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Phuket - Bring it ON!

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Phuket - Bring it ON!

4 days to go & we are in Patong

with its Tuk Tuk mafia, Haggling Tailors, Time share touts, rip off knock offs, bargaining, the food the colour the weather, sleazy Bangla Rd, all the good & the bad, we love it and cant wait to get there again.

Bring it ON!

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1. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Ya left out Katoeys...!!??...Can't forget an integral part of Patong...!!...

I think you have mentioned 4 days to go quite a few times Hawk..!!??...

You would'nt be just a little excited...Would you..??..LOL

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2. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Havent been this excited since I was 15 and took my first look at the new French Teacher!

3 DAYS TO GO!!!

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3. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

better you there than in the nicer parts of thailand which have no haggling tailors, no sleaze, etc etc etc.

must be an Ozzie thing! the attraction of the sleazier parts of thailand.

enjoy.

bkk3

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4. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Have a good time.

Admit it - you love it, high prices, time-share touts, tailors, the tuk tuk prices otherwise you wouldn't go there :)

Looking forward to the reports live !

Samui also yes, that will be interesting, flying or road and ferry ?

Have a great flight and holiday

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5. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

It's not the sleaze that attracts us, it's the "edge".

Australians like to go up against it, test themselves, that pioneer spirit etc. Magnificent resorts on pristine beaches with glassy seas are all good and well, for about 2 days, then we get bored. No edge.

What sort of war stories can you come back with from the more peaceful parts of Phuket ? But to survive the tailor barrage on Thaweewong Rd, get ripped off buying a fake watch, laugh at your mate chatting up a bar girl (oblivious to the fact that it's really a man), and body surf past some floundering Euro type, smack into a jet ski, now that's a holiday !

You go, Hawker, go you good thing. Bring it ON !!!

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6. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Hawk , i can't wait either we go on the 28th from Melb, are you on our flight? Thai Airways

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7. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Have a great time Hawk,

We still have 85 days to wait till our 4th trip.

Cheers, Pete

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8. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

And get drunk and knock off a bar mat....!!!

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9. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

we leave on friday - one more day of work, yeehah grandma, I am so excited to get back there again

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10. Re: Phuket - Bring it ON!

Have fun hawk. CJ