Phuket Island View
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Taxi wouldn't drive to kata beach without accommodation booked so stopped off to find some where. Found hotel called the Patong Gallery for 1300 bht the night. Nice hotel, fairly central. Left early to phuket town to find Phuket backpackers, central, basic and comfy. Day spent touring around the town. Saw many temples and queen Sirkits 70th birthday preside of gardens and large golden dragon.
Upon showing up a day early for our reservations we knew they would be ready for us the next day. But once we arrived to check in the told us that had giving all the supreme rooms away and that we would be upgraded to the Deluxe! Nice.....The perfect two days of unwinding at the resort...we finally had a good nights rest. In the evenings we would …
We are now in Phuket, which again is by the coast as we continue our 'holiday'. We traveled on Christmas Day as they don't celebrate it here, so it's just another day. The flight was only an hour, and again, we got a meal included in the flight, Nath got a little confused when he was selecting the many meal choices and ended up ordering a Hindu veggie meal for himself. We didn't really recognise any of the food when it came, it wasn't very appetising and the only thing that ...
... crook in the gut was the prospect of missing out on dinner at Mom Kri's restaurant. With a great reputation for both Thai & Western cuisine we made a booking for our final night; the drugs prevailed so we made the journey up the hill to one of the island's culinary treasures. Accompanied by Jo & Adrian we were seated at our table with a magnificent view across the restaurant rockpool and the Andaman Sea (picture attached). The sound of waves crashing over the rocks below ...
... it was a fantastic day! We were on a boat with lots of tourists and this big Spanish family with an old mumma and pappa they looked after us the whole day and called us chicas. Our first stop on the boat trip was the beautiful Pi-leh bay. It was so tranquil and the water was crystal clear. The next stop was the actual beach. It was a very unflattering and ungraceful climb across rocky water and a cliff face with slippery steps in between. The mumma and pappa from the boat ...
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Bloody long walk, good view, but rather hot to be walking! People doing laps of mountain on bikes for fitness haha
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