READER REPORT:

Sunburn shifts Thai tattoo

PHILIPPA HYNDMAN
Last updated 05:00 21/07/2014
Tattoo in Thailand

HAPPY: Philippa decided to get a Thai tattoo of the words imagine, dream and believe long before her holiday.

Have you got a holiday tattoo?

Share your stories, photos and videos.

Related Links

Couples tattoo: Tatts a romantic reminder Wild reminder of a Canadian wilderness No regrets over 'pointless' tattoo

Relevant offers

Asia

Indian minister, Mahesh Sharma, tells female tourists to stay safe by not wearing skirts The magical hidden idyllic paradise in Indonesia Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali: Show-stopping architecture Photographer Daxton Ward captures beauty in abandoned China opens world's longest glass bridge and thousands turn out The 10 best airports in Asia Singapore's Rail Corridor: The secrets of Singapore's ghost railway line Sigiriya Rock: Sri Lanka's must-see ancient site Escaping the wintry grip for Thailand's quiet paradise Afghanistan lures tourists despite warring

I had decided to get a tattoo while in Thailand a long time before I was due to fly out. I wanted the words "Imagine, Dream and Believe" in Thai writing.

I had to change the location of the tattoo slightly as I got really bad sunburn a few days before.

I had the tattoo done in one of many tattoo places on the main road in Krabi. I was a bit reluctant to have it done in a place where people on the street could watch, but the place we went into was clean and hygienic and they could do it right then and there.

I sorted my design with them and quickly ran to the nearest pharmacy to get some painkillers to take.

The cost of the tattoo was 3000 baht but I couldn't be bothered to talk them down.

I'm happy with the tattoo and have no regrets.

Have you ever found yourself getting tattooed while on holiday? Be it a well-planned permanent memory or a spur-of-the-moment stamp, we'd love to see the photo and hear the story behind it. Click the green button below to contribute.


View all contributions
Ad Feedback

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content