Phuket! Lets go! January 12th 2011 I flew into Phuket on the 9th Jan. Its not somewhere I really had on my radar until about a week ago. I'm not sure what to make of it, even after nearly a week there. I wouldn't pick to go on holiday here unless I was single, though parts of it are very beautiful. I guess the closest I can come to describing it is Tenerife meets Pattaya as the beauty is changed by aspects of the latter.
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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