Phuket Tsunami et al

Madhurima's travel blog

Death of thousands. This is where it all happened. Enormous bout of overwhelm takes the better of me as I stand down the warning poll at Patong beach where Bangla road starts. It is a merry evening, the pubs are pouring heady cocktails, the poll dancers has started with acrobats and nightlife with uncomfortable sultry siren looms large here. You cannot miss the point there are tourists everywhere of all races. Amid all the grandeur I feel panic stricken for the vivid memory of the morning of 2004 flashes in my mind.


Baba usually starts the morning with a cup of tea and newspaper. The headlines that day bore horrid warning. The earthquake of Indian Ocean has wrecked east coast heavily, causing many death tolls. My sister was in Chennai, with her kids, the younger one was few weeks old. It was a haywire of network connectivity. We struggled for…

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IndoChina Travel 2015 – Ho Chi Minh (3days )

The third country and will be the last stop of my Indochina adventure  - Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. You can also read my trip report for Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.  If you are in Phnom Penh, you can either go up to Siem Reap for temple run or head to… Continue reading IndoChina Travel 2015 – Ho Chi Minh (3days )


IndoChina Travel 2015 – Siem Reap Temple Run (Php4500.00 for 3D2N)

My 9 days Thailand solo travel ended, but my travel continues, this time Siem Reap, Cambodia for another Temple Run. I booked a flight from Phuket to Siem Reap for Php 1600.00 Upon arrival in the airport, taxis and tuktuk are available just outside the terminal for your transfer to the town center. Taxi desk… Continue reading IndoChina Travel 2015 – Siem Reap Temple Run (Php4500.00 for 3D2N)