Back to blogging about some good hill walks in southern Phuket.

Haven’t written for quite some time. (I see it’s been over 2 years! Ouch!) That doesn’t mean I haven’t been walking. I did go on a 1263km hike this past summer with my friend Ray “Wall” Greenlaw in the Balkan peninsula:  Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania I will write that up soon. But thisContinue reading “Back to blogging about some good hill walks in southern Phuket.”

Highest Point in Phuket

Being a Geography buff, and living in Phuket, I see as much of this beautiful island as I can. Did a little research and saw that Mai Thao Sip Song Mountain was the highest point on the island.  It is the one just east of Patong and west of Wat Chalong with the big golf ballContinue reading “Highest Point in Phuket”

Guidebook for Phuket High Trail Section A

  After 14 days or so of exploring and picking routes and then getting my new GPS (Garmin 60 CSX) and going out and hiking the first 15 kms., it is time to write some form of guidebook entry while it is fresh in my mind. We went out 2 days ago (Sunday Sept 21st)Continue reading “Guidebook for Phuket High Trail Section A”

Trailblazing in Phuket

I am hoping to walk the high peaks and create a hiking route from the southern end of PHuket at Laem Prom Thep to the bridge which forms the northern point at Sarasin bridge.   The crow flies this route in only 30 miles, but i expect my trail, when finished will be about 100 miles.  Continue reading “Trailblazing in Phuket”

My Experience with Krabi Hospital

  This whole horror started for me when i was having a nice holiday with my family over at Railay Beach near Krabi and our good friend Jah, came to our room holding her stomach and crying saying she needed to go to the hospital. Now Railay is like an island in that you needContinue reading “My Experience with Krabi Hospital”