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Out of order

Out of order

On Coral Island’s main beach the’re various places which have seen their best days: An ex-restaurant-bar A small Bhuddist shrine out of use An ex-restaurant? Beach chairs left behind

Extremely versatile cell phone

This video from last year by the Dutch Groenbrothers makes me laugh each time.The Sumsing Turbo 3000 Xi Multitask:

Swing FAIL

Swing FAIL

Seen on Coral Island, Phuket.The tree came down or the sand came up? The latter is true.

New Thai anti-smoking photo

New Thai anti-smoking photo

Thailand similarily to eg. Brasil and Egypt show nasty pictures on cigarettes in an attempt to discourage smokingSo today I just felt like doing a little photoshopping.The warning text says something like; “Smoking gives you a very bad breath” and in fact the dead fish which washed ashore in front of the bungalow today did [...]

Today’s forecast: Strong wind and showers

Today’s forecast: Strong wind and showers

Today on Coral Island, Phuket 6:45am: A dog is barking to the high waves. 9:45am: Strong wind and showers. 10:15am: A big branch of a tree in front of the bungalow broke and fell on the beach.It is quickly cut it into peaces and removed.

Life on Coral Island

Life on Coral Island

Besides one resort with a staff of about 50 people, permanently living here, the secluded Coral Island is inhabited by: Hornbills, monkeys and bats Varans (giant lizards) and snakes A few cats and dogs owned by the staff Three goats brought here by the owner And tigers?No, this is a stone toy I found near the [...]

No toilet paper

No toilet paper

Seen in Phuket, a bit confusing.Or am I supposed to bring the paper over here?

Phuket Tsunami Roll

Phuket Tsunami Roll

Seen in Phuket at Easy Wok, a Japanese/Chinese restaurant chain.The name seems not very appropriate considering the 8000+ victimsand the survivors of the tsunami which rolled over the shores of the peninsula in 2004.

Wrong viewpoint

Wrong viewpoint

This was what I saw from where I was sitting, but in fact the sign at the shop reads Canali.In the shop you can order tailor made imitations of many famous fashion brands.

Cutely dressed bunnies

Cutely dressed bunnies

Seen at a market in Phuket.What a good idea to dress up baby bunnies when it’s 30°C/86°F and 80% humidity.. “I told you I don’t want no dress man!”