Saturday, March 21, 2009

Phuket photo updates -PART 2

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In phuket, nights markets are really common, they are almost everywhere. These wooden bangles are really beautiful, all are hand painted, but it's too expensive.

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They looked just like roti canai! Really delicious..

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Our 1st dinner in Phuket, nothing special hor?! and didn't taste that good afterall. One lesson learned here is that never go to restaurant that is filled with angmoh. I don't remember the name of it, but i find it really funny, we were the only Asian in the restaurant and the only table who ordered local delicacies, others were eating pizza and so...

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Later that night, we walked along the street and found a place hidden somewhere with a few local food stalls.

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we bought mango salad and soup noodle. The soup noodle tasted a bit like tomyam but not spicy nor sour, mango salad was really good...i love it so much!

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See, mangoes and others are sliced on the spot, even the soup was boiled on the spot too, i mean she literally put in spices into plain hot water to boil the soup, even the spices were not cut before hand, it was all on the spot. That explained why she took almost half an hour to prepare our noodle and salad. Though the stall was setup along the road, but i found it was like a mini kitchen, i wondered where she kept all the ingredients.

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These were ready made, grilled fish, chicken wings, meat balls, sotong and etc. There was a charcoal stove at side just in case you wanted to heat up the food.

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I believe there were dried sotong, never dare to go near because it looks creepy to me.

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Having supper at the front foyer of the guest house.

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On the next day, we rented motorbikes to go around Kata-Karon-Patong beach. Since both Peter and I don't have bike license, Alfonso and Fun each drove one and fetched us, kekeke!

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Lets go!

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Photo taken when Fun and I were overtaking Alfonso's.

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We spent out afternoon bumping around the mall.

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Gigantic durians found in the mall, these were really big, as big as my head, or maybe bigger

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We were go around Kata-Karon-Patong beach with bikes, pleasant feeling, despite the hot burning sun. Patong beach is the most happening beach among all, loads of pubs, shops, cafes and nigh market as well. You can't miss this place, the beach is filled with umbrellas and pretty chics in bikinis...

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When someone asked "How was Phuket ?" The 1st thing popped into my mind would be "HOT", its even hotter than Penang, a local told us that Phuket hasn't been raining for months. I can't imagine that, i had headache on the 1st day in Phuket. Just in case you didn't know, I'm prone to headache, especially on a hot day, a simply few minutes of walking under the hot sun will give me a headache. The only remedy is to cool down my body, therefore i was constantly drinking coke.

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At night, we had seafood for dinner, it was along Karon beach, the pricing were reasonable.

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This trip was supposed to be a budget trip, we never planned to have meal that cost more than 600 bath for 4 person. But since it was my birthday that day, we had seafood dinner that cost about 1700bath. Thank you guys :)

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Flower crabs cooked in ginger.

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Tiger prawns, my favourite my favourite!!

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They were really big and affordable, about 130 bath per piece.

Thats about it, I'll upload more pictures from Phuket later.

..to be continued...





2 comments:

YT said...

Argh... Made me miss Phuket so much >.<

Stephanie meiyu said...

haha, yeeting, i'll have more pictures to upload :)