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Travel Blogs from Phuket
... Beach ( pronounced Reilly) a secluded peninsula in the Andaman Sea that is only accessible by long tail boat ( a canoe with a 68 Chevy engine mounted on rudder) and a Thai Jonny Depp driving it like a madman. Railay is surrounded by 1500 ft limestone cliffs, islands, beaches and jungle. Nadine is turning into a monkey lover. These crazy monkeys appear on your doorstep, tumble into the woods and laugh at you like you are the star attraction and they are paying to watch you! You're not ...
... re not all what you might picture when you hear the word "island," though. Most of them are tall, tree-covered rocks jutting out of the ocean, largely unsuitable for humans but great for critters like monkeys and eagles. We cruised near the base of one where sections hung over us dripping with stalactites, and kayakers were paddling about. Then we shored up on a nearby island's beach so we could toss oranges to a monkey clan. I don't know if we were the cause of it, but ...
... to see why the tsunami of 2004 devastated the islands so much – everything is in such close proximity to the ocean.
Nice cheery to note to end this particular entry on, Trystan. Your readers are supposed to be chuckling, not crying. Let’s try and lift the mood, shall we? RAINBOWS
Did it work?
Back to the mainland
Time was of the essence, and if we were going to see as much of South East Asia as we ...
... but they were flying.Found Nai Long beach another beauty and in for another dip and this was the first heavy downpour, so took cover in a restaurant, they made a fortune out of us one cup of tea and Jo managed to get another cup of hot water and using same teabag managed to get another cup out of it! The wind got up and a couple of longtail boats with tourists pulled in to shelter as the sea got really choppy. ...
... of Contiki out the way let me tell you a little bit about Phuket. I think it is a marmite place, people either love it or hate it. I loved it. For my first experience of Thailand it was everything, and more, that I could have asked for. Despite not having the amazing beaches, the town was just about the right size, it was an easy to navigate and it had the excitement that I expected of Thailand.
I met up with someone from the Contiki tour the night before the ...
Other places to stay in Phuket
135/23 Rat-U-Thit 200 Years Road, Patong | 3 star hotelfrom $44
- Good Hotel
- Love it!
- Happy stay
106/27 Moo 3, Surin Beach | 4 star hotelfrom $93
48 Ruam Jai Road, Patong Beach, Patong | 4 star hotelfrom $66
239-14 Raj U Thid 200 Pee Road, Patong | 3 star hotelfrom $42
27 Mu 8, Sakdidej Road, Cape Panwa | 5 star hotelfrom $95
- Lovely hotel
- Unaffected by the tsunami, needs repeat business
124 Taweewongse Road, Patong | 2 star hotelfrom $75
1 Soi Surin, Montri Road, Phuket Town | 4 star hotelfrom $37
10 Chalermphrakiat Road, Patong | 3 star hotelfrom $34
96 / 42-3, Moo 3, Kamala | 4 star hotelfrom $62
- Ausgezeichnete Anlage
- Very very nice
44 Thaveewong Road, Patong Beach, 83150, Patong | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Best hotel in Phuket
- Patong Merlin Best Resort in Patong without a Doubt!
- BEST TIME!!!!
154 Phang Nga Road, Phuket Town | 4 star hotelfrom $48
44/5 Moo 8, Sakdidesh Road, Cape Panwa | 4 star hotelfrom $101
247 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $27
- Buona ubicazione, troppe scale!!
- Good location - Far Too Many Stairs!!
- Beste Lage! Wundervolles Personal!
1, Karon Soi 4, Karon Road, Karon | 4 star hotelfrom $67
- Do Not Stay There - it Is Truly Awful
- Never again////
- Very Good Hotel for Price
100/10 Moo 3, Kamala | 4 star hotelfrom $73
42 Montri Road, T. Talad Yai, Phuket Town | 3 star hotelfrom $34
2 Taweewong Rd, Patong Beach, Patong | 4 star hotelfrom $69
- Super hôtel
- Le meilleur de jour et de nuit à Patong
Mai Khao Talang, Mai Khao | 4 star hotelfrom $157
284/1 Prabaramee Road, Patong | 3 star hotelfrom $24
1 Khoktanod soi 3, Kata Road, Kata Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $51
23/12 Karon Rd, Karon | 4 star hotelfrom $58
542/1 Patak Road, Karon | 3 star hotelfrom $38
158/1 Jawaraj Road, Phuket Town | 3 star hotelfrom $50
31/11 Moo 8, Sakdidej Rd, Cape Panwa | 4 star hotelfrom $47
239/1 Rat-u-Thit 200 Pi Road, Patong | 3 star hotelfrom $36