Siam Palm Residence
Travel Blogs from Patong
... a good days rest after a crazy night with the Brians, we decide to get a tuk tuk and go do a bit of sightseeing round chang mai thats after Mark goes for his 1st thai kick boxing lesson. He comes back with 'A' his tuk tuk driver has a quick shower we patch up his wound on his arm and put tiger balm on his battered shin then head out. Been to the tiger kingdom to cuddle up play with cubs and get up reeeeal close with the big boys! Went to visit a tribe village and saw a ...
... and headed back to the hotel. We asked the driver to stop a the bottom of the street where our resort is and we decided to go for a walk through Karon (the next town over from Patong and where we were staying). Karon is much quieter than Patong but still busy enough, there was a little festival on so we walked through and visited a number of markets and shops before walking back to the hotel. Phuket is a different world to Bali, the people don't seem to care who you are or what ...
... the cars rule the roads and gridlock is a fact of life. Taxi's, like many things, are cheaper than in Canada but the skytrain is usually a better choice for travel because of traffic congestion at ground level.
Street food is everywhere, offering up a wide range of fresh fruits and assorted cooked items. It's difficult to walk down the street and not regularly succumb to the delicious smells and sight of fresh cut fruit. There are street-side seats and tables ...
... s pay for one ride somewhere in this city.
Bing took us shopping again which proved to be a time killer and somewhat interesting. Bing then took us out to a far away place on the water to eat dinner. We have figrured out that Bing takes us only to places where he can get a kick-back...all is good and we do enjoy Bing because we can make good time with him...notice the slang.
Anyway, it is at this point that I get to meet ...
... with kids. These kids were mentally handicapped and disabled. We gave them toys and played with them. It was a good experience and I really enjoyed the happiness I saw from the kids. I could tell that they do not get visitors like us very often and were thrilled to play with new people. This was a very good experience and after this we headed ...
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