Phuket, Thailand – Moments

Sunset, Karon Beach Interesting Trees Souvenir Shops in Patong We bought three of the wood-carved twisted, bizarre  faces!!  We noticed the name of the shop after the fact…..very fitting for the area!!  😉 Interesting Decor Umbrellas hanging above the entrance of a restaurant.  An ice cream shop with a close up of gum drops sold within….

Phuket, Thailand – Wat Chalong Temple

Wat Chalong Temple After visiting The Big Budda, we continued on to visit the Wat Chalong Temple.  This, the largest of Phuket’s temples, houses a splinter of bone from Buddha.  As we walked the grounds, fireworks were lit and exploded in unique furnaces.  We weren’t sure of the significance of this, but it sure was…

Phuket, Thailand – The Big Buddha

The Big Buddha Michael and I decided to visit Buddhist temples in the area.  Our first stop was The Big Buddha located on top of one of the Nakkerd Hills, not far from our hotel. After our unexpected adventure on Lulu the elephant, we continued up the road to the apex of the hill that brought…

Phuket, Thailand – Riding Bareback on LuLu the Elephant

Moral Dilemma This was a moral dilemma. It was so, SO exciting to ride an elephant – bareback at that!!!! An experience I will never forget because it was a teenager dream Indiana Jones inspired adventure come true…. BUT…. Only if the elephants are treated ethically. Most of the Tripadvisor feedback of elephant safaris in…

Patong, Thailand – Bangla Road

Sex Sex Sex We ended up here, Bangla Road, …because it was where all the action was, shopping right? We didn’t know what we were getting into… but when it hit, we took it in. That said…… I lasted maybe an hour and wanted to leave!  It was CRAZY!  Packed, PACKED with tourists and built…

Phuket Town, Thailand – Rang Hill

Without a destination in mind, we set off on a scooter for a day of adventure! Michael has driven scooters in Bali, Indonesia as well as having his own motorcycle, so he was a confident driver on the busy streets of Phuket! Rang Hill & Khao Rang Breeze We found ourselves driving up Rang Hill…

Phuket, Thailand – Thavorn Palm Beach Resort – A Poolside Morning

Sitting here, poolside, with an overcast sky rumbling of thunder while rain falls softly with moments of attitude, Michael and I settle deeper into vacation offerings of relaxation and bliss! Here are pictures I took this morning of the grounds of this charming hotel … S, 🇹🇭

Phuket, Thailand – Karon Beach

Coming to you live from Phuket, Thailand! I’ve been awake since 4:40am yesterday, Thursday morning and have since then worked, home to meet Michael to get a taxi to the airport, have flown on three airplanes with (of course) a few glitches along the way when transferring from plane to plane!!  Seems our luggage arrived…