In this March 13, 2014 photo, tourists spend time on Patong Beach in Phuket province, southern Thailand. Thailand’s sapphire blue waters, wildlife parks, delicious cuisine and raunchy red light ... more 
In this March 13, 2014 photo, tourists spend time on Patong Beach in Phuket province, southern Thailand. Thailand’s sapphire blue waters, wildlife parks, delicious cuisine and raunchy red light districts have attracted tourists for decades. Phuket is one of Thailand’s tourism honeypots. Tourists flock here in droves each year for its sun, sand and laid back ambience. And some lose their passports along the way. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sakchai Lalit
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 8:09 AM EDT