Downtown, Phuket

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    Drinking in Phuket town

    by cooL_guY_corY Written Mar 30, 2005

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    I got really drunk with my thai friends before and went to clubs / bars in Phuket town, its a nice change cause these are Thais who wont be all over you, nice for the enjoy you can bring your own bottle into a lot of these places, and then just buy ice /mix from them.

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    Show Of The Katoeys

    by RoyJava Updated Jan 11, 2005

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    Thailand is famous for its beautiful ladies with their golden smiles. Thailand is well-known too for its "Katoeys". Anyone who has spent more than a short time in Thailand, is likely to have come across Katoey, the catch-all term for Thailand's large number of transvestites and transsexuals, popularly referred to here in Japan as Mr Ladies of Lady-boys.

    Don't let this seemingly lenient attitude fool you, though. Even in a country associated, as pundits say, with loose sexual morals, tolerance does not necessarily mean acceptance, nor an absence of negative social scrutiny. Take a look-see and experience the utmost and extravaganza entertainment center of the South: the Katoey-Cabaret.

    These guys showed their superb sparkling to make a collection for the relatives of the X-mas tsunami ... and asked for attention with their famous golden smile ...

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    Observe and relax

    by Glorija Written Jan 8, 2005

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    Me and a local man checking out Phuket town sceen

    It is nice just to sit back (specially if you find a seat in the town center on the street) and watch how the town is living and how people are rushing from one side to another asking questions in their mind .. what are we doing sitting on the street?

    Well the thing is it started to rain and we were looking were to find a good corner to wait that the rain stop and there he was this friendly local man sitting on a chair with two free chairs beside him and so we decided to chat a little bit and wait so that a storm stopped.

    Quite nice way to meet people and must admit I have a great 10 minutes in this place!

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    Diving with Sea Bees

    by scubaphoto Written Nov 24, 2004

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    Dive Site

    Their multilingual dive team has highly qualified CMAS and PADI professionals. All are fully trained in First Aid / EFR management. Small classes and dive groups ensure that safety is top priority with them.

    We were highly impress with Sea Bees. Two of us being Rescue and Adavnced PADI divers and the third one of the group undertaking a PADI Open Water course for the first time. He was very new to diving but seriously enjoyed the course and undertook extra dives after it.

    They have also recieved three Golden Dolphin awards for Best Dive Centre in South-East-Asia & Pacific

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    Thai Kick Boxing

    by scubaphoto Updated Nov 24, 2004

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    Thai Kick Boxing

    Check out some real Thai Boxing with up to 13 fights per night. This is the real thing not catering to the needs of tourists. Expect to be heavily outnumbered by locals with vested interests in the fights. Watch money change hand and guy from 8 years upwards go head to head in a trilling contest of skill and tactics. Try and get a ringside seat, we sat alongside the adjudicators and were right at the heart of the action. Well worth it I think about $4.

    A shop inside the arena sell as the drinks and snacks one would need to sustain the body through a night of fights.

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    Simon Cabaret

    by nellie09 Written Dec 30, 2003

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    jus go there for an experience... whereby 'ah qua' dances n sings (its actually CD playing, they jus match e lyrics), n u can take pictures with them after e whole show is over.. its cost 1000baht, if there no increase over e years lah....

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    Phukets night scenary

    by Luchonda Updated Dec 8, 2003

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    Simons place

    Simons Cabaret - an international Travesty show - high level - see my travelogues !
    The show is running fast - the entrance fee rather high - the lady-boys unique - almost to perfection !!
    The aprés small talk with the performers revealing ! But it is great !!
    Reservation is necessary !

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    Phuket town

    by georeiser Updated Aug 31, 2010

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    Phuket town is a noisy town, and the temperature is very hot in the city. It is not much to do for tourists here, except for having appointments with a dentist or something like that.

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    Exploring Phuket town

    by trisanna Written Apr 27, 2005

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    Phuket town

    Phuket town is very interesting from an architectural standpoint. There are some great old colonial buildings-plus some shop houses. There is also a large Chinese feel to the place.

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