Travel Blogs from Patong
... a stroll down the beach, and the water looks much cleaner than it did the other day but I'm not venturing into it for any money yet. The beach is busy today, lots of Russian or Slavic accents, plenty of Greek and German accents. Lots of people with very small swimmers, in very wrinkled bodies and so brown that you wonder how they could have got that way. Tattoo's are normal, and there are plenty of beautiful young things hanging with ...
... be seen. (Despite the odds, and my albino origin, I made it out with minimal burn).
Our days here usually consisted of
- Step 1: Wake up around 10AM
- Step 2: Walk 4 minutes to get to the beach
- Step 3: Have a $2 fresh fruit smoothie for breakfast, and drink it under a giant umbrella chair
- Step 4: Lie there
- Step 5: Sunscreen, & repeat
... person aspiring to do it one day too; I know, I thought I knew what it meant, and what came along with it, but honestly, every backpacker has a different tale and story, no two backpackers will share the same adventure. And coming to this realization is what makes backpacking so brilliant! It's unique to everyone, whether I wanna stay in a 12 person dorm, where Bubba from Malaysia feels the need to use A535, lathering his entire body in this ointment before bed, and making my ...
... to dinner without getting wet. Overall, we had a really good time participating in Songkran, and we're actually happy we were in Thailand to experience this holiday. I definitely recommend it to other travellers, just remember to embrace the fun and don't carry anything with you that can't get wet, because it will, like it or not!
Thank goodness we have a waterproof camera: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kakipp/set s/72157633349050744/
... 11). He haggled with the seller and got him down to 200B before declaring very confidently "nah, forget it!" and walking off. As he left, the cry came from behind "OK, OK, 180".... So Henners got his bargain (£4)! We continued mooching about, considering fish foot spas and lilo airbeds, but the sellers wouldn't play at reasonable haggling so they went without and we kept our money. Our mooching however took us towards a small hotel called "Be my Guest" where a geocache ...