Phuket is changing rapidly and some of its better known attractions have got far too popular for their own good. There are, however, still some quiet, relatively unspoiled spots on the island where one can have a relaxing time away from the maddening crow
But first you need to ditch that tourist map and get off the beaten track.
Driving across the causeway to Phuket recently, the first thing I encountered was traffic _ lots of it. As my car inched along the congested highway, I distracted myself by reading the gigantic roadside billboards advertising luxury residential projects. Then I entered what looked like a brand new business district.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.