I ventured out to the Sunday evening Walking Street (local name: Lard Yai) on Thanon Thalang for the first time in months tonight. In fact, I first circled the Old Town area snapping photos of the always lovely Kasikorn Bank building and historic On-On Hotel on Thanon Phang Nga and a few festive buildings along … Continue reading Daily Phuket #105: 26 December 2021 – Caught by the Rain
Phuket Sunday Market Walking Street
Daily Phuket #78: 24 October 2021 – Lard Yai Returns!
Lard Yai is the weekly Walking Street set up on Sunday afternoons and evenings along Phuket Old Town's Thalang Road, the center of town and main shopping area since the late 19th century. At its height, it is chock-full of great food and souvenir stalls while many shops along the road sell a wide range … Continue reading Daily Phuket #78: 24 October 2021 – Lard Yai Returns!
Daily Phuket #5: 28 February 2021 – Getting Ready for Lard Yai
Every Sunday afternoon into the early evening for the past six years or so (well, not every week), the historic Thalang Road in the heart of Old Phuket Town is closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into "Lard Yai" -- a lengthy stretch of food, souvenir and clothes stalls and shops lining both sides of … Continue reading Daily Phuket #5: 28 February 2021 – Getting Ready for Lard Yai
Phuket Town’s Sunday Walking Street
Last night, I made a beeline from my last class at ECC to attend the inaugural Sunday walking street market Sponsored by the Phuket Old Town Community (POTC), this will take place every Sunday from 16:00 until 22:00 along Th. Thalang and Soi Rommannee in an effort to boost civic pride and the local … Continue reading Phuket Town’s Sunday Walking Street