Phuket - share your photos of Jewel of the Andaman

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    Phuket, which is approximately the size of Singapore, is Thailand’s largest island. The island is connected to mainland Thailand by two bridges. It is situated off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. Phuket formerly derived its wealth from tin and rubber, and enjoyed a rich and colorful history. The island was on one of the major trading routes between India and China, and was frequently mentioned in foreign ship logs of Portuguese, French, Dutch and English traders. The region now derives much of its income from tourism.

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    Phromthep Cape, Rawai Beach
     
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    View from twin palms hotel.

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    Patong Beach Playgrounds + Approaching Storm!
     
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    Residential block - North-side Patong Beach
     
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    I'm off to Phuket in a few weeks, cannot wait!!!
     
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    You gonna have a great time ... which beach/property are you staying at?
     
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    I haven't booked accommodation yet... I'm tempted to stay at a CouchSurfer's place that has a bar, but it may not be the quietest place to get some sleep at night.
     
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    you gonna be roughing it ... you will have some sleep regardless how noisy Phuket gets it will never be as bad as Koh Phangan and its full-moon Party atmosphere. Excellent choice over other island destinations but Phuket is a huge island ... do you need any input here for activities, etc? How long you staying?
     
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    Swimming pool at Twin Palms resort. The main part is 50m. DSCF9605.JPG
     
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    At the end of the main pool it gets smaller and curves around to the rooms.
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    James Bond Island - This is actually located at Phang Nga Bay north of Phuket
     
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    Tai Hua Museum: an example of Sino-Portuguese architecture. By: Frans Harren
     
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    Phuket "Gas Station" [​IMG]
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    Sunset at Twin Palms
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    posting this from Rawai Beach in Phuket right now

    definitely not what I expected, in a positive way... so glad I went here!
     
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    You should go to the ViewPoint Reggae Restaurant & Bar between Rawai & Kata and have dinner or a drink in paradise while watching the sunset.[​IMG]
     
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    Sino-Portuguese Mansion close to Phuket Town
     
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