Phuket Local Customs

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    by dragontml Written Dec 8, 2003

    Thailand is located at the meeting point of the two great cultural systems of Asia Chinese and Indian. In everyday life, Chinese culture has mixed very well with the Thai, whereas in Thai court culture, which has been based mainly on Buddhism and Brahmanism, India has exerted a strong influence. Thai culture can be divided into 3 aspects: linguistic culture, court culture and traditional culture.

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    Complimentary travel packs

    by kenningst Written May 2, 2007

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    Remember to grab one of the yellow packs when you arrive in Phuket town. Very helpful for first timers to Phuket as it contains maps, vouchers and discount coupons. The best part is that ITS FREE!!!

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    Bar game

    by susu77 Updated Oct 23, 2006

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    You can see this game played everywhere in bars. The goal is to have your nail first inside the tree stump. Everybody gets one hit on your own turn. And the hammer needs to be upside down.

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    • Arts and Culture
    • Budget Travel
    • Beer Tasting

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    by hennanights Updated Oct 9, 2005

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    This picture was taking at the top of the main temple at Wat Chalong. Phuket has a multicultural society and this section of the grounds was styled in the form of a traditional Chinese garden.

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    A Thai Sunset

    by zrim Written Nov 13, 2003

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    The sun sets over the Indian Ocean. The end of the day's adventures. But given that this is Thailand, a full night of tropical breezes, cool drinks and hot, spicy food awaits.

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    • Beaches

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    Phuket Town Market

    by Willettsworld Written Jan 13, 2010

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    This colourful fruit and vegetable market can be found opposite where the songthaew's leave for the beaches on Th Ranong.

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    by keeweechic Updated Jun 26, 2003

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    In Thailand 220 Volts, 50 Hz is standard. The plugs is a 2 pin round fitting although the newer buildings/hotels have an earth plug and maybe 3 pin sockets.

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    Fast Food- Thai Style

    by trevndebs Written Aug 19, 2006
    Fast food

    Just sit in your favorite watering hole and in a shorrt while, you will hear a horn being blown and the local food seller will push his cart along and prepare his snacks for the shop and bar workers.

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    Street Food

    by trevndebs Written Feb 18, 2007

    You pay about 20 Baht for a skewer of food, cooked over a charcoal brazier. (Much appreciated by the cats at our hotel )lol.

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    by dave&jen Written Mar 11, 2005
    Kata View Point, Phuket Thailand

    Elephants are well-revered here in Thailand... Elephant shrines are very common....
    Here seen in Kata View Point...

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    • National/State Park
    • Religious Travel
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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    motorcycle rules!

    by aalayaa Written Jan 27, 2006

    like in bali, i believe people in phuket think nothing is imposible with your motorcycle.
    just a few addition, voila! it can be functioned like a truck :)

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