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Phuket Winter Tour 2005/2006

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2006.02.28 Tue (59)
Some facts:
- in total 87 days in Thailand
- using 2600 THB a day, not incl hotel and travel
- travel: CPH-VIE-BKK-VIE-CPH - 5800 DKK (Austrian)
- travel: BKK-HKT - 3000 THB (Thai Airways)
- travel: HKT-BKK - 1015 THB (Air Asia)
- travel: HKT-BKK-CNX-HKT - 10000 THB (Thai Airways)
- travel: taxi Pattaya to Bangkok - 1500 THB
- total cost: 319000 THB 50500 DKK
2006.02.27 Mon (58)
Arrival in Vienna at 05.00.
Departure to Copenhagen at 11.20.
Arrival to my apartment in Copenhagen 14.00.
2006.02.26 Sun (57)
Pattaya.
Taxi from Pattaya to Bangkok airport, 1500 baht.
Departure from Bangkok 23.30 to Copenhagen over Vienna with Austrian Airways.
2006.02.25 Sat (56) +
Pattaya.
Helping Karamba making new pricelist in Publisher for Jasmine restaurant, giving me working beers.
Testing wireless connection different places in Jasmine, and reporting results to Karamba.
A little walk around, buying a few things, a 45 baht beer at Hot Girls A Go Go on way back to Jasmine.
In evening eating at Burger King and then visit to TQ and Champion A Go Go until closing time 02.00.
2006.02.24 Fri (55) +
Pattaya.
Relaxing day.
Eating at Burger King.
Get 1 hour foot massage, not walking to good after run.
In evening visit to Tahitian Queen (TQ) and Tahitian Queen 2 (TQ2).
2006.02.23 Thu (54) +
Pattaya.
Breakfast at hotel.
Running with Pattaya Dirt Road Hash House Harriers.
Back at hotel very late.
2006.02.22 Wed (53) +
Pattaya.
Checkout from Expat.
Departure to Pattaya, AirAsia Phuket to Bangkok, taxi Bangkok to Pattaya.
Checkin at Jasmine hotel, room 211.
Walking btw bars in Pattaya until late.
2006.02.21 Tue (52) +T
Backup computer.
Packing.
2006.02.20 Mon (51) +T
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Swimming in Expat pool.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.19 Sun (50) +T
Riding with Phuket Mountain Bike Hash House Harriers.
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Visit Little Expat for a beer on way back to Patong.
Tasting whisky in Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.18 Sat (49)
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1041.
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Drinking beers outside Expat with hash friends.
2006.02.17 Fri (48) +T
At Internet cafe to check emails.
Relaxing day at Patong Beach.
Swimming in Expat pool on way back to room.
In evening eating seafood at Nr4.
Drinking at Shipwreck, Angels and Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.16 Thu (47) +T
Relaxing day at Patong Beach.
Pickup repaired HHH chain.
In evening eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.15 Wed (46) +T
Bus to Phuket Town to shop a little and see a movie (Munich) in cinema.
Pickup new business cards.
Drinking a few beers at Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.14 Tue (45) +T
Swimming in Expat pool.
Order new business cards with new photo, 200 for 1100 baht.
Eating in restaurant at beach road, Valentines Day.
2006.02.13 Mon (44) +T
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
In evening all bars closed, so hashers meet in Expat restaurant.
Later a walk down Bangla, meeting Tuk.
2006.02.12 Sun (43) +
Running with Phuket Pooying Hash House Harriers.
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Drinking beers and eating outside Expat.
Late visit to Soi Seadragon.
2006.02.11 Sat (42)
Hangover from Friday night.
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1040.
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Relaxing at room.
2006.02.10 Fri (41) ++
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Love Bar and Mai Thai Bar.
2006.02.09 Thu (40)
Relaxing, get hair cut, reading emails at Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.02.08 Wed (39) +
Feeling a little better.
Birthday party at Angels in evening.
2006.02.07 Tue (38)
Chiang Mai.
Flight back to Phuket 11.15.
Prepaying room at Expat.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Still feeling very cold after Chiang Mai tour, too cold there for me, so it will be a relaxing evening and night in room without fan.
2006.02.06 Mon (37) +
Chiang Mai.
Booking 10 rooms at Top North Guest House, pay 2000 baht deposit.
Get Tibet cd from massage girl.
Walking around Chiang Mai, buying another Tibet cd.
Eating at HHH pub, later visiting diffent bars in Soi 2.
2006.02.05 Sun (36) +
Chiang Mai.
Checking out Baan Kaew Guest House for STTI.
Walking to Pantip Plaza.
Shopping at Night Bazar.
Eating at HHH pub, later visiting bar area outside wall.
2006.02.04 Sat (35)
Chiang Mai.
Feeling cold due to using fan in room all night.
Have 1 hour Traditional Massage at Sifaa Massage for only 120 baht, while she play Tibetian music, very relaxing.
Running with Chiang Mai Saturday Hash House Harriers.
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OnOn at restaurant and later more beer drinking at HHH pub.
2006.02.03 Fri (34) +
Chiang Mai.
Flight Phuket to Bangkok 11.20, delayed 30 min, we land 13.00.
Flight Bangkok to Chiang Mai 13.15, due to delay we get minibus directly to flight.
Arrival and first beer at HHH pub.
Checking for room at PS Guest House, but it is full.
Checkin at Thailand Guest House, a room for 200 baht pr day.
Later drinking beers at HHH pub, and a bar next to my room in Soi 2.
2006.02.02 Thu (33)
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Preparing for Chiang Mai visit.
2006.02.01 Wed (32) +
Running with Phuket Tinmen Hash House Harriers.
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Late visit at Love Bar and Angels.
2006.01.31 Tue (31) +
Renting motorbike and driving to Chalong with Seawhong.
At Siam Commercial Bank in Chalong to fix scbeasy.
BBQ at Big A Resort.
2006.01.30 Mon (30) +
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Love Bar, Angels and Mai Thai Bar.
2006.01.29 Sun (29)
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Eating early at Faulty Towers Inn.
Relaxing at room.
2006.01.28 Sat (28) +
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1038.
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Drinking beers with a hasher from Texas outside Faulty Towers Inn, later showing him Angels.
2006.01.27 Fri (27) +
Visarun by car with Lesser Dipshit to Malaysia, 12 hour, start 08.20 and back 20.30, 1100 baht.
Visit Angels for 1 month birthday party.
Later visit Club Pirate with all crew from Angels.
2006.01.26 Thu (26)
Relaxing day.
Helping Kevin in afternoon to resize photos.
2006.01.25 Wed (25) +
At Internet cafe to check emails and upload updates.
Have 1 hour Oil Massage.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Mai Thai Bar, Angels and Tai Pan.
2006.01.24 Tue (24)
Sleeping until late, hangover, got too many beers Monday.
Buying new supples of drinking water, small bottle of water cost 25 baht at room, big bottle of water cost only 12 baht if I buy in Ocean.
I see imported EKSTRABLADET from Monday to 180 baht, first time in 2 months I read a danish newspaper.
Rest of day relaxing alone in room.
2006.01.23 Mon (23) +
Eating danish food at Big A Resort with Thomas and danish first-time-phuket tourists.
Walk to Chalong Pier with danish first-time-phuket tourists drinking beers at different bars.
Motorbike taxi back to Patong, 200 baht.
Late visit to Angels and Mai Thai Bar.
2006.01.22 Sun (22) +
Sailing on Big A.
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* 06.30 Wake up.
* 07.00 Breakfast by Horst.
* 08.00 On way back to Phuket Yachthaven Marina.
* 11.00 Back at Expat in Patong.
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Late visit to Mai Thai Bar.
2006.01.21 Sat (21)
Sailing on Big A.
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* 06.30 Wake up, sleeping on deck, get good photos of sunset.
* 07.00 Breakfast by Horst.
* 08.00 On way back to Phuket.
* 12.30 Lunch on boat.
* 18.30 Eating on boat.
2006.01.20 Fri (20)
Sailing on Big A.
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* 06.30 Wake up.
* 07.00 Breakfast by Horst.
* 08.00 On way to Phang Nga.
* 12.30 Lunch on boat.
* 18.30 Eating on boat.
2006.01.19 Thu (19)
Sailing on Big A.
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* 09.00 Departure from Phuket Nai Harn Beach sailing to Krabi Railey Beach.
* 12.30 Lunch on boat.
* 16.30 Visit on Krabi Railey Beach, eating at beach restaurant.
2006.01.18 Wed (18)
At Siam Commercial Bank in Patong to update bank book and get money.
Buy flight tickets for a weekend tour to Chiang Mai, Fr 3Feb 11.20 (HKT-BKK-C??) to Tu 7Feb 11.15 (CNX-HKT).
Buy 12 cans of Heineken for sailing tour with Big A.
2006.01.17 Tue (17)
Have 2 hour Thai Massage.
Walking at Patong Beach.
Have 1 hour Oil Massage.
At Internet Cafe to check emails and bank.
Checking ATM card, transfer from Denmark ok.
2006.01.16 Mon (16) +
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server, total 25MB, takes more than 3 hours.
Find old thai lady to fix rest of badges on west, cost only 50 baht and she make a very good job.
Late visit to Tai Pan.
2006.01.15 Sun (15)
Running with Phuket Pooying Hash House Harriers.
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2006.01.14 Sat (14)
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1036.
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Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
2006.01.13 Fri (13) +
At Siam Commercial Bank in Chalong to make new bank book.
A walk to Chalong pier.
Visit Thomas at Big A Resort.
In evening visit to Soi Seadragon.
2006.01.12 Thu (12) +
Feeling much better.
At Siam Commercial Bank to get new bank book, but they need police report, and say I have to go to Siam Commercial Bank in Chalong, the place I got the acount.
At Kathu Police to make report on my stolen bank book (got stolen at Interscandic 6 mths ago), so Siam Commercial Bank in Chalong can make new one.
Shopping a little, buying new sandals and shorts.
Finding place to put hash badges on new west, cost 200 baht.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit to Soi Sukhumvit.
2006.01.11 Wed (11)
Introducing http://swampthing.dk/k2phuket/ to Kevin, and switching his domain K2PHUKET.COM to point against http://swampthing.dk/k2phuket/.
Drinking beers outside Faulty Towers Inn with hash friends - Belly Dancer, Gollum, Spotted Dick, Houston Basher.
Eating seafood at Nr1.
Late visit to Angels.
Suddenly getting sick, puking a lot, I think bad seafood was reason.
2006.01.10 Tue (10)
Making CH3 newsletter number 1, SwampNews2006-01, at Internet Cafe to upload it.
Eating at Rundetaarn, danish restaurant at Bangla.
Visit to Angels, Champagne A Go Go and back to Angels with all crew from Champagne A Go Go.
2006.01.09 Mon (9)
Working at little with CH3 newsletter.
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Making CD with photos to Gollum.
2006.01.08 Sun (8)
Relaxing.
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Birthday party at Expat bar, Spanner+Non Entity.
2006.01.07 Sat (7) +
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1035.
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Drinking beers at Expat bar, Summertime and Tai Pan.
2006.01.06 Fri (6)
Feeling better, big breakfast at Expat restaurant.
Relaxing on beach until sundown.
2006.01.05 Thu (5)
Feeling much better, but now a little running nose.
Reading email at Faulty Towers Inn while drinking tea.
In bed early to cure running nose.
2006.01.04 Wed (4) +
Getting better and better, relaxting day.
Check out big room for Keld in BB Cottage, but not possible due to guests in room.
Visit girls at Champagne A Go Go.
Walking around in Patong, having 1 hour Oil Massage.
Buy 300 baht phone time.
Faulty Towers Inn now have ADSL.
Late visit to Angels.
2006.01.03 Tue (3)
At 13.00 meeting Noi, girl friend of Keld, so we can check out apartment for Keld, he arrives end of February.
It look like I now have infection in one eye, I visit a local clinic in Patong to get som eye drops, at same time I get an injection of medicine that will help me get off with the virus faster.
2006.01.02 Mon (2)
Checkup at Phuket International Hospital at 13.00 hour, everything look better.
I get some salt water to use for my mouth, it seams to work better than first medicine.
2006.01.01 Sun (1)
Still feeling to sick to run so I drop Tinmen One Ton Relay.
Medicine begins to help, but it takes time, I don't have so much energy.
Possible reasons why I'm sick after what I hear from locals:
  • Brussing my teeth with local tap water, rumors say that Patong now only get water from hotel owned wells, and this water way now be infected by the Tsunami. I now use drinking water.
  • Drinking of a glass that was not clean.
I hear about several other hashers that have had the same symptoms as I have.
2005.12.31 Sat (365)
Feeling at little better, medicine takes temperature.
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1034, just sitting on map at laager as I feel to sick to walk/run.
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Free NewYear buffet at Expat bar at 20.00 hour.
Staying at Expat bar until after midnight, it's too dangerous to go Bangla with all these fireworks (most of them illegal in European countries).
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One hour after midnight a visit to Mai Thai Bar and Angels.
I only drink water to make the medicine I get from hospital work better.
2005.12.30 Fri (364)
Departure 08.00 from The Yorkshire Inn (Soi Sansabye) for visarun to Ranong, and boat to Myanmar, 1300 baht.
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Still not feeling to good so in evening at Phuket International Hospital to see a doctor:
- First blood pressure test and temperature test
- I meet doctor and explain what's wrong
- Now XRAY and blood test
- Doctor now tell me I have high fever and some infection in one lounge
- I get a lot of different medicine, antibiotics and something for infections in mouth
- Doctor want me to come back to see a specialist in lounge infections, so I get appointment coming Monday
- Total cost: 2265 baht + 2xTukTuk a 300 baht
2005.12.29 Thu (363)
I'm not feeling to good in morning, I have a blackout in Expat restaurant, friends tell me to drink more water, I go shopping and buy some electrolyte powder.
Running with Phuket Marauders Hash House Harriers, I take it easy and only do second leg.
2005.12.28 Wed (362)
Relaxing, have some kind of infection in tunge, maybe I have bitten myself.
2005.12.27 Tue (361) +
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Opening of Angels bar.
Visit Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.26 Mon (360)
Sleeping until very late in afternoon.
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server, but no connection to server.
2005.12.25 Sun (359) +
Phuket Hash House Harriers on beach.
Riding with Phuket Mountain Bike Hash House Harriers.
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Drinking beers at Expat bar.
In Soi Seadragon with Dancing Queen and Bobby Socks.
2005.12.24 Sat (358)
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1033.
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Xmas party at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit to Champagne A Go Go and Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.23 Fri (357)
Relaxing day.
Drinking beers at Faulty Towers Inn until 5 in morning.
2005.12.22 Thu (356) +
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
In Tai Pan with Dancing Queen and Houston Basher.
2005.12.21 Wed (355)
Running with Phuket Tinmen Hash House Harriers.
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OnOn at Singhas place in Kamala.
Beer drinking in Expat bar, Soi Sukhumvit, Champagne A Go Go, Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.20 Tue (354)
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server, 25MB, takes 2 hours, new method with 512KB files works good.
Swimming in Expat pool.
Have 2 hour Oil Massage.
Seafood at Faulty Towers Inn.
2005.12.19 Mon (353)
Beautifull day with sunshine.
Swimming in Expat pool in afternoon with Seawhong.
Down beach to take photos of sundown.
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server, but have problems with file sizes of 2MB due to slow speed on ADSL, back in room to find a better way, have 25MB upload in total waiting.
Eating very late evening in Expat restaurant.
Over to Faulty Towers Inn for a few beers.
2005.12.18 Sun (352) +
Running with Phuket Pooying Hash House Harriers.
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Late visit at Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.17 Sat (351) +
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1032.
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Pub crawling in Bangla with hash frends - Rock Hard A Go Go, Mai Thai Bar, Tiger, Champagne A Go Go, Tai Pan.
2005.12.16 Fri (350) +
Feeling better.
After good breakfast (after 1200 hour) a walk in Patong.
2 hour good thai massage makes me feel good.
Find a place to buy some medicine for stomach.
Meeting hashers at Faulty Towers Inn around 1700 hours for a couple of beers.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit to Soi Sukhumvit and Champagne A Go Go.
2005.12.15 Thu (349)
Feeling a little better.
Raining outside, have now been here 2 weeks and not one single day in sun at the pool, very strange bad weather this year in December.
Starting day with Chiness Rolls and a cup of tea.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn early evening.
In evening stomach still not good, so easy evening alone in room.
2005.12.14 Wed (348)
A little cold and bad stomach, staying at room all day trying to recover.
2005.12.13 Tue (347) +
Quiz night at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.12 Mon (346) +
Hangover day, sleeping until afternoon.
Calling a friend to give me company.
2005.12.11 Sun (345)
Relaxing day.
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Meeting hashers at Expat bar for a beer at sundown, later more beers at Faulty Towers Inn until very late in morning.
2005.12.10 Sat (344) +
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1031.
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Birthday party at Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.09 Fri (343) +
Breakfast at Expat.
Walking around Patong, having 2 hour Oil Massage, buying a few DVD movies.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Mai Thai Bar.
2005.12.08 Thu (342)
Relaxing day at room.
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
2005.12.07 Wed (341) +
Running with Phuket Tinmen Hash House Harriers.
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OnOn at Angus O'tool's, Karon Beach.
Drinking beers at Faulty Towers Inn until very late.
Late visit to Mamma Mia.
2005.12.06 Tue (340) +
At Internet cafe to check email.
Buying new running shoes and small bag for camera.
Get 100 reprint of business cards in Ocean Plaza for 600 baht.
Quiz night at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Mai Thai Bar with hash friends.
2005.12.05 Mon (339) +
At Internet cafe to upload updates to server.
Get 2 hour very good Thai Massage.
King birthday, in evening all bars closed, not even possible to get beers in restaurants.
2005.12.04 Sun (338)
Tuk Tuk from Patong to Big A Resort, 400 baht.
Visit Thomas, Nu and Anton at Big A Resort.
Eating in Phuket Town.
Motorbike taxi from Phuket Town to Patong, 200 baht.
2005.12.03 Sat (337)
Running with Phuket Hash House Harriers #1030.
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Drinking beers with hashers at Expat bar, later a walk in Bangla drinking with hashers until very late.
2005.12.02 Fri (336) +
Eating at Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at G-Spot A Go Go.
2005.12.01 Thu (335) +
Copenhagen->Vienna->Bangkok with Austrian Airways, Bangkok->Phuket with Thai Airways.
Arrival to Patong in evening.
Shopping a little, new SIM card to phone, and first visit to Faulty Towers Inn.
Late visit at Mai Thai Bar.