Paradise Inn Phuket
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I had my first night market experience last night. It was a lot of fun, shopping, bartering, eating and sweating all at once. I don't feel inclined to barter too hard, these beautiful people earn so little I am happy to pay $8 for a shirt or $12 for a bikini and a total of $2 for a assortment of tasty Thai treats.
I have realised again, obviously forgotten from the similar journey thirty years ago, that really this transition into ...
... no point in trying to hide it, so he said he was British, which went down well. That night, we went out for some food, we had smelt someone's Pad Thai which smelt good, even though we aren't massive fans and can't understand why the dish is so famous, we both ordered it, ate it, and again, we left wondering why it was so famous. On our way back I would normally get an ice cream, but I wasn't feeling great, so resisted, but only just, and that's when it happened. My not ...
... bar to watch the cricket. Both objectives were well and truly achieved commencing with multiple courses of the local Thai cuisine followed by lashings of the local Thai brew at O'Tooles. The only downside was that the huge tv screen clearly showed how poor the Australians performed with the ball. The Aussies were serving up a delightful buffet that the English batsmen were happy to dine out on all ...
... be bought at a tailor I am not sure. Favourite stores were S. Boss, E Versace and David Jone (not a typo and with the "There's no other store like" tag line. The shop holders from all the stores put on great broad Australian accents when they know or guess you are Australian and they know our local stores with lines like "cheaper than Kmart" a regular thing to hear.Almost all have the same or similar things. More shopping ensued with mostly clothes and Sian finally got some ...
... designed for navigating shallow waters. The engine is mounted on the aft of the boat, external and exposed. A long, thin shaft fitted with a propeller is attached to the motor allowing the driver to control the depth of the propeller in the water. Longtails can travel open water too, but they're a bit slow and can't handle large waves very well. It was a windy day and the waves pushed our longtail along faster than the driver could adjust for, and so instead of dropping us at ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParadise Inn Phuket Karon
Nice and helpful staff.
Cheap price (80 USD for 3 night/2 person).
15 min walk to patong beach.
5 min walk to my favorite no,6 restaurant.
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