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Phuket 1988: Thai expat digs out his old Super 8 movies

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David Barrett gets out his Super 8 projector for another film night – this time we see Patong in 1988, already quite developed even though mass tourism was still more than a decade away. The few high-rise are certainly not cluttering up the skyline at this time.

David is sharing his early Super 8 movies with us as we wallow in some Thai expat nostalgia.

Thanks David. You provide the movies, we’ll bring the popcorn.

Another retrolicious look back to 1988 and a panoramic view of Patong, Phuket. And… Yes! That’s a lightweight 58 kgs me at the end. If you look carefully during the sweep across Patong you’ll see below is a field of palm trees. #Phuket #1988 #Retrolicious

Posted by David Barrett on Saturday, March 9, 2019

 

 

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