BangkokMap: Sunday Marketplace Inwards Former Takua Pa

Last sun (25th Jan 2015) nosotros had i of our exploring days. Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a drive, sometimes nosotros relax at domicile or don't larn far when I cause got a 24-hour interval off in addition to the kids are off school. Last sun nosotros drove, every bit green alongside no item goal inwards mind, we'd run across what nosotros felt similar on the way. I wanted to consume at a item restaurant, but every bit things turned out nosotros did non cause got fourth dimension for that! We headed towards Phang Nga Town. We create similar to explore Phang Nga Province to the due north of Phuket Thailand which has a lot of nifty scenery. We idea nigh stopping at a viewpoint cafe nigh the town, but in addition to thence nosotros realised - it's Sunday! Well, I had heard of the sun marketplace position inwards sometime Takua Pa, but terminal fourth dimension nosotros passed through on a sun at that topographic point was no market. That was inwards depression season, in addition to thence I figured it exclusively takes identify inwards high season. We've stopped inwards Old Takua Pa several times before. It's a fourth dimension warp. Built around the same fourth dimension every bit sometime Phuket Thailand Town inwards the tardily 19th in addition to early on 20th century - a give notice mining nail town alongside shophouse architecture in addition to Chinese shrines, but when nosotros get-go visited inwards nigh 2010 it was very, real quiet. Like a memory. I heard of the marketplace position a twosome of years agone in addition to it seems that sometime Takua Pa is existence promoted on a small-scale scale. If y'all remain inwards Khao Lak, for sure worth a visit. And particularly on a high-season Sunday. I approximate from Nov to Apr the marketplace position volition last there.

We took the lovely jungly route from Phang Nga to sometime Takua Pa via Noppring (route 4090), took a long detour to Tone Pariwat waterfall which we'd never seen earlier (to last blogged!) in addition to genuinely enjoyed the motion on tranquillity province roads. Reached sometime Takua Pa around 3:30pm hoping to discovery the marketplace position in addition to also feeling rather hungry! And yes, the marketplace position was happening along the principal street inwards the town. It looks something similar Thalang Road inwards Phuket Thailand, exclusively the overhead wires cause got non been removed in addition to at that topographic point are less trendy cafes!

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

(above) Old Takua Pa principal street alongside the sun market.

My get-go thought? It's much smaller than the sun marketplace position which started upwards inwards 2013 on Thalang Road inwards Phuket Thailand Town. I'm non going to propose that Takua Pa is worth a special see from Phuket Thailand, but if y'all are inwards Khao Lak, or exploring the expanse - yes! I was surprised genuinely to run across thence many unusual tourists walking around, in addition to genuinely this marketplace position did non cause got much inwards the style of souvenirs or handicrafts or things the average tourist mightiness desire to buy. But it does demonstrate that at that topographic point is some advertisement of the market. Our household unit of measurement wandered upwards the principal street, mainly looking for something to eat! I wanted a identify to sit down downwards rather than but snacks, but there's enough of nutrient to but in addition to nibble ...

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

(above) Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 handbag of spicy fishcakes would cause got been but fine for a snack

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

(above) Or some spicy sausages!

There was non genuinely a cafe or fifty-fifty a noodle store open, but nosotros did discovery a identify alongside tables within doing Kanom Jeen noodles in addition to chicken satay. My married adult woman loves kanom jeen, a existent southern-Thai favourite. The kids similar it too. Sorry to tell I don't! But a dish of satay in addition to an H2O ice tea was but fine. We sat within in addition to I snapped a photograph of a twosome of swain diners ...

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

This sometime town genuinely is a pace dorsum inwards time. I desire to explore a flake to a greater extent than around sometime Takua Pa. There is a huge Chinese shrine on the border of town, every bit good every bit a twosome of smaller ones inwards town. There are also some sometime urban pith walls in addition to I cause got read that a few of the older houses predate Phuket Thailand Town past times a few decades.

Looked similar the marketplace position was but getting going when nosotros arrived, in addition to I am sure it continues until good later dark. But nosotros had to motion dorsum domicile to Phuket Thailand a twosome of hours away. I took a few to a greater extent than photos of the marketplace position every bit nosotros headed dorsum to the car. Really is a lovely place.

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

And I loved this door (below). There are quite a few tumble-down houses. Some of these places are good over 100 years old. Wish I had the cash to purchase this identify in addition to gear upwards it up!

 Sometimes nosotros experience inwards the mood for a motion BangkokMap: sun Market inwards Old Takua Pa

I was happy to cause got been able to halt hither again, a successful 24-hour interval out alongside the whole family! Yes the kids may moan "Not some other drive! Can't nosotros remain home?", but they honey it really. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 24-hour interval out alongside the household unit of measurement is ever prissy for me. And this is a fair 24-hour interval out from Phuket Thailand. We drove nigh 300km altogether, but it was tardily driving on roads alongside non likewise much traffic in addition to enough of scenery. An tardily 24-hour interval out from Phuket Thailand really. And some other 24-hour interval when I intend nosotros are lucky to alive here!

Map showing Old Takua Pa in addition to surrounding area


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