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... via Southampton) and a Swiss girl called Amanda. We were exchanging our travel experiences . The Canadian said how he had been tricked in to a 11,000 baht bill in a Bangkok night club then beaten up until he paid.I told them about my "adventure" in HCM city with the cyclo guy. I was saying how I had tried to give a advice about the fact you can't expect to always find the same western values, especially with regards to equality etc to one young girl ...
... We resisted the swarm of taxi drivers and walked for 20 mins to our next hostel. Later we discovered that as one of the bus stations closed down the side street now acts as a drop off point. "What's that", was the exclamation on Rhianwyn's lips, "Blue Ribands on offer, let's get some!" Back at the room we enjoyed one with a cuppa and carefully placed the rest in the fridge to enjoy the next day. When that much anticipated moment arrived a ...
... to kick in and Andrew was speechless as we wove through whole families on motorbikes and restaurants on mopeds. Road rules seem non existent and power lines are low and bunched. We checked into our hotel then caught a shuttle into Patong town.
Confronted by street sellers shoving lizards and ping pong show posters in our face we got beers from 7/11 to deal with the heat. We tried out our haggling ...
... something he had really wanted to do. I got a smooch from him as well (the elephant that is). We went to the Cashew nut factory where we got to taste a gazillion different flavoured cashews. Call me old fashioned, but I like them salted. Then on to the largest jewellery store where they had some incredible jewellery. Came away a little disappointed.... no new diamonds!
An afternoon at the Weekend Markets in Phuket Town was ...
... this happened, the Thai lantern lady disappeared like cupcakes at a fat kids party!
Then we headed to the pancake stand, and after nutella and banana or nutella and "condenmilk" square pancakes, we headed home in a much quieter and subdued tuk tuk, to bed.
Alex left this morning to go back to Singapore. was such a treat that she came through for two nights to see and explore Phuket with us! Good byes are always sad though.
Today we head to Phi Phi Island.
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Authentic Thailand resort! Nice and clean~! Friendly staff and great environment for a quiet vacation!!
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