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Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

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Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

Highway 4 the main highway north from Phuket and other places north to Khao Lak and onwards has been blockaded by angry locals/fishermen, at Tab Lamu as has the road down to the pier which is the main departure point for tours to the Similan Islands and other dive/snorkel sites.

See phuketwan.com/tourism/…

Travellers from Phuket Airport are being advised to take a different route until the problem is resolved. Let's hope those providing the transfers in either direction are aware of this.

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1. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

UPDATE

TRAFFIC resumed flowing on the coast road north of Phuket just before 5pm (local time) when the Governor of Phang Nga began meeting with the leaders of angry villagers who had blocked the four-lane road from about 3.30pm. - source Phuketwan

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2. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

Why were they blockading it Luigi?

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3. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

It's all in the original link in my OP.

PS You can call me Luigi if you like, everyone calls me Alan LOL

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4. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

I like Giuseppe...!!....LOL....

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5. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

Don't know why I thought you were Luigi...my apologies Alan.

6. Re: Highway from Phuket and other places to Khao Lak blockaded

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