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Off for Half-term to the coast!
First real venture out of Bangkok and a short flight to Phuket and then north for 45 mins onto the main land and to the town of Khao Lak.
Bodies in evidence: sexy, tanned, fit, overweight,children, parasailing (30 euro for 10 minutes), veiled Muslim women, half-naked women and sellers all harnessed to protect themselves from the sun because in Asia loclas hate the tan and women spend millions of dollars to buy bleaching creams while ...
... a muffin and tea, lovely! Then when we get to bangkok our transfer to the hotel was like 5 star, really comfy seats and we got given a bottle of water! Lovely job! the grand china hotel was massive, we was going to have a look round china town but I think we was quite far out and the streets where disgusting and dirty and I couldn't be bothered as I was soo tired, instead we popped to a 7/11 then went back to the hotel and had dinner then went to bed, I was ...
... for dinner. Fresh seafood was our choice and we meticulously chose 2 large lobsters from the ice to be BBQ'd and served with garlic and pepper sauce. Now don't get excited because it was a huge disappointment. Overcooked, dry and lacking in flavour! I suppose we chose the wrong restaurant, remember the name Mamas. Don't go there.
Late yesterday afternoon we headed into Patong Beach. We first visited 30 years ago ...
... works is good, but just falls short of satisfactory in the rain and the cold. Trekking outdoors in the middle of the night enveloped by cold is not much fun, nor is living amongst dust, dirt, mess and disorganisation. Plaster dust is a very resilient substance that finds it's way into just about every existing and non existing space there is and I am sure it will take months to eradicate.
So here ...