Archive | March, 2012

Earth Fair Food Market in Tokai

17 Mar

I’ve paid two unexpected visits to the Earth Fair Food Market in Tokai recently, and definitely plan to make a few more scheduled trips there in the future. The first visit was a quick stop on a Wednesday evening after work, just to check it out since it’s so close by.The place was absolutely buzzing […]

Thailand Part 4 – Diving the Similan Islands

10 Mar

Turtle

Having learnt to scuba dive just over a year ago in preparation for our honeymoon to Mozambique, and braving enough cold water dives in Cape Town to get through the Open Water and Advanced PADI courses, I have decided that tropical water is what diving must have been invented for in the first place. After […]

Thailand Part 3 – Phuket in a day

7 Mar

Patong Beach

After the relative tranquillity our Phi Phi jaunt, H and I were quite looking forward to finding out if Phuket is really as good /really as bad as people say it is.  Perhaps my first misconception was that Phuket is a small place, it’s not, it’s a whole big island, and Phuket Town itself is […]

Thailand Part 2 – Phi Phi Paradise

3 Mar

Maya Beach 2

After our busy Bangkok trip it only took one hair-raising 4am taxi ride, a domestic flight, a bus shuttle, a dodgy bakkie ride, a 2 hour ferry trip and a short longtail boat taxi, and we arrived in Paradise, I mean Long Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don.  Long Beach is around the corner from […]