Back to Britain

My time in Thailand has come to an end. I knew I’d only be there for a short amount of time as it was only ever intended as a small holiday before having to come back home to the UK for a few medical reasons and other things, but there’s no doubt that I will be back in the near future. The trip ended in Phuket. We took a taxi from the resort up to Phuket airport where we boarded a flight to Kuala Lumpa, then another to Doha and then...

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Phuket, Patong and Bangla Road
May05

Phuket, Patong and Bangla Road

One of the most tourist orientated areas in Thailand is the buzzing beach area of Patong. After a short bus ride from Phuket town we arrived on the main strip of Patong where we were greeted by hoards of old people with leather-looking skin from spending the whole day at the beach. With Patong being our last stop in Thailand (sad face) we decided to book a luxury hotel (happy face). We were staying at the Wild Orchid Resort, it was a...

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Monkeys of Phuket
May03

Monkeys of Phuket

Bright and early I set off on a walk around Phuket. I’d heard about a group of monkeys living close by to where I was staying so I set off with my camera to try and find them. I walked to the Police Station in town, took a right when I was looking directly at it and then took a left at the end of the road. I walked a small distance towards a hill that had a lot of telephone masts at the top of it and there they were… the largest...

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The Longest Day of my Life
Apr28

The Longest Day of my Life

The time had come to depart Koh Tao; I settled far too easily on the island and needed to get up and go before I wasted the rest of my days lounging on the beach. Sure I liked the lounging around part, but it’s not very adventurous… and the title of this site clearly says ADVENTURES with Dan. So in search of my next adventure I made my way to Phuket. Thinking I’d be there for late afternoon was a giant misjudgement. We boarded...

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