Posts Tagged "Thailand"

Phuket, Thailand

Our journey continued to Phuket, Thailand on March 17, 2016. We started our day by going to Promthep Cape and climbing up Sunset View Point, to view the coastline and outlying islands with their distant shrines. On the point there was an outdoor Elephant Shrine, with hundreds of carved elephants some being adorned with flowered leis by worshipers. We then traveled along the coast past small fishing villages with their colorful fishing boats moored to the shore. We continued to the island’s most famous temple—Wat Chalong—dedicated to two revered monks. Our final stop was the Phuket Cultural...

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Phuket, Thailand

On March 11,2014, we anchored off the island of Phuket in Thailand.  Our adventure took us off Phuket to mainland Thailand and the picturesque Phang Nga Bay, where the James Bond film “Man with the Golden Gun” was filmed on one of it’s islands, now called James Bond Island. We also took in a water village, Koh Panyi, where local fishermen lived in houses built on stilts. On our way back, we stopped at the Wat Tham Suwan Kuha a Buddhist cave temple. The thumbnail pictures below represent this stop on our trip. Click on any of them to see actual picture.   Patong Bay...

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