Kata Country House
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... but it was hard to sit still. So much to see and do! In Kata, we were still working off our jet lag, so it was great to wake up early and do a short poolside yoga session then gorge on the buffet. Most days we swam in the ocean (still in type A/productive mode I counted strokes and made up workout sessions), took long walks through town, maybe got an amazing $10 massage, had soup for lunch (obsessed with Tom Yum) and scouted ...
... we set off to go to see the temples that make up, Wat Chalong, in the South of the Island!
Wat Chalong, or Chalong Temple, built at the beginning on 19th century, is the largest and most visited Buddhist temple in Phuket. Its real name is Wat Chaitararam, but you probably won't hear it or see it on any road signs.
The most recent building on the grounds of Wat Chalong is a 60 meters tall 'Chedi' sheltering a splinter of ...
... apprehensive, but glad I did it. Visability wasn't the best, so our pictures didn't come out very well, but Ant took some video that we've tried to squish into a 2 and a half minute video. Haven't paid for the software, hence the wondershare watermark!
Also been cooking, baking, shopping, beaching, relaxing. Hot, hot, hot...about 35 degrees every day!
... and first time either of us had experienced true cold (minus 25 degrees Celsius!), we had our first white Christmas (and our first Christmas away from our families). First real Gelato in Italy (during our afternoon in Sicily). We attended our first traditional Hindu blessing ...
... for lunch and a beach massage - so relaxing but also painful! Late afternoon we freshened up before grabbing a banana and honey pancake from a street stall before heading back to Patong. Debbie had a dental appointment and Simon and Dave went and found some dinner and entertainment in the night life of Patong.