for dinner.
A quick ...
... an hour brilliant sunshine again and more travelling found an amazing viewpoint where you could see 3 sides of the island. And you could see the next rains coming in, so we set off to Karron Beach and got there before the rain but really windy and big waves so no dip for me and we chugged back to Kata, and an hour later it poured and hasnt stopped yet but there looks brighter skies coming so fingers crossed, until then more ...
... had a facial, her favorite so far, and I had a pedicure and a massage.
We spent two days on the beach, people watched some interesting holiday makers, saw the Hard Rock cafe, watched some nice sunsets again and had another good indian meal.
Our flight to Singapore was booked from Phuket airport so we decided to spend the remainder of our time further north again in Nai Yang which was a much quieter place up the coast with a short commute to the airport.
TravelPod Member ReviewsA1 Island Guesthouse Patong
and Thai friendly staff, 15 euro the large room with aircondition, tv set, fridge, private bath and wi-fi connection, just ten minutes walking from Patong centre and the beach
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