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The Best Thai Fried Rice & Kaprow in the Universe

I am not a cook, nor do I ever watch any of those cooking TV shows. But I have eaten a TON of Thai fried rice and kaprow over the years and this restaurant makes both dishes better than any … Continue reading






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Drone Pics Around Ubon

A visiting friend brought his new Phantom 3 drone the other day and below are some pictures we took around Ubon. I wish we could have done nothing but fly his drone around for a week. I think I’ll have … Continue reading






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Ubon News Updates

A couple years ago I started an Ubon news thread on ThaiVisa that has taken off pretty well. I’ll continue using this blog for posts about the region but any brief news about Ubon I post on the above thread so … Continue reading






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My Thai Air Scare

Exactly 1 year ago today, I flew Thai Air from Bangkok to Ubon and had the scariest moment I’ve ever had on a plane. It was an average sunny day coming into Ubon and I was peering out the window as … Continue reading






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Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge #6 Scheduled to Begin Construction in Ubon

Friendship Bridge #6 spanning the Mekong is scheduled to start construction this year in Ubon. It will cross the Mekong SE of Khemmarat in Amphoe Natan (นาตาล), Tambon Phalan (พะลาน). It should be somewhere around here. This is a project that … Continue reading






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