Travel Blogs from Phuket Town
... mouthful was to die for, also it was a nice treat to actually dine out with my mad fruity friend.
We floated home in the hot evening, skipping massages tonight and just enjoying looking at the town come into full swing as it does every night.
Sorry the map has gone a bit hay wire, you sort of know where we are anyway.
Rah dree sa wat
pronounced here as
... can only be described as....crazy! There were two main bars/clubs banging out the music and everyone was raving on the beach. Early on in the day we kept seeing people walking around with bandages in random places on their body and now we knew why....maniacs were jumping through rings of fire, doing limbo fire and fire skipping and literally catching themselves on fire....although we were all pretty drunk by now we were ...
... as the boat disappeared (it came back thankfully). No safety checks like in Aus – not enough life jackets, no head counts before departing etc…. You are completely on your own if anything happens. Anita and I were exploring a cave on an island and also came close to being left behind; it was a good thing another tourist had our back. It would be fun to have your own boat and explore these islands – there are so many limestone islands jutting out ...
Our last day in Phuket was spent on a safari through the jungle. One of the things I love most about Phuket is that it is not just all about beautiful beaches and resorts. There is a real culture here and you can get to know the Thai people and how they live.
The first stop on our safari was a floating fishing village in a river. We arrived late afternoon and the fishermen were finishing their work in this village. In the river, ...
... dare.. We had breakfast on a yet another rainy beach. We thought the rainy season was over in Thailand but surprise surprise we'd arrived to yet more downpour. At the time there was the typhoon going on in the Philippines and Vietnam, and we'd heard people saying that Thailand was getting the backlash of the storms and rain was sweeping round. Nothing compared to what was going on elsewhere of course, but those storm clouds looked angry! We got a boat over to Koh ...