S&T – Scooters and Temples (Thailand Day 13: Thursday 5 July 2012)

Thursday 5 July 2012

Wake up time 9am
Breakfast time 10h00 to 1100
Temp 32 degrees
Pouring rain still
Sitting in coffee room waiting to go scootering!!!
Rain rain go away!
Started pencilling in blogs
Bought ponchos to depart in the rain!
Left at one for Phuket Town on scooters in pouring rain … the Poncho People!
Visited Temple – Wat Chalong (Polite dress required – in effect meant the ladies needed to cover their shoulders, and all had to remove our Thai plastic “fish” sandles that we all had bought and were wearing by now)
Returned to Patong Beach – Visited Big Bang Bar
Lunch from the sidewalk scooter vendor (hamburgers! LOL)
Back to Kata Beach
Mostly in the rain
I went back to hotel (bum worn through on scooter!)- rest of group to 3- beach viewpoint for drinks
Rested
Supper at restaurant next door
Early sleep!

(Updated on Saturday 25 August 2012: 5 years 11 months on … Advantage CBD)

Scooters! (Thailand Day 12: Wednesday 4 July 2012)

Wednesday 4 July Independence Day USA

Wake up 09h00
Breakfast 10am to 11am
Pouring rain
30 degrees C
Water polo tournament in Kata Bhuri pool in pouring rain: 11 to noon
Iced coffee in Lobby Bar
Massages in room 2h30 to 3h30
AlgoAFM broadcast from room 3:30 (10h30 in SA) – A happy ending!
Sunshine!
Taxi to Kata Beach
Then to shops on way home
Booked for Fantasea show – Friday evening
Hired 2 scooters – Phil and I; Sean and Pera
Back to Katathani
Pre-dinner drinks
Off on scooters to Kata for supper
Supper
Shopping
Pub …. Games … Etc
Back to Katathani
Swim
Wimbledon on TV
Sleep!!!!