Andaman Seaside Resort
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... pretty well.
After a a few near scooter misses and a mountain climb we found Patong and our hotel, however finding somewhere to park proved more difficult.
Getting rid of the bags we headed straight out to the beach where we realised we weren't going to struggle finding a beach beer! After a long relax and watching a tropical storm nearly roll in we ...
... beat me. It had been a close run game at the start but I lost my nerve towards the end. From Kata beach we carried on to Karon walking the length of the long sandy beach which was pretty much deserted. The large waves only a few metres from the shore made swimming too dangerous. The Tuk Tuk drivers in Phuket are referred to as 'the Mafia' and strictly control fares and stop metered taxis operating from certain areas. We were determined not to ...
... they lit their incense and made sure they were covered up before entering the temple.
I followed what I saw happening, borrowing a scarf from the woman who sold me the offerings. I knelt down behind the local paid attention to what they were doing. There was a tin can with sticks in it. They would shake the can until one of the sticks fell out. Then they would open a small box that sits at ...
... and those Asian tropical ones are awesome particularly with lots of ice when it is really really hot.
It was the perfect "pre holiday" particularly for K as she had had a hard lead up to this with her work.
I am writing this belatedly from France as the days have just flown. I will commence our "Holiday" blog very soon.
... Salted Egg
International McDonalds Meal: BLT Burger
Local Beer: Singah
Strangest thing to happen
Bus Ride – The size of a large transit van, this bus was rammed with school kids, locals, and tourists. There were about 50 people on it in total. Our bags were clipped to the back of the bus and we were either hanging off the back of the bus or inside ...