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Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

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Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

Hi Guys just thought i would give all those out there who are going thru withdrawal symptoms something to wet your whistle.

DAY 1 WOW travelling is so tiring. The only thing that keeps you going is the end destination LOL. Thai Airlines was late leaving Perth 10-10am instead of 9-10am. Flight was good, great with inflight movies and food and drinks. Arrived Bangkok with man saying go right go right and everyone looking at signs and getting very confused. We all had a bit of a giggle, straight onto flight for Phuket via bus WOW Bangkok Airport is huge. Quick flight to Phuket and finally we are here. Booked Panya for airport transfer and were met by his wife and brother in a wall of heat. YES just as we remembered. About a 45 minute ride to Patong Merlin where we were welcomed with a cold towel and cocktail and taken to our room. All up it took us 9.5 hours from Perth to Hotel. Great room ground floor Block 5 overlooking main pool. Headed off to 7 Eleven to stock up on drinks and nibbles the start of our fabulous 2 weeks in Patong WE ARE HOME !!!!

DAY 2 Had a good sleep woke up to rain SO WHAT nothing was going to stop us from heading out after breakfast down Rat-U-Thit Rd to Junceylon for 11-00am and we were drowned rats by the time we got there WHO CARES such a beautiful place to get wet in (Patong). Did all the things we wanted to do such as new batteries and watch bands for about 10 watches LOL should have seen the watch repairers face when he saw them all. (First Sale, First Sale) Headed back to the hotel by this stage weather had cleared up and had our first swim and cocktail and singha by the pool and relaxed. Showered and dressed and headed of down Beach Rd to S & G for diner. 5 dishes small singha and large singha for only 720 baht YUM then a casual walk back to the hotel window shopping and a well earned Baileys and Scotch and Coke on the balcony to finish off the day.

DAY 3 Spent the day by the pool except for a couple of hours for me having my massage, nails and feet done How relaxing mmm!!! Showered and dressed for our walk down the road to decided where to have diner but a stop first to PC Jewllery seperate JBR to follow such a selection on food. Chose Patong Seafood nice location good food overlooking beach and the sunset was amazing after diner headed down Bangla Rod although a bit to early for the excitement but enjoyed all the same and headed back down Rat-U-Thit to the hotel and our end of the day drinks on the balcony listening to Abba and Elvis from the lobby Great mix LOL.

DAY 4 Decided to spend the day in the pool access rooms pool TOTAL relaxation just drinks and swimming. Such a hard life (NOT) Lol its so exhausting being on holiday :) Now where to go for diner I know! Sizzlers. Only been open for 2 months apparently free salad bar with a meal and all you can drink Pepsi. Had a Steak and hubby had fish and chips all cooked to perfection as well as air conditioned comfort YES Really enjoyable meal and another walk along beach road DVD's, Suit, Tuk Tuk, Taxi Thai Boxing Tommorrow night tommorrow night.

DAY 5 Another pool day today, due to the fact we have a BIG DAY OUT tomorrow with Panya. This time middle pool definitely sharing ourselves around. Realy hot day today which makes the pool even more tempting althoug went for a huge walk along the beach right up past Gracelands and then back dow Beach Rd stopping in a Jindas for a little shopping Boy the pool looks fantastic sure we heated the pool up about 10degrees when we jumped in (Sizzle, Sizzle). Back to S & G for diner So Cheap but food delicious and more DVD's, Tuk Tuk G"day mate Suit WE LOVE PATONG. Reasonably early night to prepare for tomorrow

To Be Continued...........

Mindarie, Australia
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71. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

unfortunately wine is very expensive in phuket beer, cocktails an soft drinks are very cheap as far as food goes as shawn said depends on where you eat on an average if you are eating at the small restaurants like S&G you can get 5 dishes of thai food plus large beers for about $22 AUD for two people $12AUD each places like Sizzlers one dish all you can eat salad bar and all you can drink coke $30 AUD$15 AUD each or if you are into a big meal of seafood from one of the restaurants on the beach road you pay by weight so can cost you $60 each but on the whole you can eat very cheaply up there have heaps of fun and try EVERYTHING

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72. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

Thanks for your JBR, can't wait to get back there in November.

Perth, Australia
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73. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

sounds good as usual.

grandson loves sizzlers,

he just got his brand new passport & very proud of it.

cheers shawn

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74. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

Can't wait to read more !

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75. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

Enjoyed the whole JBR! Thanks

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76. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

Is S&G near Jindas or NikisHandlebar buy any chance

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77. Re: Who's Interested In Reading a JBR (Just Back Report)

no, s&g is on the left side of soi post office,thats up near royal palm hotel & burger king on thaweewong rd.,(beach rd) its towards the south end of patong.

nickys is up the far end of ratuthit rd., is north end of patong

& jinda's is still on beach rd., keep the ocean on your left

& its on right side after you pass bangla rd.,

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