Wat Chalong is Phuketís most important Buddhist temple and is the biggest and most ornate of Phuketís 29 Buddhist monasteries. The architecture is typical of wats found throughout Thailand. Wat Chalong is associated with the revered monks, Luang Pho Chaem and Luang Pho Chuang, both of whom were famous for there work in herbal medicine and tending to the injured.
PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - A budget airliner crashed on the Thai resort island of Phuket on Sunday, killing 88 people as it broke up and burst into flames while trying to land in driving rain, a senior official said.
Forty two people were injured, Phuket deputy governor Vorapot Rajsima told a news conference, and a hospital official said at least five of the survivors were ser...
The Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket, with 18 hole, par 72, has smooth slopes and dramatic elevation changes, taking you across and around ravines and plateaus that test all levels of skill.
The front nine holes sit among lakes and palm trees, while the second nine move you along though the mountains, hitting uphill and downhill with woods, irons and even your putter!!
One of the premier courses in the region, Blue Canyon is set in a secluded valley, overlooked by Phuket's famous hills. Host to the Johnnie Walker Classics in 1994 and 1998, and the Honda Invitational in 1996. The club offers two 18 holes championship golf courses, Canyon Course and Lakes Course.
The world championship Canyon course has won a number of international awards, inclu...