September - Ch Ch Ch Changes
The lovely weekend weather continued into Monday - yesterday was mostly sunny, but dark clouds arrived in the evening. I had hoped to stop at Karon Temple for some photos, as I noticed that the temple looks great just before sunset, but by 6pm there was no more sun. Later the rain did fall a little.
This morning I awoke ready for a brisk walk around the village and my daughter was ready to join me which was nice - we normally have to drag her out of bed in the mornings! Unfortunately it was pi**ing down at 7am, so no walking. I am sure my garden appreciates the rain, though I am trying to grow roses and orchids, not a rainforest..
However, by 8am the sun was shining again and indeed, with the air cleared by the early morning rain, promised to be a lovely day. I drove to Karon via Patong under blue skies, stopping off for a couple of photos... The Go Kart track is just outside Patong, and is a popular attraction for groups and families - you can even arrange your own "grand prix" - have a look at the Phuket Go Kart web site.
Just as you enter Patong, at the bottom of the hill, you find Patong Temple - a little bit of "old Patong" - a far cry from the hotels and bars in the tourist zones. The area of Patong around the temple is quiet and "local" with a little streetside market in the mornings and small local shops (now competing with the 7-11). You can read more about the temple here: Patong Temple.
So, today started wet, got sunny and then.. yes, it's raining again now!..no, wait..it's stopped... get the picture? Phuket wether is hard to fathom sometimes!
It was 6 years ago that the September 11th attacks took place. I saw it all happening on TV. Watching the World Trade Center collapse has to be the most shocking thing I have ever seen. I was hoping that I was actually watching a movie - this could not happen in real life, could it?
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