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Run for Fun, Help the Turtles

Phuket turtle run

In Aesop's fable, the tortoise won the race against the hare in his slow and steady style. For the turtles of Thailand, however, their ongoing race for survival will take a lot more than a steely determination to overcome. The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation was set up to help protect

Phuket Bookshops – Finding Cheap Reads Around the Island

phuket used bookshops

Phuket is not exactly a paradise for literature lovers. Phuket has only one public library and bookstores are thin on the ground. The larger bookstores, including B2S and Se-Ed, carry a slim English-language collection of mostly mainstream reads and are found inside brain-deadening shopping malls. Within B2S at Central Festival in

Phuket Raceweek – Battle at Sea for Yachting Glory

phuket raceweek sailing

Sailing in Phuket is a leisurely activity for most, yet for a select group of sailors it's a staging ground for some fierce competition. Every July, sailors from around the world arrive to Phuket to take part in the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, an annual event that's celebrating its