Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

Patong – Daytime

Posted: 14th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Patong during the day has 3 parts. One is the beach. A nice well kept beach really close to hotels and the other amenities. Plenty to do and fun for the family. The Second are the street shops that are available. Anything you can think of is sold here like designer cloths to weapons. All […]

Shooting Range

Posted: 6th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

The Phuket Shooting Range is only a short distance from the Tiger Muay Thai Camp. If you head south on the main road and turn right at the roundabout the range is only about 200m up the road. The range is very well managed with you getting assigned to a instructor as soon as you […]

Karon Beach

Posted: 2nd October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Karon Beach is just north of Kata beach and south of Patong. Its a good long beach which is well kept with plenty to keep you occupied. There are several surf shops for rental and usually a water scooter rental right on the beach. Renting a sunbed is 100baht as usual on any beach in […]

The Big Buddha

Posted: 2nd October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

The Big Buddha is this huge statue that sits on top of one of the mountain tops in Phuket which can be seen from the Tiger training area. The distance to the reach the Big Buddha from Tiger is about 12km. The last 6 km is all up hill with some sharp inclines so its […]

Ya-uni Beach

Posted: 17th September 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

This is a secluded little beach between Rawi and Nai Harn Beach. I only found it while trecking between the two locations. To get to it you follow the coast by road where you will find a restaurant on the shore line. It is secluded so keep an eye out for it. I would recommend […]