Phuket 346 February 19th 2009 Wanting to experience more than just the azure rimmed beaches of Phuket, we decided to move into the town of Phuket. Once a tin mining hotbed, we hoped that Phuket Town would offer us a different look at the Thai way of life.
Our ride into Phuket Town included a brief history of the area as recounted by Pineapple Guest House owner Steve along with a stop at his daughter's school.
We were treat ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Phuket A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more