TripAdvisor Reviews Smile Inn Patong
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... a few from ABBA so was tempted to go on dance floor and embarrass myself - but felt sorry for Vicki as she would have been mortified. We then walked down Bangla Rd - an interesting exercise!! We decided not to see the girls who did extraordinary things with ping pong balls - and apparently something with live goldfish( ugh disgusting) - walked back past the markets however no buying as we have allocated tomorrow as shopping day.
... I figured out how to get it out of the trap without getting bit while explaining the culinary attributes of these fish to her! But she would have none of it in terms of keeping it, so back it went alive and well to the sea. At least we know the trap works!
Another bumpy night and we made tracks to our second anchorage about 5 NM East of Chalong called Ko Mai Thong. This was a beautiful spot and we had hoped to anchor in the one bay, but there simply was not enough real estate ...
... meet Karin and Mark for dinner. Son Mark joined us.Went to another restaurant where you could choose your seafood - chose some tiger prawns - delicious.
Walked through Bangla Rd on way to catch Tuk Tuk - interesting at night!,,,, Girls out in force - son Mark and Bob decided to check out the "Ping Pong" girls. Apparently a rip off ( as you would expect) -at least they have now seen ...
... black-and-white images of Phuket, which pretty much reflect the kind of food served up here—old school Thai/Chinese fare.
Signature dishes are inspired by secret recipes of owner Wiwan's mother (who owns the also popular Wilai restaurant nearby) and grandmother, and often include Chinese medicinal ingredients from her uncle's herbal shop next door. Niko had the, bak kut teh , a pungent shiitake mushroom and pork soup, ...
... fish, but a small rocky area with a bit of coral so a really great place to spend some time. We put our stuff with Helen and Lim's in the shade and walked and swam the time away.
Sadly, the time came to leave, we had one more snorkelling stop. This time nothing spectacular, the water was nice, quite a bit deeper than the other stop, but a bit of a current and only a couple of fish. Didn't stay in the water as ...
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