an evening in PATONG

by - 7/11/2013

It was a bright afternoon in Patong, Phuket. We had returned from the city tour in the day and after rejuvenating ourselves in our hotel rooftop jacuzzi, it was time we fed ourselves. In the midst of all the excitement : city tour, shopping, swimming, we had forgotten to have lunch!! And we were really hungry!! Not wanting to eat in the hotel restaurant (I am always game for crazy experimentation) , we set out to hunt veggie food in the city...for my hubby of course :) which was almost impossible in a place like phuket!!

Patong is a very vibrant and colourful city. Bustling with foreigners, you will never feel new there!! Here is a pictorial description of the sequence of events that took place that evening!!

I didnot wear anything deliberately but I seem to merge with the surroundings!!

camouflage effect!! this is a foodcourt but not of our taste!!

terrified by hunger pangs, I decided to have chicken shwarma before I found something else!!

after wandering in the streets for over an hour, hubby finally found veg Indian food!! It was horribly expensive; rice and paneer 1000INR!!

sorry for my crazy face but I am always fascinated by sea food!!

my love for ray continues to grow...

stomachs full, we reach the patong beach after half an hour of walking. The beach was deserted as the sun had gone down. We saw a long pier and decided to strut through it!!

my strutting continues...the pier is my ramp :D

then I climbed to a long tail boat harboured nearby...

enough lone time on the beach...we decide to explore the streets. Let me tell you that as the sun goes down, these parts of the city get deserted as everyone assembles on the bangla street area for the bustling night life.

an interesting thai architecture I found!!

we could hardly realise it was dinner time!! and the miles of walking did good to our appetite!! I settled for my favourite phad thai. 
couldnot believe one more  day of our amazing vacation was over!!

1.Carry ready to eat meals if you are a vegetarian. Indian food is really difficult to find!!
2. Ditch those heels and embrace flats if you want to explore!!
3. The beach area gets pretty deserted at night with only drunkyards hanging out. Its better to be safe than sorry especially when abroad.
I wore:
shorts: forever21
sunnies: aldo
cape: pantaloons
sandals:miss jo
purse: charles and keith

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  1. looks like you had an amamzing time! and the food doesn't look too bad either :) yum

  2. I like your pink tank top!
    Thank you very much for your nice comment on my blog!
    Stella from a A Shiny Place

  3. I'd love to visit Phuket someday! Your photos are so pretty and I love how you happened to match the buildings!

    xo jen
    Pearls & Lace

  4. That food court from the first pictures is really bright and colorful :)
    Did you seriously forgot to have lunch? That never happens to me :p
    Nice pics!

  5. You have a great blog. Should we follow each other? Let me know. Have a nice day. :)

  6. totally agree with u on Indian food part, its trash n expensive. We even had a fight with one of the restaurant owner for serving us trashy meal at four times the cost. Oh, and I didn't spot that pier at Patong . U look lovely with all the posing ...
    Thanks so much for ur comment on my blog !

  7. Love to see pic from journeys - sure we can follow each other - I follow you on GFC and I be happy if you follow me back!!!

    Greets from the EDELFABRIK

  8. Fail :)!!! Follow you with bloglovin!!! ;D

    Greets from the EDELFABRIK

  9. Thanks,for your lovely comment on my blog.^^
    Of course we can follow each other on bloglovin.
    Do you start with the follow?
    Lovely grees

  10. Beautiful photos and post!!! thank you so much for your visit!
    I follow you by Bloglovin! I'm very happy if you do the same.
    Have a nice day! my like by bloglovin for your post too!!!:)))

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

  11. Those pics are lovely! You are looking great! :) And of course we can follow eah other...following you on Bloglovin and FB.

    Style Without Limits

  12. What a lovely spot!


  13. I enjoyed your diary Mandira ! Thank you for stopping by;
    : of course I'm glad to follow you via bloglovin, hope you'll follow back!
    Coco et La vie en rose
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  14. Hi Mandira! I love your blog:) It's so interesting!
    Thank you for your comment, I follow you now via GFC and bloglovin!
    Have a nice day:)

  15. Amazing pics!!! <3

  16. Hi Mandira, I love you blog coz I love fashion and travelling, so I guess your blog is perfect combination and full of inspiration..

  17. Oh wow, this place looks amazing!

    Corinne x

  18. The pictures are awesome. I want to visit that place :)

    Bong's Belleza

  19. Yes! Your outfit does fir the surroundings! Looks like so much fun, and yes, I'd love to follow eachother! Just followed you:) Heres my link to follow back:

    Aesthetic Lounge

  20. Ya te sigo por Bloglovin guapa! Sígueme tu tambien ;)

  21. Many thanks for sharing this interesting sight seeing - you look really beautiful <3

    And thank you for your nice comment on my blog - I checked immediately your blog with the result: I like it!

    I would like to follow you on gfc and/or bloglovin. It´ll be great if you come return to my blog to follow me – then I will follow you immediately back.

    xx from Bavaria, Rena

    1. It´s a pleasure for me that now I follow you on bloglovin <3 It would be great if you follow me back!

      xx from Bavaria, Rena

  22. Your hair is absolutely gorgeous! And it was so cute how you accidently coordinated your outfit with the background. It's beautiful there :) I followed you on bloglovin, btw!

    -Danielle (NelleyKat)

  23. That looks like so much fun! I started following you on Bloglovin too :)

    Reviews Until You Drop

  24. Hi dear, thanks for passing by my blog! Sure we can follow each other, follow my blog and i will gladly follow you back, xxx

    Nelslicious // Facebook // Bloglovin

  25. Lovely blogpost (: , I never been to Patong before but I have been to Phuket Thailand and it's amazing. x do you mind if we follow each other ? Do let me know on my blog. xx

  26. looks amazing! i want to go too.

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  27. What a beautiful place!!! You have an interesting blog, we have followed you on bloglovin and waiting for you to do the same.
    a beautiful maison

  28. it's ok to follow each other!
    just follow me first and let me know...then I'll surely return!
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  29. looks like a great night and the place is lovely!

    surely I would love to follow each other! followed you already on bloglovin. waiting for you

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  30. This looks like a great outfit and I love all of the photos!

    Sparkles and Shoes