Big Buddha and Sunday Night MarketAugust 19, 2018 in Thailand ⋅ 🌧 25 °C
Woke up and it was raining so we slept in and left our condominium at 11am and went to Gallery Cafe by Pinky, famous for their breakfast and brunch. Ordered smoothies and a whole lot of other stuff. Rather pricy but food was good.
Still raining at 1pm and so visiting beaches is out of the question. So Big Buddha it was. This is a huge Buddha statue on top of a steep hill and the view of Phuket is magnificent from here. The temple was under renovation when we went so there was alot of rubble lying around. However, we did discover the most awesome coconut ice cream ever. It was at a stall near the entrance. It tasted literally like the coconut meat turned into ice with no preservatives added.
By the time we left it was around 5pm, so we headed off to one of the famous night markets, the Sunday Lardyai a.k.a. night market. We bought some soap carvings shaped like flowers and a whole lot of food. Then we headed back to devour it all.Read more